3,000 Take Part in Jean Fischer’s Funeral
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3,000 Take Part in Jean Fischer’s Funeral

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A procession containing over 3,000 people took part in the funeral here yesterday of Jean Fischer, head of the Belgian Zionists, who died Friday night. The Diamond Exchange and the club to which he belonged lowered their flags at half mast.

The Zionist Organization was represented by Berthokl Feiwel. the Dutch Zionists by Nerthemic Delienc. the French Zionists by Mrs. Nordans and the German Zionists by Alfred Klee.

Nahum Tortzyner is expected to be named president of the Belgian Zionists.

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