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  5/28/2014, Iyar 28, 5774

De Klerk Receives Honorary Doctorate from Haifa U.


Former South African President F. W. de Klerk on Tuesday evening received an honorary doctorate from Haifa University. De Klerk, who was the last President of apartheid-era South Africa, said that “the job of leaders is to open their eyes, recognize opportunities and take advantage of them.”

Among other recipients of honorary doctorates was famed Israeli actor Haim Topol.