Israel

ONE OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS OF THE JEWISH STATE OF ISRAEL, FORMER ISRAELI PM YITZAK SHAMIR PASSES AWAY AT 96, RIP…………..

 

Former prime minister Yitzhak Shamir died at the age of 96 on Saturday, at the nursing home in which he lived in Tel Aviv, after a long illness.

He will be buried in Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl Cemetery in a state funeral on Monday after his son Yair returns from abroad. The procession will begin at the Knesset, where the public will be invited to pay its respects.

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  1. Very sad. I heard that he walked all the way from Poland (or somewhere over there) to Israel. This guy is a real hero.

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