Defense Minister: “the Yom Kippur war was a lesson worth learning every day.”

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Things said (Ret.) Lieutenant General Ya’alon attended the annual commemoration of martyrs of the Yom Kippur war: “our duty is to lead the State of Israel into a safe haven and do so responsibly and with discretion.”

תאריך: 10/05/2014, 11:41    
מחבר: יפתח כרמלי, אתר צה”ל

מלחמת יום הכיפורים
שר הביטחון

The annual memorial ceremony for victims of the Yom Kippur war was held today, 41 years in full. The ceremony, held at the mount Herzl military, held in the presence of President, Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin, Defense Minister, Lieutenant General (Ret.) Moshe (bogey) Ya’alon, Chief of staff, General Benjamin (Benny) Gantz and other senior.

He was referring to the Defense Minister to lessons from the Yom Kippur war. “The war was a lesson worth learning, hour-to understand that each of us might make a mistake in seeing reality, therefore it is our duty to prevent the takeover of arrogance and tyranny, and to ask ourselves every morning what we change,” he said. “Our duty is to lead the State of Israel into a safe haven and do so responsibly and with discretion.

Lt. General (Ret.) Ya’alon explained that the Middle East and surging and changes occur. “We have to look at the risks and chances,” he said.
“Our duty as leaders not to ignore if our neighbours add their hands in peace, but not to deceive
Ourselves as to the intentions of our enemies, who are trying to hit us with missiles and rockets, terror and delegitimization and ambitions to develop nuclear weapons. “

“We should be able to fight any military and political arena – duty for the boys and girls who have fallen, and our duty therefore, families-who lost 41 years ago, the girls and the boys who fought fiercely alongside their comrades to defend the country in the most timely,” added Lt. General (Ret.) Ya’alon.

In addition, the Defense Minister was referring to the Yom Kippur war. “They went to the battlefield of synagogues and homes, spread out, their families and friends, bosom-irregular fighters
And reserves which wearing upon themselves, and known every Israeli army still because it’s for the final battle, “he said. “Warriors who saved the country in their bodies and souls, who transferred the torch receiving a tashach, Temple and the six day war, generations, proving, as Ethan ב’צוק, that the generation is dwindling but getting better and his predecessors understand the size of the task and the responsibility on his shoulders.”

Translated from Hebrew