Simha Hinkis

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Simha Hinkis (1907-1988), born in Ukraine ... immigrated to Palestine in 1925 ... In 1927, he joined the police and served as traffic policeman at Abu Kebir. In the unrest of 1929, he and his friends killed at least five people (three men and two women) and injured two children when a Jewish mob broke into a house between Tel Aviv and Jaffa. He was arrested, tried, found guilty of the premeditated murder of an Arab family, the Awan family in Jaffa. On 5 February 1930, he was sentenced to death by hanging. He thus became the first Jew sentenced to death under the British mandate. However, is sentence was commuted to 15 years in prison and he was released in 1935.

He played football for Hapoel Allenby and early years of Hapoel Tel Aviv. In the 1950s, he was appointed chairman of the Sports Association in Israel.

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