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  3/22/2013, Nisan 11, 5773

Obama Lays Wreath at Rabin's Tomb

United States President Barack Obama of the United States lay a wreath at the tomb of assassinated prime minister Yitzchak Rabin in Jerusalem's Har Herzl Cemetery on Friday. He also placed stones on the graves of Rabin and his wife Leah. One of the stones came from the grave of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King.

The president exchanged pleasantries with members of the Rabin family before and after the ceremony, and was heard saying "It was an honor."