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        1/10/2014, Shevat 9, 5774

      Founding Member of Ghetto Fighters Kibbutz Dies at 89

      Chavka Folman-Raban, one of the founders of the Ghetto Fighters Kibbutz in northern Israel, died on Thursday night at the age of 89. Her funeral will be held on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. in the cemetery of the kibbutz.

      Folman-Raban, an Auschwitz survivor, was a member of the Jewish Combat Organization which was instrumental in engineering the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.