Yiddish Translator, Novelist Get Caiserman Awards in Canada
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Yiddish Translator, Novelist Get Caiserman Awards in Canada

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A translator of Yiddish works and a novelist are the winners of H. M. Caiserman Awards, established by the Canadian Jewish Congress for outstanding contributions to Jewish letters, it was announced here.

The awards, presented by Lavy M. Becker, chairman of the ORC national executive, at a meeting of the Canadian Jewish Historical Society, went to M.S. Dunsky, Yiddish translator and author of commentaries to several books of the Midrash, and to C.J. Newman, author of “We Always Took Care of Our Own,” a first novel. Mr. Dunsky was awarded a cash grant of $500, and Mr. Newman received $750. The H.M. Caiserman Awards commemorate one of the founders of the CJC in 1919.

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