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        12/9/2013, Tevet 6, 5774

      MK Bar on Attendance in Mandela's Funeral


      MK Hilik Bar (Labor) related to his representation of Israel on the official delegation to the funeral of Nelson Mandela, "It is a great honor to represent Israel and the Knesset at this historic event. Mandela was a great, singular leader. He fought for equality and justice in South Africa and the rest of the world, as well as for peace in the Middle East. He paid a heavier personal price for this than most other leaders in the last centuries. May his memory be blessed."