Morris Mauerberger, one of South Africa’s leading industrialists and well-known Jewish philanthropist died in Cape Town at the age of 84. He played a big part in developing the local textile industry and also had other extensive business interests. He established the Mauerberger Foundation in Israel to sponsor higher studies and also a chair at the Haifa Technion. Mr. Mauerberger donated R 100,000 to establish a School of Dentistry at the University of Cape Town in 1965 and R 105,000 to establish a Chair of Opthamology at the same university in 1968. He was also a generous donor to all Jewish causes.
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