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Body of Hissim Behar Veteran Alliance Israelite Worker Who Died in January Being Sent to Palestine F

The body of the late Nissim Behar, a prominent worker in the Alliance Israelite Universelle and the founder of the Alliance Schools in the Orient, who died here on January 1st., nearly a year ago, has been placed on board the steamer “Providence” to be carried to Palestine for reinterment there, in accordance with the wish expressed in his testament.

Mr. Behar, who died in his 83rd. year, was born in Jerusalem. He came to the United States about 1900, being sent there by the Alliance Israelite in connection with the Russian-Jewish passport question in America, and he continued to deal there with the questions of Americanisation, immigration and other Jewish questions. He was Managing Director of the Liberal Immigration League.