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Menashe Meyerowtiz, Last Surviving Bilu Pioneer, Dies at 89; Came to Palestine in 1882

July 11, 1949
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Menashe Habilui Meyerowitz, last survivor of the original Bilu pioneers who came to Palestine in 1882, died here last night at the age of 89. A native of the Russian seaport, Nikolayev, he was the only trained agricultural worker among the first contingent of Bilu pioneers to arrive in Palestine. He was a member of the first Jewish elected assembly, formed after World War I.

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