Yuli Edelstein's wife passes away at age of 63

Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein's wife, Tatiana Edelstein, passed away Thursday evening after a long battle with a sickness, the Knesset announced. She was 63. Her funeral will take place in the Alon Shvut Cemetery in Gush Etzion on Friday at 1 pm.


Edelstein was an immigration to Israel activist, as well as a Hebrew teacher in the USSR. After arriving in Israel she worked as an engineer in the civil aviation authority. The two were married 33 years. (Ynet)