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  Sivan 11, 5772 , 01/07/12

Shamir to be Laid to Rest next to Wife

The body of former prime minister Yitzchak Shamir is scheduled to be buried, Monday evening, next to that of his wife, Sarah Shulamit Shamir, who passed away last year.

Yitzchak Shamir's coffin will be placed in the Chagall Hall of the Knesset from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday, for public viewing. At 5:00 p.m. it will leave the Knesset for the area of the Mount Herzl cemetery reserved for the nation's leaders. The funeral is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.

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