Peres, Netanyahu, Biden and Blair to speak at Knesset memorial

The speaking program for the Knesset ceremony will include comments, in the following order, from IDF Chief Rabbi Rafi Peretz, President Peres, Prime Minister Netanyahu, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, US Vice President Biden, and former UK prime minister Blair. It will close with two eulogies from family members.

Some 1,000 are in attendance, including Knesset members, cabinet ministers, the top leadership of the IDF and other security services, and 21 delegations from overseas.