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New York U. Honors Israeli Scholar, Author with $1,000 Literary Award

April 24, 1964
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New York University announced today that Dov Sadan, of Jerusalem, Hebrew writer and scholar, has been awarded the Irving and Bertha Newman Literary prize of the University’s Institute of Hebrew Studies. The award carries a prize of $1,000.

The committee of judges hailed Mr. Sadan, now professor of Yiddish Language and Literature and Hebrew Literature at the Hebrew University, as one of the foremost Hebrew writers making a significant contribution toward the re-evaluation of modern Hebrew Literature, The prize was given to Mr. Sadan’s book of essays in literary criticism, “Ben Din L’Chesbon, ” published in Tel Aviv. Born in Galicia, Mr, Sadan settled in Palestine in 1925. He was editor of the literary supplement of the Hebrew daily, “Davar, ” for many years.

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