Shalom Haver (Goodbye, Friend)

19 years ago, on November 4 1995, Israel’s then prime minister Yitzhak Rabin was publicly assassinated due to his peace efforts. After his death, the site of the assassination in Tel Aviv became a an instant memorial. People left flowers, made artwork and wrote comments on the walls commemorating him, giving voice to the overwhelming public grief and shock. I was an art student at the time and documented some of the graffiti – a touching, collective Israeli artwork. Here’s a piece of it. 

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