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  8/2/2013, Av 26, 5773

Bank of Israel Mourns Plane-Crash Victim

Acting Governor Karnit Flug of the Bank of Israel expressed deep sorrow, Friday, over the death of accountant Yigal Breitman in the crash of a private plane at the northern entrance to Eilat on Thursday. Breitman was a member of the bank's advisory committee on banking.

Doctor Flug said Breitman was one of the leaders of the Israeli financial sector. She said his death is a great loss for the business community and he will be missed on the public scene.