Remembering Rabin

November 6, 2014 by David Zwartz
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More than 40 people gathered at the Yitzhak Rabin memorial in New Zealand’s capital Wellington at a service  remembering the assassinated Israeli Prime Minister.

Ambassador Yavne lays a wreath  Pic: Amos Palfreyman

Ambassador Yavne lays a wreath Pic: Amos Palfreyman

The event was conducted by the Israeli Deputy Chief of Mission Teddy Poplinger.

Councillor Iona Pannett represented the City of Wellington on behalf of the city’s mayor.

Israeli Ambassador Yossi Livne spoke of the anguish of Rabin’s killing in 1995, and how the quest for peace in the region still continues.

Those present joined in Shir LaShalom (“Song for Peace”) which Rabin had been singing at the peace rally in Tel Aviv just before he was shot.

 

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One Response to “Remembering Rabin”
  1. Fiona Yael Sweet Formiatti says:

    A great man, one with vision and humanity.

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