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Ariel Sharon funeral program

Ariel Sharon’s funeral program:

  • 09:30 Knesset state memorial service in Jerusalem attended by international dignitaries
  • Speeches from family members, President Shimon Peres, US Vice-President Joe Biden and Middle East envoy Tony Blair
    Ariel Sharon lauded at Israel state memorial service

    Ariel Sharon lauded at Israel state memorial service

  • Army-led funeral procession from Knesset to Ariel Sharon’s farm
  • Stop-off on the way for private army ceremony at Latrun, where Ariel Sharon was wounded in 1948 war of independence
  • 10:00 Military burial ceremony at Sycamore ranch, near Sderot
  • Selected invited guests and family present for burial beside Lili Sharon’s grave; other members of public allowed to observe ceremony from a distance[youtube HqDzak3VHSc 650]