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Myron W. Wischniak, Communal Worker, Dies

September 8, 1926
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Myron W. Wischmniak died at his home in Baldwin, L. I. He was in his sixty-third year. The main field of his activity was in Moscow, Russia, where he was among the leading workers in all Jewish national undertakings, charitable organizations, committees of relief for victims of pogroms. Mr. Wischniak was among the early “Chovve Zion” in Moscow, visited Palestine on several occasions and built a hospital wing at Tel-Aviv in memory of his parents. With the well known pianist Shor he cooperated in organizing a society for the development of Jewish national music. A substantial amount for the Jewish National Fund was left in his wills.

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