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Gedaliah Zakiff, General Secretary of Jewish Agency in Israel, Dies

Gedaliah Zakiff, 54, general secretary of the Jewish Agency for Israel, died here this morning after a brief illness.

Prior to his appointment as general secretary, Mr. Zakiff had been the Jewish Agency’s representative in Canada and in Latin America. A native of Russia, Mr. Zakiff was brought here in early childhood. He took a degree in law in Paris.

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