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Dr. Israel Kligler Buried on Mount of Olives; Notables Attend Funeral

September 26, 1944
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Dr. Israel J. Kligler, American head of the Hebrew University’s Department of Bacteriology and Hygiene, was buried today on the Mount of Olives following impressive funeral services and an eulogy delivered by Dr. Judah L. Magnes, president of the university. Hundreds of persons, including American Consul-General Lowell C. Pinkerton, the Polish consul, members of the faculty of the Hebrew University and representatives of all Jewish institutions and scientific groups, attended the funeral. Dr. Kligler died suddenly Saturday night from a heart attack.

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