JERUSALEM (Aug. 26)
Dr. Giora Josephtal, Minister of Housing and Development, was laid to rest this weekend at Kibbutz Galed. of which he was a member, after his remains were brought to Israel from Lucerne, Switzerland, where he died last week of a heart attack at the age of 50.
Thousands of persons filed past the Jewish Agency courtyard here where his body lay in state before the funeral procession proceeded to Galed settlement in the Jezreel Valley. Among those attending the funeral was President Izhak Ben-Zvi. Eulogies were delivered by Acting Premier Levi Eshkol, Knesset Speaker Kaddish Luz and Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive.