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Teddy Kollek

Age: 95

Israeli politician who served as the mayor of Jerusalem from 1965 until 1993. Known as a bridge-builder between Jews and Arabs after Israel took over Palestinian-controlled East Jerusalem in 1967, Kollek advocated coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians. Kollek also developed the city's cultural landscape, building museums, gardens, and a sports center.

Died: Jerusalem, Jan. 2, 2006

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