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What should be said in a eulogy?

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What should be said in a eulogy?

'The people of Israel have lost one of their heroes'

A close friend of fallen YAMAM operator Noam Raz, who died of combat wounds on Friday, remembers him as both fierce fighter and family man.

'The people of Israel have lost one of their heroes'

A third grader’s eulogy

One of Rabbi Avishai Yecheskel's young students wrote a letter to his bereaved family: "You were privileged to have a father like this."

 A third grader’s eulogy

The challenge of an honest eulogy

Saying goodbye:Rabbis are often anxious standing before a funeral chapel filled people each wondering "how the rabbi will handle this one.”

The challenge of an honest eulogy

'You walked among us like a king'

Former Defense Minister Moshe Arens laid to rest in Savyon. President Rivlin and Prime Minister Netanyahu participate in funeral.

'You walked among us like a king'player

'A pleasant child with a constant smile'

Kiryat Herzog Yeshiva head in Bnei Brak tells of student Evyatar Yosefi, killed while navigating parachutist unit.

'A pleasant child with a constant smile'

Abbas eulogizes Amos Oz: 'His life was full of contributions'

PA Chairman pens letter read at funeral: 'I received with great sorrow news of death of outstanding author and thinker the late Amos Oz.'

Abbas eulogizes Amos Oz: 'His life was full of contributions'player

'Never was and never will be one like him'

PM participates in funeral of close friend - leading attorney Weinroth: 'a great person has left us.'

'Never was and never will be one like him'player

Meghan McCain mocks Trump during eulogy for her father

Megan McCain weaves attack on President Trump into eulogy. Trump does not turn other cheek, answers her on Twitter.

Meghan McCain mocks Trump during eulogy for her fatherplayer

'Rabbi Yehuda Bohrerl lives on'

Former Knesset Member and Founder of Bet El Yaakov "Ketzaleh" Katz eulogizes fellow Bet El founder and co-worker Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Bohrer.

'Rabbi Yehuda Bohrerl lives on'player

Lau: Eli Weisel was a man of tremendous faith

'For forty days he was able to risk his life and put on tefillin in Auschwitz.'

Rabbi Lau: Eli Weisel was a man of tremendous faith

Shaked: Families of murderers to pay heavy price

Justice Minister Shaked in eulogy for Rabbi Mark: 'The Land of Israel belongs to the Jewish people. The answer to murder is construction.'

Shaked: Families of murderers will pay a heavy price

Hundreds Attend Funeral for Rock Attack Victim

'You rest in the soil of the city in which you were born, which you loved, in which you were murdered.'

Hundreds Attend Emotional Funeral for Rock Attack Victimplayer

Naftali Bennett's Father Laid to Rest

Bennett gives emotional eulogy for his father Jim, saying he was 'a good Jew, a Zionist, who pursued peace.'

Naftali Bennett's Father Laid to Restplayer

Bracha's Suicide 'Shot Heard 'Round Israel'

Thousands eulogize senior police commander Ephraim Bracha as man who fell against 'evil incarnate' in corruption scandal.

Senior Police Chief's Suicide 'Shot Heard 'Round Israel'

'Jewish Unity, Strength is My Consolation'

Gabriel Sassoon mourns his seven children in a heartrending letter, asks Jewish people to take a good deed upon themselves in their merit.

Bereaved Father: Jewish Unity, Strength is My Consolation

14-Year-Old Victim 'Will Never Be Forgotten'

Yosef Zohar, 14, was murdered Wednesday night in Holon; police are investigating while the family tries to cope with the difficult loss.

14-Year-Old Stabbing Victim 'Will Never Be Forgotten'

Sad, Brave Final Hours of Religious IAF Navigator

Tamar Ariel, who delighted all with her strength and modesty, is laid to rest. A survivor recounts her courage, even as strength ebbed.

New Details on Sad, Brave Final Hours of Religious IAF Navigator

Lahat Was 'Tel Aviv's Herod,' Says Rivlin

President eulogizes ex-mayor Shlomo Lahat and says he designed its 'special bi-national character.'

Lahat Was 'Tel Aviv's Herod,' Says Rivlin

'Last Night They Were Still Dancing'

Father of Jerusalem family poisoned by pesticide released from hospital in time for funeral. 'God took them in an instant.'

'Last Night They Were Still Dancing'

Thinking of Peres, Hip-Hop Mogul Eulogizes Sharon

Russel Simmons of Def Jam Records mistakes Sharon with Peres in Twitter eulogy, takes it back writing 'I was no fan of Sharon.'

Mistaking Him for Peres, Hip-Hop Mogul Eulogizes Sharon

Live: Sharon's Coffin Arrives at Knesset

Watch live ceremony from the Knesset as former members of the public pay their final respects to former PM Ariel Sharon

Live: Public Pays Respects as Sharon's Coffin Arrives at Knessetplayer

Rivlin: Ariel Sharon ‘A Jewish Hero’

Rivlin praises Sharon despite post-Disengagement rift. ‘He was first and foremost a Jew.’

Rivlin: Ariel Sharon ‘A Jewish Hero’

Rabbi Neuwirth was ‘Accepted by Everyone’

Halakha expert Rabbi Neuwirth remembered as modest, always willing to help.

Rabbi Neuwirth was ‘Accepted by Everyone’player

Rare Peace Now Approval for ‘Settler’ Rabbi

Peace Now head joins right-wing MKs in eulogizing proud ‘settler’ rabbi as a symbol of peace.

Rare Peace Now Approval for ‘Settler’ Rabbi

Thousands at Rabbi Froman’s Funeral

Thousands accompany renowned Tekoa rabbi on his final journey.

Thousands at Rabbi Froman’s Funeral

Netanyahu on Shamir's Famous Statement on Arabs

PM Binyamin Netanyahu eulogizes former PM Yitzchak Shamir on his famous statement, “The Arabs are the same Arabs and the sea the same sea.”

Netanyahu Eulogizes Shamir on 'The Arabs Are The Same Arabs'