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        12/25/2013, Tevet 22, 5774

      Bereaved Father Visited Grave in Snowstorm


      The bereaved father of IDF Staff Sergeant Nitai Stern praised the Israel Defense Forces and staff at Mount Herzl Military cemetery in Jerusalem for their assistance during the snow storm which took place a week and a half ago. Reuven Stern stated he thought about skipping the annual recitation of kaddish in his son's memory due to the unprecedented snowstorm that paralyzed much of the country. However special tractors were deployed to clear a path in the snow. Sterns aid cemetery caretakers made sure he could reach his son's grave site.