Israel’s First Lady, Mrs. Nechama Rivlin A”H was niftar on Tuesday and the levaya was held on Wednesday, June 5th. Following is a photo essay of that levaya.
Shiva is being held in the official President’s Residence between 10:00AM-1:00PM and 4:00PM-7:00PM.
At the request of the family, and in deep appreciation of the love and affection that the citizens of Israel gave to Nechama during her illness, all will be permitted to make a shiva visit.
The shiva area is the President’s Lounge and Auditorium.
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VIDEO & PHOTOS: The funeral of #Israel’s first lady, Nechama Rivlin A"H, on Mount Herzl in #Jerusalem on Wednesday. . Nechama’s coffin was first placed at the Jerusalem Theater. There, the public was invited to pay their respects. . Eulogizing his wife, Rivlin said that he woke up on Wednesday morning, like he has on this day for many years, and remembered that it was his wife’s birthday. She would have been 74. “Happy birthday my love. It’s a very sad birthday,” he said.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem/Photo Credit: חיים צח לע”מ)