A pioneer of animal rights in Israel
In addition to her son, Friedstein is survived by three grandchildren. She was buried in Savyon, next to her husband, a prominent Israeli businessman who died in 2007.
Hilda Friedstein, the South-African born animal rights advocate for who led Israel's Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA ) in Tel Aviv for 35 years, died November 7 in Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba. She was 92.
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