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In the first chapter of the Second Book of Samuel, when David learns of the death of Saul and Jonathan, he proclaims, “They were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions”.

And two chapters later when David learns of the death of Avner, he declares to his soldiers, and to all of Israel; “Know well that a Prince and a great man of Israel has died this day”.

W. Gunther Plaut, father and husband, son and grandfather, brother and uncle; eminent man of letters; a rabbi of the word and the deed, was swift like the eagle, strong like the lion.  He was a prince and a great man of Israel, and now he has died…

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