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Bernstein Resigns Editorship of S. African Jewish Times; Assumes Jewish Board of Deputies Post

Edgar Bernstein has resigned the editorship of the South African Jewish Times, the largest Jewish newspaper in this country and will assume the newly created post of deputy general secretary of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies, it was announced today. Bernstein was associated with the Jewish Times for 28 years and has been a member of the Board of Deputy’s executive council. He has also served as South African correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. He will be succeeded by Arthur Markowitz who has been assistant editor of the Jewish Times.