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Mount Herzl Military Cemetery, Jerusalem

Mount Herzl Military Cemetery - Jerusalem, Israel
Mount Herzl Military Cemetery
Herzl Boulevard, Jerusalem, IsraelMap
Mount Herzl
Neighborhood: West Jerusalem
Overview

Israel's annual memorial day for its fallen soldiers is observed on 2 Iyyar (in May), the day before Independence Day. Official ceremonies take place in this cemetery. Here are buried many of Israel's leaders, including its assassinated Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin (1922-1995), whose memorial symbolizes the search for peace. Special monuments honor Jews who fought with the British Army and the Red Army during World War II, seamen of the Dakkar submarine; those who fell in Israel's War of Independence, and other specially recognized groups. Note that the cemetery is open at all times except for special memorial services for family members only.

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