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Oldest Jewess in Poland Dies at 111

January 24, 1936
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Rachel Ackerman, believed to be the oldest Jewish woman in Poland, died today at the age of 111. Although all of her children had emigrated to Palestine, Mrs. Ackerman remained behind and was active until the very end.

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