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Abraham Menes, Bundist and Biblical Scholar, Dead at 72

Funeral services will be held here Tuesday for Abraham Menes, 72, a scholar and author of studies relating Socialism to the Prophets, who died here Saturday. Interment will be in Israel. Mr. Menes a member of the staff of the Jewish Daily Forward since 1947, was a graduate of the Mirer and Grodno yeshivas in Poland and was active in the pre-war Jewish community in Grodno. He was an active member of the Bund, the Jewish Socialist Party. He settled in Paris after the rise of Hitler and, with his family, was brought here by the Jewish Labor Committee in 1940. He was one of the original founders in Europe of YIVO, the Jewish Scientific Institute.