Hayim Hazaz, Israeli Writer, Wins New York University Prize
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Hayim Hazaz, Israeli Writer, Wins New York University Prize

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Hayim Hazaz, a prominent Israeli writer, has been named the recipient of this year’s annual Irving and Bertha Newman Prize of the Institute of Hebrew Studies of New York University. The $1, 000 prize will be presented to Mr. Hazaz next month in Jerusalem for his book “B’kolar Echad” (In One Collar Chain), which depicts the patriotism and self-sacrifice of the illegal underground during the period before the establishment of the State of Israel.

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