In 2001 Professor Bar-Zohar was knighted by the President of France, who awarded him the title “Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur." In December 2002 Bar-Zohar was awarded the “International Migration Award” by the International Organization for Migration, grouping more than 150 nations. In October 2005 he was awarded the Ben-Gurion prize. In 2012 he was awarded the Prime-Minister's Prize for Hebrew Writers. In February 2007 Bar Zohar published “Shimon Peres – The biography” (Random house, New -York). In November 2012 he published together with Nissim Mishal the “Mossad - The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service”. In 2013 Bar-Zohar and Mishal published the "IDF - the Great Operations of the Israeli Army", for the 65th anniversary of the State of Israel.