The Knesset on Tuesday, 30 Tishrei 5773 will convene in a special session to mark the 11th yahrzeit of Minister Rechavam Ze’evi HY”D, who was murdered by an Arab assassin in the Jerusalem Hyatt Hotel on Mount Scopus.
Speakers will include Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin, and opposition leader MK Shaul Mofaz. A memorial service will precede the Knesset session at his Har Herzl kever.
Ze’evi, a retired IDF major-general, headed the Moledet party and was a strong advocate for a Greater Eretz Yisrael.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)