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Rachel Weizmann, Mother of Zionist Leader, Dies in Palestine at 87

Mrs. Rachel Weizmann, mother of Dr. Chaim Weizmann, world Zionist leader and president of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, died today of pneumonia. She was 87 years old.

During her illness, Dr. Weizmann was in constant telephonic communication with her home from London where he is engaged in preparation for the forthcoming World Zionist Congress at Geneva.