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  1/24/2014, Shevat 23, 5774

Tatiana Edelstein Brought to Rest


Tatiana (Tanya) Edelstein, wife of Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, was brought to rest this afternoon (Friday) at the Gush Etzion cemetery.  She passed away last night, following a battle with a serious illness at the age of 63.

Tatiana was known for her Aliya activist activities in the USSR, as well her work as a Hebrew teacher, and of course, for her fierce battle to free her husband from the Soviet powers.  Here in Israel she worked as an engineer for the Civil Aviation Authority.