Nahum Branea, distinguished journalist and political analyst, wins Israel Prize
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Posted: March 13 2007

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March 13 2007 (Jewswire.com) - Yedioth Ahronoth's reporter Nahum Barnea, one of Israel's most highly esteemed journalists and political analysts, was elected to receive the Israel Prize for journalism this year. Barnea will receive the award in a special ceremony on Independence Day.

"Barnea always makes sure to be close to the action, in places of social turmoil, in times of war or terror attacks, and even when his presence there puts his life at risk," the judges wrote.

Barnea, 63, became a journalist during his years as a student of history and political science in the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In 1981 he won the Sokolov Prize for outstanding journalistic work. In 1997 he was crowned by Israel's Channel 2 as "the most influential journalist in Israel."

Barnea's columns in English are published on Ynetnews.com, the English website from Yedioth Ahronoth.

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