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  12/18/2013, Tevet 15, 5774

Memorial for IDF General Amnon Lipkin-Shahak

A one-year memorial service will be held for Lt. General Amnon Lipkin-Shahak on Thursday. He was  Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces and a decorated war hero having served in the Six Day War, and other significant battles against terrorist forces in later years. He passed away on December 9th 2012 after a lengthy battle with cancer. The memorial service will take place at Kiryat Shaul cemetery.