Carmel Fire Memorial Goes Off Smoothly, Without Netanyahu and Yishai

The government was represented by Public Security Minister Yitzhak , who spoke about the changes introduced in the wake of the fire.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not attend Tuesday's ceremony marking the second anniversary of the Mount Carmel forest fire. Last year's ceremony was considered a fiasco, in light of the reference to Netanyahu as "the first to understand the scope of the incident," in which 44 people died. Also absent were Interior Minister Eli Yishai and Northern District Police commander Roni Atia, both of...