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        7/2/2012, Tammuz 12, 5772

      Rivlin Calls Shamir 'An Unbreakable Rock'

      Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin eulogized former prime minister Yitzchak Shamir, Monday morning, in a memorial service shortly after Shamir's coffin was placed in the Knesset Plaza. Rivlin began by saying, "The hall of democracy was honored by you, as Knesset speaker, as prime minister, as opposition leader, as a leader planted among the people."

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