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London Jewish Times, Only Yiddish Daily in Britain, Suspends Publication After 37 Years

The London Jewish Times, the only Yiddish-language daily newspaper in Britain, today suspended after 37 years of continuous publication. The newspaper was founded by the late Morris Meyer, one of the first Labor Zionist advocates in this country, who edited it until his death during World War IX. His son, Harry, succeeded him as editor and publisher.

In a farewell statement in today’s issue, the editor pointed to increasing publication costs and diminishing income as reasons for suspension of the newspaper. The editor disclosed that an appeal to Jewish organizations and individuals to help the paper overcome its difficulties had failed.

The only Yiddish paper now published in London is the Orthodox Agudas Israel’s weekly, “Jewish Post.”