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Funeral Services Held for Leib Spizman; Was Labor Zionist Leader

Funeral services were held here today for Leib Spizman, Yiddish writer and Labor Zionist leader, who died last Thursday aged 60. He was a member of the Farband-Labor Zionist Order’s national executive committee and of the secretariat of the World Congress for Jewish Culture. He conducted the Congress’ weekly program in Yiddish on radio station WEVD here,

In Poland, where he was born, Mr. Spizman Joined the Labor Zionist movement while still a student and in 1934, was named to the secretariat of the World Union of Labor Zionist Youth. He came to the United States via Japan in 1940. He wrote a three-volume his tory of the Zionist movement in Poland.