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        1/31/2014, Shevat 30, 5774

      Ya'alon at Berlin Railroad Station: Never Again!


      Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon took part, Friday morning, in a memorial observance for victims of the Holocaust on Platform 17 of Berlin's railroad station, from where Jews were sent to ghettos, concentration camps and death camps. Speaking as defense minister and the son of a Holocaust survivor who lost her parents and sisters, he reflected on the case of the victims and the state of Israel, a rare military power which reaches out in peace but won't allow the systematic murder of Jews for the sole reason of their being Jewish.

      Saying that Israel will cut off the hand of any enemy, Ya'alon said that he remembers and swears, in the name of the state of Israel, "Never again!"

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