JERUSALEM (Aug. 2)
The deeds of a man are his tombstone. With this ancient observation Yitzhak Navon. the chairman of the Zionist General Council and Deputy Knesset Speaker, rounded off a eulogy today for Louis A. Pincus at his graveside at the end of the shiva period. Knesset speaker Yisrael Yeshayahu and top Zionist leaders led a large contingent. and Pineus’ sons, Allon and David.said Kaddish after the service. Pincus died last Thursday at the age of 61.
Navon said Pincus personified the rare mixture of a man of action and a man of vision. He said he had admired Pincus’ calm handling of often long and awkward executive sessions or congresses. Pincus had no time for verbse speeches but at the same time had the ability to hear out his opponents, Navon said.
Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem announced today that its South African friends had decided to endow a “Louis Pincus post-operative intensive care project” in memory of the Zionist leader. Dr. David Maier. hospital director, said the new unit, to be included in the hospital’s new premises being built in a Jerusalem suburb, would provide direct and continuous supervision of patients after surgery. severe trauma or poisoning.