Yacimovich: Lipkin-Shahak was an officer and a gentleman

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
December 19, 2012 13:58

Labor party leader Shelly Yacimovich on Wednesday responded with "great sorrow" to the death of Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, describing the former IDF chief of staff as "an officer and a gentleman, a revered leader and exceptional person."

Yacimovich hailed Lipkin-Shahak's integral role in maintaining Israel's security, but also highlighted his moral character, saying he was an honest and decent person who was beloved by all.

She concluded by sending her condolences to Lipkin-Shahak's wife Tali and their five children.

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