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Netanyahu’s cousin and benefactor Nathan Milikowsky dies at 78

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The Jewish-American business entangled in the corruption cases of his cousin, former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 78.

Nathan Milikowsky’s death was confirmed by the ex-premier turned opposition chairman on Twitter.

“Nathan Milikowsky, my beloved cousin, passed away last night after a long illness,” Netanyahu tweeted.

“Nathan was the eldest cousin of our clan — incredibly wise, unfailingly kind, always curious, always searching. He spent his last years fighting a horrible disease with the same courage and tenacity that he showed throughout his life,” Netanyahu wrote.

“He will stay forever in our hearts. I will miss him as a brother,” he added.

Milikowsky is survived by his wife and two daughters. Throughout his business career, he served as top executive and invested in a number of firms that produced raw materials in the US and........

© The Times of Israel

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