Aryeh Shenkar, President of Israel’s Manufacturers Assn., Dead

Funeral services were held here today for Aryeh Shenkar president of the Israel Manufacturers Association for many years and owner of the Lodzia Textile Company, who died this week-end at the age of 82. Prime Minister David Ben Gurion eulogized Mr. Shenkar, who was a director of the Bank Leumi and headed many financial and industrial enterprises.

Born in Russia, Mr. Shenkar headed a textile firm in Kiev before emigrating to Israel in 1924. He was vice-president of the Standards Institute of Israel and a member of the Government Standing Committee for Trade and Industry.

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