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Prof. Farkas of Hebrew University Among Passengers Killed in Aircrash in Italy

The remains of eight Jews who died in an aircrash some 55 miles north of here last week while en route from Israel were buried today in the town of Orbetello, near the scene of the tragedy.

The entire town participated in the funeral, following issuance of a proclamation by the mayor closing all shops and asking the citizens to pay their respects to the victims. A special Italian air force unit attended the services, which rare conducted by Rome ‘s Chief Rabbi, Dr. David Prato, and at which the local police orchestra played funeral music. Among the victims were Prof. I. Farkas, noted Hebrew University Chemistry Professor, and Asher Branzel and Moshe Zeidler, Jewish Agency representatives.

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