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Have you entered the Biggest Jewish News of the Week Contest? One hundred dollars in cash prizes await the winners of this interesting letter-writing competition.

Many readers of the Jewish Daily Bulletin, college and high school students, have found this Biggest News contest a highly educational pastime. The contest, now in its Fifth week, is growing in popularity as the weekly prizes are distributed. Has your letter been entered for a share in the cash awards and medals?

The fifth Biggest Jewish News of the Week Contest started with Sunday’s weekend edition of the Bulletin. The news period for this week’s competition continues until Friday. You can select any item as the biggest Jewish news of the week and in a letter of not more than 250 words give your reasons for the choice. If the judges pick your letter as the best in the general reader or non-student division, you will be awarded twenty-five dollars in cash as first prize. Second and third prizes in this group are ten dollars and five dollars, respectively.


If you are a college man or woman your winning letter also will be worth twenty-five dollars, and ten dollars will be awarded the second prize winner and five dollars to the writer of the third best letter.

High school students receive ten dollars and a gold medal for their winning letter, while five dollars and a silver medal is given to the second prize winner. Two dollars in cash and a bronze medal goes to the third prize winner.

Entrants in the Fourth Biggest Jewish News of the Week Contest had until midnight Monday to bring or mail their manuscripts to the office of the Jewish Daily Bulletin. Prize winners will be announced this Friday.

The weekly contest is open to everybody. Get into it. Rules are simple. There are no strings attached. All you need to enter are the six consecutive entry coupons which appear daily in the Bulletin.


This news feature has found great favor with high school students of Greater New York. Thirteen schools are entered in the race for the News Trophy which will be awarded the school with the greatest number of points at the end of the semester. James Madison High School of Brooklyn heads the list with 195 points. A student of that institution, Achad Sanders, repeated his victory of the second week, when he won five dollars and a silver medal, Sanders’ name headed the group of winners in the third week competition and he was awarded ten dollars and a gold medal.

Fraternity men in colleges are finding this contest very interesting. Not only does it enable them to develop an insight into news developments, but as one Greek-letter man said, "If I win first prize in your very interesting contest, I’ll be able to go to my Christmas hop in New York."


Get into the swing of it. Enter one contest. You’ll find it fascinating to tell the editor what you, think should be the biggest Jewish news of the week. And, what is important, your letter may be worth part of the $100 in cash prizes distributed to the winners.

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