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Joseph L. Malamut, Veteran Jewish Journalist, Dies in Los Angeles

Joseph L. Malamut, veteran Jewish journalist, died of a stroke at the age of 82 in the Jewish Home for the Aged here. He was an editor and writer for more than 60 years before coming to California. He became a resident of the Home in 1963, and there initiated and edited an English-Yiddish newspaper for the residents.

Mr. Malamut was born in Russia, and came to the United States in 1903. He has been a member of the editorial staffs and editor of a number of Jewish newspapers, among them publications issued in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Montreal, Detroit and Los Angeles.

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