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        1/24/2014, Shevat 23, 5774

      Yuli Edelstein's Wife Passes Away


      Tatiana (Tanya) Edelstein, wife of Speaker of the House Yuli Edelstein, passed during the night (Thursday) following a prolonged struggle with a serious illness.  She was 63 years old.

      Tatiana was an Aliyah activist and Hebrew teacher in the Soviet Union.  Afterward, in Israel, she worked as an engineer at the Civil Aviation Authority.

      The funeral is scheduled for this afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Kfar Etzion cemetery.

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