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January 21, 1998
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Israeli Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Zevulun Hammer died at 61 following a bout with cancer. Hammer was leader of the National Religious Party and a key figure in the Gush Emunim settlement movement. He was remembered across the political spectrum as a sincere and moral figure. A dinner for Netanyahu at the Israeli Embassy in Washington was canceled because of Hammer’s death.

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