Libyan-Jewish leader Meir Kahlon dies

The death has been announced of Meir Kahlon, Chairman of the World Organization of Libyan Jews and a founder of the Libyan -Jewish museum in Or Yehuda. Kahlon was also for many years head of the organisations representing Jews from Arab lands in Israel before he was succeeded by Levana Zamir.


The funeral takes place today at 1200; the procession will pass the Or Yehuda Libyan-Jewish Museum.

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