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Moshe Ron Dead at 81

Moshe Ron, veteran secretary of the Israeli Daily Newspaper Editors Committee and of the World Federation of Jewish Journalists and former secretary general of the Israel Journalists Association, died in his sleep at home yesterday.

Ron, who was 81, was laid to rest today, after lying in state at Beth Sokolow, headquarters of the Journalists Association in Tel Aviv which he was instrumental in building. Born Moshe Danzigerkron in Warsaw, to a Gur Hasidic family, he worked in Poland for the Yiddish Zionist daily paper, Haint, and represented that paper when he came to Palestine in 1935.