Speaking at the opening Remembrance Day ceremony at Jerusalem's Yad Lebanim memorial on Tuesday, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu remembered his brother, Yoni Netanyahu who fell in the Entebbe rescue operation, and friends that fell by his side in battle.
He spoke of the pain felt by a family after notification that a relative has fallen. "From that time, their world is cut in two," he said, " and what it was before, will never be again."
On Remembrance Day, he said, when the siren sounds, the people of Israel stand united, in memory of all those that sacrificed their lives for the country.
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