20 thousand soldiers marched at following the Maccabees

החזן הצבאי הראשי ולהקת הרבנות הצבאית, השבוע

In the tradition of the Hanukkah holiday, during which soldiers from the army’s visiting the places where fighting Maccabees of the discourse of the day of so.
“Modern manifestation to hero who was Israel people.”

תאריך: 12/12/2012, 13:30    
מחבר: מתן גלין, אתר צה”ל

IDF following the Maccabees: 20,000 soldiers were happy to get some breaks and during the week the meaning of Hanukkah holiday special tours around the country.

A week following the Maccabees “is held annually in each of the days, and in which the soldiers are patrolling major places in the history of the Maccabees: Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and other intelligence. The importance of focus in combat in the relationship these days to put war at that time. The soldiers of the IDF units, featuring daily excursions and festive candles lighting in various locations, chunky that Amphitheater in Latrun, attended the weekend Israeli President Shimon Peres and Chief-of-staff, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz.

“Love is the feeling of holiday. Everywhere gather everyone — in communities, and military bases. In addition, the menorah is something special. There is one light, but nine candles lit it, there’s room for all the lights and thought in, “said the Chief Military Rabbi, Brig. Gen. Rafi Peretz. He added that “the IDF Brigadier General Gulf people’s army, the army is where we learn and are educated together out of affection for the nation Israel.
All opinions and thoughts can be expressed, and connect to that big mtgelm light in the shape of Israel in his country “the resurrection of

As part of the project hundreds of soldiers of the North מ”עוצבת the last city visited acre, where he toured” the Maccabees “. During the tour, to the historical events that have occurred on and visited the Museum of the underground prisoners. “Visiting these places is a heroic modern Israel, people had told the IDF site multi
“91st Division, major. The city of acre buried two Maccabim-Elazar Ben hashmonay was married to the daughter of Matthias, and Jonathan, brother of Judas Maccabeus and the hōgen rebellion leader.


Translated from Hebrew