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June 28, 2000
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Avraham Shapira, a leading politician in Israel’s fervently Orthodox community, died of complications from diabetes Monday at the age of 79. Shapira became a prominent figure in the fervently Orthodox Agudat Yisrael Party and in 1981 was elected to the Knesset, where he served as chairman of the Finance Committee.

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