Mervyn Horwitz

Outgoing IUA/UCF Pretoria, South Africa Campaign Chairman

​Mervyn is a leader who is much respected and highly regarded by everyone who has worked with him at all levels, both local and national. During his communal career, a period that spans almost three decades, he served in a wide range of leadership positions, including Chairman of the IUA/UCF Pretoria Campaign for 22 years. A former soldier in the IDF, who served during the period of the Sinai campaign (1956), Mervyn’s devotion to Zionism and Israel is legendary. He his married to Shirley and is the father of four. On November 11, a ceremony in his honour was held at KH-UIA World Headquarters in Jerusalem.