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Knighthood, Israeli Style

Shimon Peres has won so many prizes that he’s ready to start giving his own.

Israel’s president has announced the creation of the President’s Award, a new honor intended to serve as the Israeli equivalent of a British knighthood, the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom and the French Legion of Honor. The prize is for individuals and organizations who’ve made “exceptional contributions to the state of Israel or humanity,” as Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot described it last week.

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Knighthood, Israeli Style

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