Some 100,000 people gathered Saturday night in Rabin Square, Tel Aviv, to mark the eighth anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, the day after unknown vandals daubed swastikas on a momument at the site and scrawled graffiti across a poster of the slain prime minister.
Rabin was assassinated by right-wing extremist Yigal Amir at the end of a peace rally at the site on November 4, 1995.
"For me, this is reassurance of the desire for peace, reassurance for people against violence, and reassurance of Rabin's way," said Zvi Friedman, one of the rally's organizers.
Rabin's daughter, Dalia Rabin-Pelossof, told the crowd that the strongest army could not decide the outcome of a battle that could only be won by dialogue and mutual compromise.
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