Cecil Hyman, a former Israel Consul General in New York, died in Jerusalem yesterday at the age of 81. Born in England, Hyman served in Palestine with the Jewish Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers of the British army in World War I and settled in Palestine where he became manager of Barclay’s Bank.
He was an editorial writer for the Jerusalem Post (then Palestine Post) for many years while working as a banker. He served as Consul General in New York in the early 1960s and as Minister to South Africa.
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