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Netanyahu: Only the IDF is Preventing Past Slaughter of Jews From Happening Again

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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu addressing the Saban Forum. Photo: Screenshot.

Ynet The IDF and Israel’s security forces are the only thing that prevents the past slaughter of the Jewish people from repeating itself in the present, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed on Monday in his speech at the Memorial Day ceremony on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

“A mother, a Holocaust survivor whose entire family was exterminated in the crematoriums, told me ‘my son was killed wearing (army) uniforms and carrying a weapon for the safety of Israel,'” Netanyahu recalled. “Another mother told me ‘my brother was killed as an army officer on a tank, and was not led to slaughter.'”

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