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Dr. Mateo Goldstein, Veteran Zionist Leader, Dead; Was Judge

Dr. Mateo Goldstein, a former Argentine judge and veteran Zionist leader in this country, died here today at the age of 54. A former president of the Argentine Zionist Organization, and of the Latin American Confederation of General Zionists, Dr. Goldstein, who settled in Israel several years ago, was here on an economic mission.

Born in Argentina, Dr. Goldstein was a civil judge in San Juan from 1934 to 1942 when he went into private practice as an attorney in Buenos Aires. A columnist for various Latin American-Jewish newspapers, he had long been active in Zionist circles and was a member of the Argentine delegation to the 23rd World Zionist Congress in Jerusalem. He was the author of various works on Jewish law and on Israel and Theodore Herzl, all in Spanish.