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Herzog: 'No one asked fallen sons and daughters who was right-wing, who was left'

(JNS) — Israel began marking the Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism on Tuesday evening when, at 8 p.m., a one-minute siren rang out throughout the country, causing all to stop in silence.

The central ceremony was held at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem in the presence of Israeli President Isaac Herzog and Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi.

In his speech, Herzog stated: “Our sons and daughters, who fell in defense of our state, fought together and fell together. They did not ask—nor did anyone ask them—who was right-wing and who was...

 

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