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  10/23/2013, Cheshvan 19, 5774

Ya'alon Praises Murdered Min. as "Ahead of His Time"


Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon spoke at a memorial ceremony for Tourism Minister Rehavam Ze'evi who was murdered 12 years ago. "His views may have been ahead of their time and the disillusionment of many in recent years is proof of that," Ya'alon stated. He added that Israel has "a responsibility to educate the next generation to a Zionism without cynicism... to remember where we came from and what we are fighting for..."