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October 11, 2010 3:34 pm

Journalist Rewarded for ‘Courageous’ Work

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Pilar Rahola. Photo: pilarrahola.com.

A Spanish journalist has been given the Anti-Defamation League’s Daniel Pearl Award, which goes to reports who have made a positive contribution to public understanding of Jews and their religion. Pilar Rahola, who received the award in Boston, was praised for his treatment of anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism. The Barcelona-born writer and former Spanish parliament member received death threats during the 2009 Gaza war for her support of Israel. The award is named after the Jewish-American reporter who was abducted and killed n Pakistan in 2002. Pearl’s parents Judea and Ruth described Rahola as “one of the most courageous and encouraging voices that we have heard from Europe in the last decade.”

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