Ariel Sharon, 85, died Saturday January 11, 2014 at the Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv after eight years in a coma.
Ariel Sharon, z”l
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(JTA) — Ariel Sharon, one of Israel’s last warrior statesmen, whose military and political careers were woven into his nation’s triumphs and failures, has died.
Sharon, 85, died Saturday at the Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv after eight years in a coma. “He went when he decided to go,” said his younger son, Gilad, who has become the fierce guardian of his father’s legacy.
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