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Rabbi Babad, Leader of World Agudath Israel, Dies in London; Was 58

Funeral services were held here Sunday for Rabbi Abraham Babad, chairman of the European executive of the Agudath Israel World Organization and a ranking member of the Agudath Rabbinical Council. He died here Friday at the age of 58.

Born in Poland, Rabbi Babad emigrated to England in 1932 and occupied pulpits of several synagogues. He was active in numerous Jewish organizations and was a frequent contributor of articles on religious law to journals in England, Poland, Israel and the United States.