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the Jews the respect of their fellow citizens ; and his indefatigable labours for the advancement of the objects of the Anglo-Jewish Association will never be forgotten. Soon afterwards the Association lost in the Right Hon. Sir George Jessel, Master of the Rolls, a Vice-President whose name shed lustre on his community and his country. Still more recently the Council has had to deplore the death of the Rev. M. N. Nathan, who at the inception of this Association acted as one of its honorary secretaries, and rendered many useful services in the endeavours made for the furtherance of education. The Council have also to mention with regret the deaths of several foreign benefactors who have passed away since the publication of the last annual report. M. Judah Sidi was President of the Alliance Schools in Smyrna, in which he took the deepest interest. Dr. Moses Allatini, who died in September, will always be affectionately remembered as the noble-hearted founder and supporter of Jewish Schools and other institutions at Salonica. Last October Charles Netter died at Jaffa (Palestine). His name was identified with every important work of the Alliance Israelite, which Institution he helped to organise in 1861. At the time of his death he was engaged in devising practical plans for ameliorating the condition of the Jews in Palestine. This loss was followed by that of Dr. Landsberg, who was unremitting in his endeavours to induce the Jews of Germany to make common cause with the Alliance Israelite. In Alexandria (Egypt) the Anglo-Jewish Association
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