The Jew in South
A Record of what individual
Jews are doing
in the various spheres of
the Country’s life
: The Century
Publishing Company (Pty.,) Limited
are three entries in this book for Rokiskis-born Jews and
their biographical sketches follow:
Bacher, Solly – Clothing
in 1901 in
and educated there. Came
in 1921. Married
in 1933 to Chanah Teperson.
Postal Address: 69,
- Minister, Boksburg North Hebrew Congregation.
Born in 1903 in
. Educated at the
Yeshivah “Meah Shearim”,
, and studied Chazanuth under Chief Cantor, Isaac Shnitzer of
. Married in 1922
to Miriam Friedman. Served
as Chazan at the “Malbim Synagogue,”
, from 1927-1930 when appointed to his present position.
Lecturer to the Hatechiyah Organization 1935-1938.
Executive member of Boksburg Zionist Soc., Zionist
Youth Soc. and Chevra Kadisha. Delegate
Board of Jewish Education and
Board of Jewish Deputies.
Postal address: 65,
, Boksburg North.
Joffe, Morris – Hardware
Merchant. Born in
. Married to
Hannah Rebecca Cohen. Came
in 1910. Director,
Blankfields (Pty.), Ltd. One
of the founders of the Melville-Auckland Park Hebrew Cong.,
and its president ever since its inception in 1927; Com member
of the Jeppe “Gmilus Chassodim” and “Ain Yakov” Soc.
since 1935; Com. Member of the Old-Aged Home since 1935;
Chairman of the Dushater Soc. since 1928.
Delegate to the
Federation of Synagogues; Com. Member Klerksdorp Hebrew Cong.,