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Jew Elected Deputy Mayor in Johannesburg; Two Jews Get Govt. Posts

Two Jews were named here to South African Government posts, while a third was elected by the Johannesburg City Council as Deputy Mayor. The new Deputy Mayor is Israel Schlapobersky, a member of the City Council for a number of years and former deputy chairman of the Council’s works and traffic committee.

On the Federal level. Dr. S.S. Israelstam, professor of chemistry at the University of Witwatersrand, was reappointed to a third term as a member of the Prime Minister’s Scientific Council. David Miller, former principal of the Cape Town High School, was named to membership on the new National Advisory Education Council. The Council will assist the Minister of Education to implement new policies now being debated in Parliament for a new national educational policy.

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