Moshe SharettDeath

Moshe Sharett dies at 71

7 Jul, 1965

Sharett dies of lung cancer at Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital. After being in and out of the hospital for several months he is reportedly doing well until he is hospitalized again, falls into a coma and dies. The family discloses his will that:

News of my death not be published through mourning notices in the streets; no eulogies should be delivered at my funeral and interment; I should be laid to rest in the old cemetery at Tel Aviv, next to the graves of Dov Hoz and Eliahu Golomb.

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