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Machover Bequeaths $219,600 for Relief of Needy Jews in Israel, Diaspora

The will of the late John M. Machover, the Russian-born social worker, Zionist leader and eminent international lawyer was published here today. Machover, who served as junior defense counsel in the Beilis trial in Kiev in 1911, died June 8 at the age of 91. He left the equivalent of $219,600 which will go to the Machover Charitable Trust for relief of needy Jews in Israel and the diaspora. His private library and papers–many of them of historical value–were left to Metzudat Zeev (Jabotinsky Institute) in Tel Aviv.