Nigeria/June 4, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/124 views /nigeria Israel’s first lady dies at 73share on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel Nechama Rivlin Israel’s first lady, Nechama Rivlin, 73, died on Tuesday morning after battling with a respiratory disease for years, the Presidential Residence announced. She died at Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva. Three months ago, Rivlin underwent a lung transplant. Loading… Rivlin suffered from pulmonary fibrosis and required the constant use of a portable oxygen tank, which was attached to her even during official ceremonies she attended with her husband. ALSO READ Laterna Ventures seek exposure, regular reading for pupils | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement: “Together with all the citizens of Israel, my wife Sara and I express deep sorrow at the passing of the wife of the president, Nehama Rivlin. “We all prayed for her healing during the recent period in which she fought bravely and with all her might for her life. ALSO READ Imo Guber: APC Mocks Okorocha, Applauds Imolites“We extend our heartfelt condolences to the president and to all his family. May her memory be a blessing,” he said. Rivlin was born in Moshav Herut, an agricultural community in today’s central Israel. Her parents, Drora and Mendi, emigrated from the Ukraine and were among the pioneer founders of the community. ALSO READ May 29: What Gov. Ajimobi said in last speech to Commissioners, Special Advisers - Daily Post NigeriaIn 1971, she married Reuven Rivlin and the couple lived in Jerusalem. Rivlin had a BSc in Botany and Zoology. As the first lady, she focused her activities on the environment, nature and art, as well as children with special needs. Share this: Related Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleObla’s trial: When the hunter becomes the hunted – Opinions – Tribune Onlinenext article260 aggrieved APC members beg Osinbajo to accommodate them – Daily Post NigeriaRelated Posts448 shares Nigeria/June 27, 2019 /No Comment Procurement of 1000 AK-47 rifles was approved by Jonathan -Amosun reactsNigeria/June 27, 2019 /No Comment See The Luxury SUV Innoson Will Give Winner Of Big Brother Naija Season 4 [PHOTOS]BREAKING: Tribunal Dismisses INEC’s, Buhari’s Applications For Dismissal Of PDM’s PetitionBreaking: Court adjourns Kano kingmakers suit against GandujeBoko Haram kills 29 farmers in fresh Borno attack – Premium Times NigeriaTrain project: Lagos to shut streets in Ikeja Friday nightPRAWA advocates for decriminalisation of petty offencesBREAKING: Election Tribunal Dismisses HDP’s Petition Against BuhariBuilding better houses for the poor and the planet – The Nation NewspaperStolen vehicles: Okorocha gives Ihedioha 7-day ultimatum to show proof Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.