Body of Prof. Boris Schatz Still in Denver Mortuary; Son Unheard from Since June 8th

The body of Professor Boris Schatz, noted Jewish artist and founder of the Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, who died here on March 23rd following an operation, is still held in a local mortuary here, it was confirmed today.

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent learns that the body has been held at the Meyer Mortuary since his death upon instructions from his son, Bezalel Schatz, who had ordered the body prepared for shipment to Palestine.

Nothing has been heard from the son since June 8th. The local rabbi, it is stated, pleaded for permission to bury the body, but his plea was denied for lack of legal authority.

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency was unable to reach any one here who could confirm that the body was being held because there have not been sufficient funds for its shipment to Palestine.

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