Gantz Remembrance Day Speech

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz spoke at the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Western Wall on Sunday evening, beginning with the powerful lyrics from the song, HaKotel, which describe a mother dressed in mourning black who refuses to pray, because she has already given the Kotel her greatest treasure, her son.
"As I stand here tonight and think about that mother dressed in black, I see many mothers here dressed in black...and I appreciate your losses and all that you have given," Gantz said.
"You have tied your souls indefinitely to the fate our country, and as I stand here before you, representing the IDF, I promise you that our army will continue to serve Israel in their name," he continued.