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Dr. Schwartz, JDC European Director, Chosen As Winner of Yeshiva University Award

Dr. Joseph J. Schwartz, European director of the Joint Distribution Committee, has been selected by Yeshiva University as winner of its annual $1,000 Mordecai Ben David Foundation Award, it was announced here.

At the same time it was revealed than an anonymous contribution of $50,000 in 1940, which made possible the establishment of the award, came from the late Enrico Garda, former ambassador from San Marino to France, who was a resident of the United States since 1940 until his death four months ago. The award is made annually for the “promotion and encouragement of self-respect, self-defense, independence and courage among members of the Jewish faith.”