Last fallen soldier. Period. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Sam
    • 12.04.13 | 03:11 (IDT)

    What is that army's policy ? They should put a flag on the last fallen soldier's grave. Period. Why should they now put one more on the last fallen Jewish soldier's grave if the last one to be killed was not a Jew ? WHAT DOES THAT MEAN ? Does that mean honoring a fallen non-Jewish soldier is difficult ? Israel must be a Jewish state, but at the same time there must be no privilege at all for Jews. That's democracy and freedom. And what are those sections for soldiers whose religious status is in doubt ? In what modern country this kind of section exists ? Where is dignity for the dead ?????

    from the article: IDF backtracks: Last fallen soldier will be honored in ceremony, regardless of Jewish status
    First published 23:37 11.04.13 | Last updated 23:06 11.04.13
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