For the first time in the history of the IDF held a memorial service for the fallen General Corps

צילום: מיכאל שבדרון, דובר צה”ל

A memorial service was held Sunday in memory of 438 victims General Corps, in their Memorial to be established in the fall. Brig. Gen. Mordechai: the monument will allow the bereaved families to place communion with their male

תאריך: 07/09/2011, 23:28    
מחבר: תמרה בן נתן, אתר צה”ל

For the first time in the history of the IDF held tonight (Wednesday) a ceremony commemorating the martyrs General force 435. Memorial ceremony held in the fall at Tel Hashomer, took part in the know
And many dignitaries including the head of the IDF personnel Directorate General Ali love,
IDF Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai (Foley), Chairman of the Yad labanim “national” Mr. Eli Ben there, head of the bereaved families and the Defense Ministry soldier Mr Moualem lion and many other officials.

Within the cornerstone ceremony represents the build Memorial in the fall garden. אכ”א head, in love, in remarks that” this
The first such ceremony held special ceremony intended to honour the memory of soldiers and airmen who are with us, and always being evident. ” אכ”א head added that” Israel is pursuing peace with wanting to future sons and daughters. The current reality is forcing us to be vigilant, to enable a safer future. Contribution and memories of the fallen will continue looming in front of us and accompany us.

The IDF spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai (Foley), told IDF site because “so far was for families of martyrs and the skin overall force of this kind”. “With the construction of the monument, will properly families to remember him, a home where they can remain with their loved ones.
This is a particularly important event, which was amazing. It is a special day and to honor “.

Bereaved parents represented Mimi Ziv, mother of Sgt. Lior Ziv, a photographer in the film unit of the IDF spokesperson, who died on 20 April 2003 during the course of an operation to locate weapons in Rafah. Ziv with present her thoughts and her grief in attendance. “In our life there are many questions and there’s not one answer. In our life there are a lot of questions I don’t want to answer, “said Ziv,” like what? Or how many children do you have? In our lives there is one question that always goes back, what if? And there is no answer.

Ziv referred to the importance of the event for her and said that it is “exciting” ב”מעמד.
She said “the monument will be built – the names of loved ones and doughnuts – perpetuates his memory and longing of every family to a National Memorial, and show us the bereaved families, that
Us always holds a hand or shoulder support officer casualties of that accompany us.
And remember the dear “.

What Mimi Ziv, bereaved families, representative from Memorial Ceremony

Our lives are divided into two
The life you were before you went and afterlife.
Our lives are divided into day and night.
Routine waxing day, and memories
And the night fills with dreams and longing.
In our lives weekdays & holiday,
Weekdays I could like with offshore wind
You’re gone holiday days you crying
In our lives there is laughter and joy
But every laugh is incomplete, happiness mixed with sadness
Every sweet moment full of sharp pain.

In our life there are many questions and there’s not one answer.
In our life there are a lot of questions I don’t want to answer,
Like how are you? Or how many children do you have?
In our lives there is one question that always goes back, what if …?
And there’s no answer.
In our life there are many memories cling to them like drowning at sea.
Our lives today are not the life we had before.
New life:
With winter and summer, life without spring.
There’s life and there’s life.
Today’s life, life without tomorrow.
A whole life that flowed like water and you haven’t experienced
New born children and will tell you.
Members who enter our lives, family expanded and even new things at home
Everyone can label, it didn’t see.

Of our lives remains as the last time we saw you, and yet we keep count.
And how old were you?
In my new life, I talk to you every time.
Tell you what, having, on the family,
Updates you what happens to us today.
I’m talking to you constantly and sometimes afraid that others can hear.
You first thing in the morning and last thing at night.
And I’m asking you — always? Why don’t you?
How long do we wait? Some other questions to ask?
In our life there are many questions and there’s not one answer.
In our life there are many longing and memories.

The communion ceremony held today for the first time.
Exciting class, and the monument will be built – the names of loved ones and doughnuts – commemorating the memory of longing
Each family into memory, and show us the bereaved families, because on our side always holds a hand of casualty officer or shoulder of support that accompanied us and remember the dear.

May in memory of a loved one.

Translated from Hebrew

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