Photo Credit: Amos Ben-Gershom (GPO)
PM and Mrs. Netanyahu at Knesset Memorial Day event

President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin on Tuesday night participated in the “Songs in their Memory” event, which was part of Remembrance Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars and Victims of Terrorism, at the Knesset.

President Rivlin at Yom Hazikaron ceremony at the Western Wal, May 7, 2019 / Mark Neiman (GPO)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara laid flowers at the memorial next to the wall of names, at the beginning of the “Songs in their Memory” event, which included reading aloud poems and letters written by fallen soldiers, screening of memorial films and songs of remembrance.

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Speaker of the Knesset Yuli (Yoel) Edelstein, Minister of Social Affairs and Social Services Haim Katz, President of the Supreme Court Esther Hayut, IDF Chief of Staff Lt-Gen Aviv Kochavi acting Israel Police Commissioner Moti Cohen and acting Israel Prison Service Commissioner Asher Vaknin also participated in the event.

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