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        10/9/2013, Cheshvan 5, 5774

      Min.of Education Allocates NIS 40 Million to Higher Ed

      Minister of Education and Chairman of the Council for Higher Education, Shai Piron, and Chairman of the Planning and Budgeting Committee, Manuel Trajtenberg today (Wednesday) toured Jerusalem’s Hebrew University together with University president Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson, in preparation for the next week’s onset of the new academic year.

      “A stable and strong higher education is one of the cornerstones of Israeli society which is inseparable from a democratic society. It is the window of opportunity for our young people to enter society and the economic workforce, including those with disabilities,” Piron commented.

      “I see this NIS 40 million as an opportunity to further  the accomplishment of this national strategic goal,” he added.