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  11/9/2011, Cheshvan 12, 5772

Netanyahu Unable to Attend Rabin Memorial Services


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is unable to attend Wednesday’s memorial services for former Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin due the death of his wife’s father earlier in the day.

The Prime Minister spoke with Dalia Rabin, the former Prime Minister’s daughter, and explained that Sarah Netanyahu's father, Shlomo ben Artzi, died only a few hours earlier.

Dalia Rabin expressed her condolences to Sarah Netanyahu and her family. Moshe Ya’alon, deputy Prime Minister, will take Prime Minister Netanyahu’s place in the annual memorial services Rabin.