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May 22, 2006
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Yitzhak Ben Aharon, a stalwart of Israel’s Labor Party, died last Friday at age 99. A member of Israel’s first Knesset, Ben Aharon is considered an architect of kibbutz movement ideology merging Socialism and Zionism. Originally from what is now Romania, Ben Aharon died just two months shy of his 100th birthday.

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