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S h o l i m A l S h e i k h ,
Yemenite chief rabbi; author o f cabbalistic booklets;
a g e d
d. Jerusalem, Palestine; (reptd.)
A u g .
21, 1944.
S k l o w e , B e n j a m i n ,
journalist, England; ed.
contributor to other Jewish
publications; theatrical manager Hebrew theatre, publicity manager Habima
and Ohel Players; a founder “Amanut,” society for Jewish culture; aged 48;
killed in accident, London, England, Feb. 3, 1945.
S o r i n e , N i c h o l a ,
Zionist leader, Russia; a founder
(the Dawn), Zionist
periodical in
S t .
Petersburg; aged 64; d. Paris, France, Mar. 23, 1945.
S z o l d , H e n r i e t t a ,
Zionist leader, director of Palestine activities of Hadassah;
b. Baltimore, Md., Dec. 21, 1860; settled in Palestine 1920; editorial secy
Publication Com. Jewish Publication Society of Am., 1892-1916; ed.
Jewish Year Book
, 1904-8; associated with Zionist undertakings, in U. S. and
Palestine, since 1909; founded, 1912, Hadassah, women’s Zionist Org. o f
Am., first pres., 1912-26, hon. pres, since 1926; organizing dir. American
Zionist Medical Unit since 1917, later, dir. Hadassah medical orgn. in Pales-
tine, in charge of health centers; organizer Youth Aliyah 1933-45; author of
articles on Zionism; translator; d. Jerusalem, Palestine, Feb. 13, 1945.