PM: Remembrance Day also includes non-Jewish soldiers

April 14, 2013 17:45

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, spoke on Sunday before a group gathered at Yad Labanim a few hours before the siren will officially mark the beginning Remembrance Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars.

Netanyahu was careful to note that Remembrance Day honors not only Jewish soldiers who have fallen, but all soldiers who have died while serving in the IDF, a group that includes, "Muslims, Christians, Bedouins, Druze, and Jews...soldiers that have come from all walks of society...we feel their loss."

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