10.10.2011 12.Tischrei. 5772
"It's an embarrassment for government that they failed to attend" says Head of Yad Labanim Organization which supports bereaved families.
The Yom Kippur War ceremony in Tel Aviv was almost canceled on Sunday after not a single minister attended, causing uproar among the bereaved families.
The ceremony, held annually at the Kiryat Shaul Cemetery which is the resting place of 780 soldiers who were killed during the Yom Kippur War in 1973, was supposed to begin at 4 pm but was delayed after government representatives failed to arrive….