Details of the Levaya for the 4 Paris Kedoshim HY”D



Following are additional details for the levaya of the four kedoshim murdered in the Paris terror attack as per the government committee that made the arrangements for the state funeral.


The coffins of the four victims, accompanied by members of their families, are due to land at Ben-Gurion International Airport at 04:05 on Tuesday morning 22 Teves.


The interment ceremony will be held in the parking area at the Har Menuchos in the Givat Shaul section of Jerusalem at 12:00. President Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, head of the opposition MK Yitzhak Herzog, ministers, MKs, rabbis and additional dignitaries will attend.

Details of the Levaya

· Recitation of Tehillim by Rishon L’Tzion HaGaon HaRav Yitzhak Yosef

· Kaddish recited by the aveilim.

· Jerusalem Chief Sephardi Rabbi HaGaon HaRav Shlomo Moshe Amar Shlita will officiate over the actual kevura.

· Lighting of four memorial candles and hespedim by members of the families.

· Remarks from President Reuven Rivlin.

· Remarks from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

· Tehillim Perek 121 by singer Lior Elmaliach.

· Remarks from opposition leader MK Yitzchak Herzog.

· Remarks by French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Segolene Royal

· Singing of Hatikvah

· Following the ceremony the coffins will be taken for burial in the cemetery.

Traffic arrangements

· The public is requested to refrain from going to the area around Har Menuchos by private vehicle and to use public transportation instead.

· Members of the public are also invited to park their vehicles at the Haleom parking lot and use the return shuttles beginning at 08:00.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)


  1. the tragedies we are facing are coming on after another.

    first it started with the three boys . eyal,gilad and naftali

    then. with our solders

    then. with other people getting struck with cars and stabbed.

    then with the four rabbonim in shul

    now its this..

    plus my cousin just went into a huge car accident and is in a comah.

    how much more ??????????????????????????

    stop it already please. enough is enough!!!

  2. Sifsei Chachamim,at a time when unity and empathy are crucial, your comment is extremely inappropriate unless I misunderstood and you were not sarcastic.