NEW YORK (Feb. 29)
William M. Landau, president of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, announced today the appointment of Maurice Samuelson as the United Kingdom correspondent of the JTA. Samuelson, 40, now a journalist on the Financial Times, was the editor of the London Jewish Observer and Middle East Review from 1967 to 1974. He has worked for the BBC and is a contributor to leading British periodicals on the Middle East and Israel. Samuelson was born in Australia but grew up in Manchester. England. He is a graduate of Oxford University. He is married, with three children. Samuelson succeeds Mark Segal in this post effective March 7.