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