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Uzzi Feinerman Dead at 51

Funeral services were held today for Uzzi Feinerman, a Labor Party member of Knesset, who died suddenly last night on his way to a Knesset Finance Committee hearing. He was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital from a heart attack. He was 51. Burial was at Kfar Yehezkel, his birthplace.

Mr. Feinerman, who had served as general secretary of the Moshavim movement, was an ardent disciple of the late David Ben Gurion but he remained within the Labor Party after a Ben-Gurion-led Rafi faction split-away. As a Lieutenant Colonel in the Reserves, he served on the Golan Heights during the Yom Kippur War. Mr. Feinerman’s place in the Knesset will be filled by Amos Horowitz of Nahajal, a former Rafi member, and brother of Yigal Horowitz, head of the State List and Knesset member.