Toulouse Jewish school shooting victims put to rest

March 21, 2012 10:34
Bodies of French shooting victims land in Israel

Bodies of French shooting victims land in Israel 370. (photo credit: Gideon Markovitz)


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The funeral of the four victims of the Toulouse Jewish school was held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

A French military plane carrying the bodies of the four victims, Rabbi Yonatan Sandler, his two children Aryeh, six, and Gavriel, three; and eight-year-old Miriam Monsonego, arrived in Israel early Wednesday morning. French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe accompanied the bodies and was expected to attend the funerals.

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The funeral procession began at 9:15 a.m. and the official ceremony took place at 10:00 a.m. at Givat Shaul's Har Hamenuchot cemetery, including remarks from Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, Interior Minister Eli Yishai, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin and other ministers, dignitaries and rabbis.

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