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Jacob Fichman, Critic, and Rabbi J. Lifshitz Receive Ussishkin Memorial Prizes

The Ussishkin Memorial Prize was awarded today to the well-known Hebrew author and critic, Jacob Fichman, for his critical study of the late Chaim Nachman Bialik, foremost Hebrew post. Rabbi Jacob Lifshitz, who served as chaplain of the Jewish Brigade during the war, also received the prize for his “Book of the Jewish Brigade.”