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Executed Irgun fighter’s tefillin found after 75 years

Executed Irgun fighter’s tefillin found after 75 years

Hanan Greenwood, JNS April 20, 2022

(Israel Hayom via JNS) -- Decades after they were lost, the tefillin (phylacteries) of Irgun fighter Dov Gruner, who was hanged by the British in 1947 after being caught during a raid on the Ramat Gan police station, are going on display in a new exhibition...

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