Max Goldberg, Intermountain Jewish News Editor, Publisher Dies at 61

Funeral services were held here Friday for Max Goldberg, publisher and editor of the Intermountain Jewish News, who died Wednesday at the age of 61 after a long illness. A native of Denver, he became editor and publisher of the nationally famous weekly in 1943. Mr. Goldberg was very active in the community on behalf of numerous humanitarian causes, in B’nai B’rith, and was a founder of the General Rose Hospital and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Beth Hamedrosh Hagadol Synagogue.

Mr. Goldberg conducted a weekly half-hour television program since 1953. “On The Spot,” where he interviewed national and local political personalities, and wrote a column for 25 years for the Denver Post, “Side Street.” Mrs. Goldberg, responding to what she said were many inquiries, said that the Jewish weekly, which has a widespread reading public in the Denver-Rocky Mountain area, will continue publication and that she has assumed the position as publisher. Mrs. Goldberg had been acting publisher during Mr. Goldberg’s illness these past two years.

CORRECTION: Yosef Tekoah, Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, said that Jerusalem “has had a Jewish majority for more than a century,” not a Jewish minority, as inadvertently reported in the Oct, 26 issue of the Daily Bulletin.

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