Israeli police arrested a man who damaged the grave of Prime Minister Golda Meir with a hammer. Police said the man apparently wanted to attack the nearby grave of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, but damaged the wrong tombstone. This week, Israel has been marking the third anniversary of Rabin’s slaying by a religious Jew opposed to the transfer of West Bank lands to the Palestinian Authority.
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