The father of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara died on Wednesday at the age of 97.
Shmuel Ben-Artzi passed away at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.
Ben-Artzi, born in 1914, was a writer and educator. During the pre-state era, he was a member of the Irgun paramilitary group.
Before his death, Ben-Artzi lived at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem.
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