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Czech Leader Who Took His Own Life is Buried

Dr. Alexander Weiss, head of the Trencin Jewish community, who committed suicide by leaping from a mountain rock, was buried Friday. The funeral was conducted from the Trencin synagogue, with thousands, including representatives of government authorities, in attendance.

Dr. Weiss recently suffered a nervous breakdown, said to have been induced by financial reverses.

Elisha Ben Gabreil Gallico served as chief of the Safed yeshivah in the sixteenth century.