why did we need to change a prayer than worked fine for 64 years? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zionist forever
    • 17.05.12 | 19:12 (IDT)

    Why after 64 years of holding memorial services for fallen soldiers do we suddenly need to change the word God - Nation of Israel, whatever happened to if it aint broke don't fix it. This is a memorial prayer we are talking about and its not the Nation of Israel that dead soldiers meet. Benny Gantz should not have the authority to change the prayer it should be something that takes government legislation because we cannot have Chiefs of Staff changing prayers at will to suit their more secular attitude to life

    from the article: IDF set to remove word 'God' from text recited at army memorials
    First published 01:03 17.05.12 | Last updated 01:03 17.05.12
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