Menu JTA Search

Dr. Mordecai Katz, Jewish Author and Editor, Dies in Miami

Dr. Mordecai Katz, well known Jewish author and journalist, died here suddenly at the home of Dr. A. Mukdoni, noted Jewish critic, while attending a birthday party given for the latter.

Born in Lithuania 69 years ago. Dr. Katz came to the United States before World War I and obtained his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1925. He was for many years a member of the editorial staff of the Jewish Daily News and when this newspaper closed, he became the editor of the Jewish Courier, a dally newspaper in Chicago, which ceased publication several years ago. Later, he joined the Jewish Morning Journal in New York.