1922-199560.000 attend rally commemorating 9th anniversary of Rabin’s assasination

I have nothing clever to add to this. Read about Saturday’s rally at Rabin square in Tel Aviv here, here, here, here and here (where Sharon apologizes to Rabin).

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  • Yitzhak Rabin’s daughter, Dalia Rabin-Pilosoff, specifically uninvited Shimon Peres to the big concert in the square for the first time. I remember her voicing some serious questions about the death of her father and the investigation that left a lot unanswered. Does she also think that Shimon was behind part of it?

  • According to the Maariv article, they didn’t want to give it a “political flavor” so Peres and Barak didn’t speak.

  • T_M,
    were you at the rally? It wasn’t a memeorial event, it was a political rally. Did you see how many signs were promoting ‘Yahad’, the new Meretz-Beilin party? How many religious people were invited to speak?

  • Josh, of course it had political overtones. The point of the article is that they wanted to minimize this and bring “real people” who aren’t politicians to speak at the rally.

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