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  Tishrei 30, 5773 , 16/10/12

Moshe Dayan's Tomb Vandalized on Death Anniversary

Police are investigating vandalism, Monday evening, at the gravesite of Moshe Dayan in the cemetery of Nahalal, in northern Israel's Jezreel Valley. Tuesday marked the 31st anniversary of his passing on the secular calendar. The perpetrators spray-painted the tomb with graffiti denouncing the former foreign minister, who rose to fame as defense minister during the Six Day War of 1967 but was blamed by many for failures at the beginning of the Yom Kippur War.

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