Prof. Shmuel Ahituv to be 2015 Israel Prize laureate in Biblical Research

Prof. Shmuel Ahituv, of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, will be awarded the Israel Prize in Biblical Research, the Education Ministry announced on Thursday.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who holds the Education Ministry portfolio, approved the recommendation of the prize committee headed by Prof. Eliezer Greenstein.

The other members of the prize committee included: professors Gershon Brin, Gershon Galil and Sarah Yefet.


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