The Israel Prize "is the most highly regarded award in Israel. It was first awarded in 1953 by the Minister of Education Ben-Tzur Dinor, and has been awarded every year since then on the eve of the Israeli Day of Independence. Each year a group of judges. Recipients of the Israel Prize can be individuals or groups that have demonstrated excellence or broken new ground in a certain field. They must be Israeli citizens." 
- 2008 Winner Rabbi David Weiss Halivni
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- Israel Prize, Jewish Virtual Library, accessed September 1, 2008.