First South African Jewish Daily Newspaper Begins Publication in Johannesburg
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First South African Jewish Daily Newspaper Begins Publication in Johannesburg

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“The Jewish Daily News,” the first South African Jewish daily newspaper, “began publication here today.”

The first issue carried messages of good-will from .Up. Albert J. Stals, Minister of Health and Education, J.J. Piennar, Adminiotratoi1 for the Transvaal, and prominent members of the South African Parliament. The paper will feature articles and the complete news file of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund