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  3/14/2014, Adar Bet 12, 5774

Rivlin Remembers Meir Har Tzion as Legendary Hero


Member of Knesset Reuven Rivlin (Likud Beytenu) eulogized Meir Har Tzion of the special forces Unit 101, Friday, as "one of the greatest legends of heroism of Israel . Heroism surrounding his life and courageous actions became a symbol and a role model, and despite the long run of years have not dulled their power."

Referring to the unit, established by Moshe Dayan and Ariel Sharon, the former Knesset speaker - related to Har Tzion through Rivlin's wife - said, " Unit 101, which he established, is linked to his name no less than that of Ariel Sharon, and eye -catching settlement enterprise overlooking the Beit She'an Valley and the Jordan Valley will stand to his credit in Israel's history."