Early Zionist Leader Dies in Palestine
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Early Zionist Leader Dies in Palestine

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Gershon Hurvitz, one of the founders of the Rishon-lezion colony in 1882, second oldest Jewish settlement in modern Palestine, died today at the age of 74.

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