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Rabbi Steinsaltz Receives Presidential Award (Chabad.info)Follow the link for more photographs of the event.
Last night, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, a Lubavitcher known for his phenomenal translation of the Talmud into Hebrew received the Presidential Award of Distinction from Israeli President Shimon Peres for his extraordinary and unique donation to the Jewish world and heritage.
Background on the award is here. Background on the Steinsaltz Talmud is here with many links.