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Netanyahu Visits Grave of Fallen Brother

Yonatan “Yoni” Netanyahu, the older brother of Benjamin Netanyahu, was killed in 1976 while leading a heroic rescue of hostagesIsrael Hayom reports that Prime Minister Netanyahu visited his brother’s grave yesterday for a ceremony marking the operation’s anniversary:

“Yoni, my beloved brother, hero of Israel, I miss you every day,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday at a memorial ceremony on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem marking the 39th anniversary of the death of Lt. Col. Yonatan Netanyahu, the Sayeret Matkal commander who was killed during the famous Entebbe counterterrorist hostage-rescue operation in 1976…

Benjamin and Iddo Netanyahu recited the mourner’s prayer over the grave of their late older brother.

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