President Shim'on Peres told a memorial observance for assassinated tourism minister Rechav'am "Ghandi" Ze'evi, Thursday afternoon at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, that the murder "broke off a rock from the landscape of Jerusalem and the land of Israel that Ghandi loved so much. The state of Israel lost one of the builders of the country, who fought for it, whose daring sensitivity penetrated his soul."
Peres added, "He was entranced by the country in an unending way. He was a tumultuous source which overflowed its banks. He jumped into the political waters and filled them with the spirit of a counterattacking opion - his opinion."
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