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        12/6/2011, Kislev 10, 5772

      Moshe Svorai Passes Away at 98


      Moshe Svorai, a member of the pre-state Lechi (Stern gang) militia, passed away, Monday evening at the age of 98. He was wounded by the British during their search for Lechi leader Avraham Stern and arrested a number of times on suspicion of illegal activity.

      Svorai was a resident of the Samarian (Shomron) Jewish community of Sheked. He will be buried in the portion of the Haifa cemetery dedicated to veterans of the pre-state underground militias. The time of his funeral was not announced.