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New Chief of Sa Jewish Board

At a meeting of the executive council of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies last week Aleck Goldberg, the general secretary, was appointed to the top post of executive director. Goldberg was formerly a member of the teaching profession and joined the staff of the Board of Deputies in May, 1958 as secretary of the public relations committee.

He has written numerous articles for various journals, particularly on Jewish affairs, which are published by the Board of Deputies. He is also a well-known public speaker who has lectured to Jewish and non-Jewish groups throughout the country. Goldberg was educated at the University of the Witwatersrand and Ermelo High School and is fluent in both official languages, English and Afrikaans.