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On the foreign scene, Israel Mourns victims of Hamas

Written by on November 7, 2023

Candles were lit by mourning crowds as Israel fell silent today, marking one month since the October 7 Hamas attacks.

At Jerusalem’s Hebrew University around 1,000 people observed a minute of silence and recited prayers for the 1,400 killed, mostly civilians, in the worst attack on Israel.

Dozens also attended a memorial at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, where a crowd wearing black lit rows of tealight candles commemorating the victims.

As they remembered the dead, the bloodiest Gaza war yet raged on, in Israel’s campaign to destroy Hamas.

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