MEXICO CITY (Dec. 26)
The Zvi Kessel prizes for the best works of Jewish literature in 1957 were announced here today. The awards, $250 each, were voted to novelist Z. Liamont of New York, Dr. Mark Dvorszecki of Tel Aviv and Abraham Golomb of Mexico.
Mr. Diamont will receive the prize for a book of short stories in Yiddish. Dr. Dvorszecki will be given the award for his memoirs in Hebrew on life in the Vilna ghetto under the Nazis, and Mr. Golomb will be honored for his volume on 50 years of Jewish education which was published in Brazil. A fund for the prizes was established in 1947 by Zvi Kessel, local industrialist, and is administered by the Jewish Central Committee of Mexico.