Memorial Service for the Fallen
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Memorial Service for the Fallen

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Despite heavy rain, snow and hail, a modest ceremony took place on Mt. Herzl yesterday in memory of fallen Israeli soldiers whose burial places are unknown. The service traditionally takes place an the seventh of Adar, the date on which Moses died and was buried in an unknown place.

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