Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon laid to rest in state funeral

13.01.2014                      12.Schwat.5774

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Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon laid to rest in state funeral

Israeli and world leaders pay respects to Sharon at official ceremony at the Knesset; funeral will proceed to Sycamore Ranch, Sharon's farm in the Negev, where he will be buried.

The funeral for Ariel Sharon got underway Monday morning, in a day that would highlight the former Israeli prime minister's military and political contributions to the country….