Ussishkin Literary Prize Awarded to Two Writers for Essay and Play on Work of J.N.F.
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Ussishkin Literary Prize Awarded to Two Writers for Essay and Play on Work of J.N.F.

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Moshe Smilanski and Isai Ben Yosef were today awarded the annual Ussishkin literary prize. The award–for an essay written by Mr. Smilianski and a play by Mr. Ben Yosef–was divided between the two, Their respective literary productions described the role of the Jewish National Fund in the establishment of Israel.

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