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Dvora Maatel Levin Dead at 90

July 24, 1981
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Rabbanit Dvora Maatel Levin, widow of the late leader of Agudat Yisrael, Yitzhak Meir Levin, died here yesterday at the age of 90. She was the sister of the Hasidic Rabbi of Gur (Gerrer Rebbe) and her funeral was attended by thousands of Gerrer Hasidim. Her late husband was leader of the Aguda in pre-war Poland and later in Israel and he served as a minister in Premier David Ben Gurion’s first government.

She was a noted personality in her own right. Acquaintances said of her that she inherited a goodly portion of the wisdom and good sense of her father, Rabbi Avraham Mordechai Alter, the Rabbi of Gur and most prominent leader of pre-war European Orthodox Jewry.

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