Sir R. W. Cohen Struck by Car in Jerusalem
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Sir R. W. Cohen Struck by Car in Jerusalem

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Sir Robert Waley Cohen, Anglo-Jewish oil magnate and active worker in Jewish causes, was seriously injured today when he was struck by an automobile.

Sir Robert, who is fifty-eight years old, recently retired as president of the Jewish Colonization Association. He has been a frequent visitor to Palestine since it became a British mandate.

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