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  Iyar 2, 5778 , 17/04/18

Report: Army rabbi stopped female officer from reading Yizkor at ceremony

A female officer in a Central Command unit who was asked to read the Yizkor memorial prayer at the observance in her unit was informed yesterday by an Education NCO that she would not be able to do so at the orders of the military rabbinate, according to Israel Defense Forces Radio.

The officer was replaced by a male officer who read the prayer in her place.

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