Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Monday, September 30, 2002

A signer of Israel's declaration of independence died today.

Zerah Warhaftig, one of the signers of Israel's Declaration of Independence and a rescuer of Jewish refugees during World War II, died Thursday, friends said. He was 96. One of the 37 signers of the declaration of independence on May 15, 1948, Warhaftig was a member of Israel's parliament, the Knesset, from 1949-81, and minister of religious affairs from 1961-70.

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