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Rooms of the heart:  The bridge between Yom Hashoah and Yom Hazikaron


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/yom_hashoah/article/rooms_of_the_heart_the_bridge_between_yom_hashoah_and_yom_hazikaron_2010042

In his official Memorial Day speech at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu described how, as a young soldier, two of his fellow soldiers, 19 years old, were killed during a lethal military operation, and how one of them, David Ben Hamu, died in his arms in the army car on the way to the closest hospital. The Prime Minister had been a member of the elite Sayeret Matkal unit, the same unit which his brother Yonatan, led during the Entebbe rescue, during which Yonatan died.

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