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      Archive: 4/14/2013

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        4/14/2013, Iyar 4, 5773

      Jewish and Gentile IDF Soldiers to be Buried Together

      Following the media storm over the recent IDF regulation to place two flags on the tomb of the last fallen IDF soldier in case he isn’t Jewish, MKs Elazar Stern (The Movement) and Nachman Shai (Labor) wish to legislate common burial for all IDF fallen soldiers. Shai explains, “Any soldier who fights for the country deserves a proper military burial beside his comrades, unless his family feels otherwise.”