Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Remembrance Day (1977)

Dry Bones
April 13, 1977

(1977) Dry Bones cartoon: Israel, Remembrance Day, yom haZikaron, 1977
Today's Golden Oldie has the flag at half-mast for Yom Hazikaron back in 1977.

This evening begins the 2012 Israeli Remembrance Day (Yom HaZikaron).
According to Ynet:

2012: Number of Israel's fallen stands at 22,993
"Total of 126 names added to sad list of fallen soldiers, victims of terrorism in past year. Government to discuss plan to build memorial hall in Mount Herzl A total of 126 new names have been added to the list of Israel's fallen soldiers and terrorism victims who will be honored at this week's Remembrance Day events. Israel now has 10,524 bereaved families who have lost 22,993 loved ones. The families include 2,396 orphans and 4,992 widows."-more

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