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Israel would no longer be the country “my son died for”: memorials marred by anger

Israeli soldiers and civilians attend a memorial ceremony as a siren sounds on Israel's Memorial Day, in Beersheba, Israel, April 25, 2023.

Beersheba, Israel Reuters Tensions ran high as ceremonies commemorating slain Israeli soldiers and victims of attacks turned into protests on Tuesday, far from the decades-old tradition of Memorial Day unity. Despite calls from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leaders to put disagreements aside over plans by the far-right government to strip Israel’s highest court […]