Menu JTA Search

Body of Maurice Schwartz to Lie in State in Tel Aviv Theater

In response to the demands of thousands of admirers of the late Maurice Schwartz, the body of the leading Yiddish actor-producer will lie in state until Sunday at the Ohel Shem Hall here. The coffin will then be flown to New York for burial in accordance with the actor’s last wishes. Mr. Schwartz died here yesterday of a heart ailment. He was 72.