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  5/22/2014, Iyar 22, 5774

‘Makor Rishon’ Editor Uri Elitzur Passes Away

Makor Rishon editor Uri Elitzur passed away today (Thursday) at the age of 68, after a long battle against cancer.  Elizur, a recipient of the prestigious “Sokolov” award for written journalism and life’s work, worked for Makor Rishon for over 10 years and in the last few months, served as the editor-in-chief.

Elitzur is survived by a wife and six children. His funeral will take place today at 4:30 p.m. in the Ofrah cemetery.