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        12/19/2012, Tevet 6, 5773

      Former Chief of Staff Lipkin-Shahak Dead at 68

      Former IDF Chief of Staff Amnon Lipkin-Shahak passed away Wednesday at the age of 68. Lipkin-Shahak was hospitalized Tuesday in serious condition after battling cancer.

      Lipkin-Shahak was awarded twice for courage on the battlefield. He was later in politics for several years, and served as Tourism Minister and Transportation Minister.

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