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Dr. Neumann Awards Prizes in Israel for Essays on U.S. Jews

Dr. Emanuel Neumann, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive in New York, awarded prizes here yesterday to the winners of the first Abba Hillel Silver Memorial Essay Competition.

The first prize in the contest went to Tel Aviv high school student Moshe Negi who, along with two other students, won cash awards for their essays on "Contributions of American Jewry to the Struggle for the Establishment of the State." Six other Tel Aviv students received honorable mention.