Thursday, November 02, 2006

Yuval Rabin: If alive, my father would save Israel from troubles

By Amiram Barkat, Haaretz Correspondent, and Haaretz Service

Israel observed Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Day, marking 11 years since Rabin's assassination, with a state ceremony Thursday near the slain prime minister's grave at the Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem.

In his eulogy to his father, the late prime minister's son Yuval said, "if he were alive today, my father would have abandoned all the political considerations and taken it upon himself to save Israel from its troubles."

Over at, Alex Stein has rather a different take on the matter.

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Israel Police Commissioner Moshe Karadi and lawmakers from across the political spectrum joined the Rabin family at the ceremony.

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