Rivlin honors soldiers at annual Independence Day event

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April 23, 2015 10:14

 
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120 outstanding IDF soldiers were honored on Thursday at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem at an Independence Day event marking the 67th anniversary of the creation of the state.

"Today we celebrate all voices of society," President Reuven Rivlin said to cheers from the crowd. "We are celebrating our freedom to honor all voices together – regardless of our differences." The annual Independence Day ceremony is the first for the president, who shook the hand of each of the 120 recipients

For the first time as chief of staff, Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot saluted the men and women in uniform, when each stepped forward to receive a citation plus a scholarship for higher education.

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