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Ariel Sharon eulogized by Israeli, world leaders at Knesset
The Times of Israel ^ | January 13, 2014 | Haviv Rettig Gur

Posted on 01/13/2014 12:17:40 AM PST by OddLane

series of foreign dignitaries landed in Israel on Monday morning to attend the funeral of former prime minister Ariel Sharon, who died at the age of 85 on Saturday.

A ceremony was set for 9:30 a.m. at the Knesset before the casket is taken from Jerusalem for the final time. At 2 p.m., Sharon’s body will be laid to rest at Sycamore Farm in a full military ceremony. His casket will be carried by eight IDF major generals.

Stay with us for live coverage throughout the day.

(Excerpt) Read more at timesofisrael.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: arielsharon; israel; sharon; sharontribute

1 posted on 01/13/2014 12:17:40 AM PST by OddLane
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To: SJackson

ping


2 posted on 01/13/2014 12:24:21 AM PST by OddLane
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To: OddLane

Rest in Peace good statesman and soldier of peace...


3 posted on 01/13/2014 12:47:47 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: OddLane

Anyone from the Israel hating Obama administration going?


4 posted on 01/13/2014 5:09:03 AM PST by Lawgvr1955 (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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5 posted on 01/14/2014 4:54:32 PM PST by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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