Lapid farewells Israel Prize winner Aharon Yadlin

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 Lapid said goodbye to Israeli Prize winner Aharon Yadlin

The State of Israel is saying goodbye today to Aharon Yadlin, the Israel Prize Laureate.

This was announced by Prime Minister Yair Lapid.

Yadlin was a minister education and a public figure “to the marrow of his bones.”

“He who led the concept that education should be the highest priority of the State of Israel, cared about the future of children and gave his best years to the field of education, was one of the founders of Beit Berel, who continues to teach. On behalf of the Government of Israel and the State of Israel, I offer condolences and hugs to the whole family, dear Amos and Ruth, you are blessed with a father and grandfather, an example and a role model, and you will continue his path in your public mission,” he said.

Yadlin died tonight, August 12, in his sleep. He was 96 years old. His funeral will take place this Sunday at 17:30.
He was one of the leaders of the labor movement in Israel and served in the Knesset. As Minister of Education in the first Rabin government, he introduced long school hours in schools in developing cities and disadvantaged areas.

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