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Aged Rabbi, Popular Figure in Tunis, Dies

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Rabbi Sadani Uzan, oldest rabbi in Tunis, dies here at the age of 100. His youngest son is 67 years old.

Rabbi Uzan, who was a very popular figure in Tunis, was engaged in the teaching of Hebrew for seventy-five years. Just before his death he officiated in the synagogue. His popularity extended to far districts in Tunis, from where many came to receive his advice and benediction.

M. Victor Bessis, member of the Grand Council of Tunis, was honored by the French government, which appointed him to the Legion of Honor.