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        3/31/2013, Nisan 20, 5773

      Yaalon: ‘Deep Shame’ at Attacks on Elderly


      Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon expressed disgust over recent attacks on the elderly. “I believe that we all struggle to find the right words for this horrible, intolerable phenomenon,” he said. “But: as a human, and a citizen, I feel great shame at these violent acts.”

      “We must give significantly harsher punishments to those who attack the elderly,” he added.

      Over the weekend two incidents were reported in which elderly men were attacked by young men in public parks.