Kindergartners in Jerusalem held a memorial ceremony last week for the children killed in last month’s Oklahoma City bombing.
Bearing U.S. and Israeli flags, the children planted an almond tree outside he Na’amat day care center May 18.
The U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, took part in the ceremony.
“Some looked to the Middle East for the perpetrators of this vile, cowardly act,” he said. “Instead of finding culprits in the Middle East, however, we were deeply grateful to be overwhelmed by an outpouring of sympathy and support from this part of the world.”
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