Eli Mohar laid to rest in Holon cemetery

Hundreds of people gathered at the Holon cemetery Sunday evening to pay their last respects to legendary Israeli songwriter and journalist Eli Mohar. Mohar, 58, died last Thursday after succumbing to cancer. As a major figure in Israeli entertainment, his funeral was attended by a number of celebrities, including Arik Einstein, Ephraim Shamir, Gidi Gov, and Eyal Maged. Mohar is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren.