Israeli First Lady Dies

The First Lady of Israel, Nechama Rivlin, has died after a lung transplant she received months ago, according to VOA News.

Rivlin, the wife of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, was born from parents who emigrated from Ukraine. She went on to marry Rivlin in 1971.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called her “heroic” due to her “battle against pulmonary fibrosis.”

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