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June 14, 2004 5:07 p.m.
Teva Announces a Two for One Stock Split

Jerusalem, Israel,, June 14, 2004 - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) announced today that the Board of Directors has approved a two for one stock split of the Company's Ordinary Shares/ADRs, which will be effected in the form of a 100% stock dividend. Each Ordinary Share/ADR will entitle its holder to one additional Ordinary Share/ADR. Shareholders of record at the close of business on June 24, 2004, will receive one additional Ordinary Share/ADR for each Ordinary Share/ADR held.

Certificates for the additional Shares/ADRs will be distributed by the Company's transfer agent on or about June 30th, 2004.

Due to different trading procedures on NASDAQ and on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, it is expected that the Teva Shares will start to trade ex-split on the TASE, Israel on June 27, 2004 and ex-split on NASDAQ, on July 1st, 2004.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., headquartered in Israel, is among the top 25 pharmaceutical companies and among the largest generic pharmaceutical companies in the world. The company develops, manufactures, and markets generic and innovative human pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Close to 90 percent of Teva's sales are in North America and Europe.



Safe Harbor Statement under the U. S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This release contains forward-looking statements, which express the current beliefs and expectations of management. Such statements are based on current expectations and involve a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause Teva's future results, performance or achievements to differ significantly from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include Teva's ability to successfully develop and commercialize additional pharmaceutical products, the introduction of competitive generic products, the impact of competition from brand-name companies that sell their own generic products or successfully extend the exclusivity period of their branded products, Teva's ability to rapidly integrate the operations of acquired businesses, including its recent acquisition of Sicor Inc., the availability of product liability coverage in the current insurance market, the impact of pharmaceutical industry regulation and pending legislation that could affect the pharmaceutical industry, the difficulty of predicting U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other regulatory authority approvals, the regulatory environment and changes in the health policies and structure of various countries, acceptance and demand for new pharmaceutical products and new therapies, uncertainties regarding market acceptance of innovative products newly launched, currently being sold or in development, the impact of restructuring of clients, reliance on strategic alliances, exposure to product liability claims, dependence on patent and other protections for innovative products, fluctuations in currency, exchange and interest rates, operating results and other factors that are discussed in Teva's Annual Report on Form 20-F and its other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.