The Jew in South Africa
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:
Solly – Clothing Manufacturer.
Born in 1901 in
and educated there. Came to
in 1921. Married in 1933 to
Chanah Teperson. Postal
Jacob. - Minister,
Boksburg North Hebrew Congregation.
Born in 1903 in
. Educated at the Yeshivah
, 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 to
Board of Jewish Education and
Board of Jewish Deputies. Postal
, Boksburg North.
Morris – Hardware Merchant. Born
. Married to Hannah Rebecca
Cohen. Came to
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.,
1916-1921. Postal Address: