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  12/19/2012, Tevet 6, 5773

Funeral for Top Israeli General Lipkin-Shahak Thursday

Six of Israel's highest ranking military commanders will  carry the coffin of Amnon Lipkin-Shahak. His funeral is scheduled for Thursday. Lipkin-Shahak was the Israel Defense Force chief-of-staff from 1995 - 1998. He served in the military for 36 years. He succumbed Wednesday after a long battle with cancer.