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South African Board of Deputies to Build New Center for Johannesburg Jews

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies has announced plans today for the construction of a community center for Johannesburg Jewry on a newly acquired site near Witwatersrand University. The building, to be completed within three years, will contain a museum, library, communal archives, lecture rooms, a small synagogue and facilities for students and youths. It will also provide new headquarters for the South African Jewish Board of Deputies.