OU Congratulates Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein on Winning the Israel Prize in Jewish Religious Literature

24 Feb 2014

The Officers and Staff of the Orthodox Union

Extend their warmest congratulations to

Rabbi Dr. Aharon Lichtenstein,

The just-announced recipient of the Israel Prize in Jewish Religious Literature,

Which is awarded by the Israel Education Ministry and will be presented

In Jerusalem on Israel Independence Day, Iyar 6, 5774,corresponding to May 6, 2014.

Rabbi Dr. Lichtenstein is widely regarded as one of the great intellects and spiritual leaders of

the Torah World.

The Prize, considered to be Israel’s highest honor, recognizes Rabbi Dr. Lichtenstein’s contributions in the fields of Torah, Tanach, Mishnah, Talmud, Halacha, Midrash & Jewish Law.

He has been a model for generations of students and Jewish leaders and a guiding light for the Jewish world.

To Rabbi Dr. Lichtenstein we proudly say, “Mazal Tov and Yasher Koach.”

May you continue to teach us and lead until 120 years.

The Orthodox Union

Martin Nachimson, President

Stephen J. Savitsky, Chairman of the Board

Rabbi Steven Weil, Executive Vice President

Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, Executive Vice President, Emeritus

Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO, OU Kosher

Rabbi Avi Berman, Executive Director, OU Israel

Paul Glasser, Senior Director of Institutional Advancement


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