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April 24, 2012 9:00 pm

Shimon Peres: “IDF is Stronger Than Ever”

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IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, at a military drill conducted by the "Barak" Battalion of the Golani Brigade in northern Israel. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – Israelis across the country observed a moment of silence on Tuesday evening in memory of 22,993 fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism who were killed since 1860.

The siren marked the beginning of this year’s Remembrance Day events and was followed by a memorial service at the Western Wall, attended by President Shimon Peres and IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz.

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