Avraham Katz, head of the World Zionist Organization’s Youth and Hechalutz Department, died Wednesday in Nairobi, Kenya, of a heart attack. He was 55 years old. His body will be flown to Israel Sunday.
Katz was born in Nes Ziona. He was active in the Young Maccabi and the Haganah. During the War of Independence, he served in the Palmach. A member of the Liberal Party faction of Likud, he was a Knesset member from 1969 to 1981.From 1970 to 1977, Katz taught geography at Tel Aviv University.
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