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        1/19/2014, Shevat 18, 5774

      Israel Prize in Talmud Research to Prof. Shama Friedman

      Education Minister Shai Piron announced, Sunday, that the 5774 (2013-2014) Israel Prize for research in Talmud (Jewish Oral Law) will be awarded to Professor Shama Yehudah Friedman of Bar-Ilan University.

      Rabbi Piron approved the recommendations of a committee headed by Professor Daniel Sperber.