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Cut Yourself Slice of $100 Cake with 250-word Letter on News

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A brand new contest begins in the Bulletin today. It is the Sixth Biggest Jewish News of the Week competition with $100 in cash prizes ready to be distributed among college men and women, high school students, and readers of the Bulletin who do not attend a school or university.

Whether you have entered this contest before or not doesn’t matter. The new competition is open to everybody. The rules are simple. The contest is judged solely on merit.


Start your hunt for the Biggest News of the Week in today’s issue of the Bulletin. It may prove a treasure hunt with a share of the $100 weekly cash prizes waiting for you. Can you decide the biggest Jewish news of the week after reading the Jewish Daily Bulletin for six days? If you can, then write a letter to the editor telling him in not more than 250 words what you think is the most important news of the week and why.

There is no age limit. The fact that you may have won a prize before does not matter. The judges select winning letters on their contents only.


Don’t be discouraged if you have entered this contest before and your letter has not been included among the winners. Of the nine men and women who shared the $100 in cash when the prize winners for the fourth contest were announced, six were old timers. They had been trying for four weeks before their letters were selected as the best in their division.

Coupon number one is published today marking the beginning of the sixth contest. On each succeeding day a new entry blank will appear until coupon six is published on Friday, December 21. These six coupons must be mailed with each news letter that is submitted to the contest editor.


The coupons make high school students, collegiates, and general readers of the Bulletin eligible to send in their letters. There are no strings attached.

All letters on the sixth contest must be mailed to the Bulletin not later than midnight, Monday, December 24, with the six contest coupons enclosed.

The complete set of rules for this contest are published in today’s week-end edition of the Bulletin.

The news period for the fifth biggest Jewish news of the week contest ended Friday, December 14. Letters on the news for the fifth period must be in before midnight, Monday, December 17, to be eligible for a share in the $100.

To date $400 in cash prizes and medals have been awarded winners of the four previous contests.

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