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Israel buries last survivor of Treblinka death camp

February 22
19:01 2016

Oudim (Israël) (AFP) – Hundreds of people attended Monday's funeral in Israel of Samuel Willenberg, the last survivor of the World War II Nazi Treblinka death camp, who has died aged 93. Willenberg was buried in the cemetery of the farming village of Oudim in central Israel, with hundreds of mourners including President Reuven Rivlin in attendance. "I stand here as president of the state of Israel, beside the grave of the last witness of Treblinka, and before me are — together with you — 850,000 Jews," Rivlin said.

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