Barbra Streisand
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Barbra Streisand receives an honorary PhD

Barbra Streisand received an honorary doctorate of philosophy degree from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem on Monday.

The performer was presented the award in recognition for her human rights work and dedication to Israel and the Jewish people.

She already holds an Honorary Doctorate in Arts and Humanities from Brandeis University in Massachusetts, and has also received many awards during her career.

Streisand is one of just a few stars to have won all four major US awards - an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and an honorary Tony.

  • 18 Jun 2013