Thousands attended the funeral of Ezer Weizman, a former president of Israel. Weizman, a hero of the 1967 Six-Day War and one of the architects of Israel’s 1979 peace accord with Egypt, succumbed to pneumonia at his Caesarea home Sunday. He was 80.
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