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Monument Unveiled for Jabotinsky and Wife at Graves in Jerusalem

A monument erected over the graves of the late Zionist Revisionist leader Zeev Jabotinsky and his wife Joanna was unveiled atop Mount Herzl here this weekend on the first anniversary of the Jabotinskys’ reinterrment in Israel. The unveiling took place at a ceremony attended by leaders of the Revisionist movement; Jerusalem Mayor Mordecai Ish-Shalom; Deputy President of the Israel Supreme Court S. Agranat; Ariyeh Pincus, chairman of the Jewish Agency Executive and other prominent government and military figures.

A color guard bearing the flags of the various affiliates of the Revisionist movement opened the ceremony and was followed by 16 veterans of the movement’s civilian and fighting branches who formed a guard of honor. Jabotinsky’s only son Professor Erie Jabotinsky removed the blue and white drape from the monument and the late Zionist visionary’s three grandchildren lit the memorial flame in front of the tomb.

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