Genia Twersky, Pioneer Israel Social Worker, Cousin of Shazar, Dead at 60

Funeral services were held here yesterday for Genia Twersky, a pioneer in the social work field, twice a member of the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, and a member of the executive of Histadrut, Israel’s Labor Federation. President Zalman Shazar, a cousin of Mrs. Twersky, attended the funeral.

Mrs. Twersky, who died at the age of 60, headed Haifa’s and Jerusalem’s Departments of Social Work, and was active in Moetzet Hapoalot, Women Workers’ Council. At the end of World War II she spent two years on missions to DP camps on behalf of the Jewish Agency, and later went on missions to the United States, Canada and Mexico.

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