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Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Father, Benzion, Dies at 102

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The father of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Benzion, died at the age of 102 on Monday morning in Jerusalem.  Benzion was an active supporter of Zionist leader Ze’ev Jabotinsky, and worked closely with him.

Former professor emeritus at Cornell University and expert in Medieval Spanish Jewry, Benzion’s funeral details will be announced.  For the full story, click here.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/prime-minister-netanyahus-father-benzion-dies-at-102/2012/04/30/

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