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US, Israel, NYC flags at Koch's funeral

The casket containing the body of Mayor Ed Koch is carrfied by policemen into Temple Emanu-El for his funeral on Monday. AP photo by Seth Wenig

Associated Press

The flags of the United States, Israel and New York City are displayed at Ed Koch'sManhattan funeral.

The consulate general of Israel has called Koch's death a loss for that nation, the Jewish people and all of humanity.

Its statement calls the former New York mayor a "dear friend," a great leader and a symbol of "everything we love about the world's greatest city."

February 4, 2013 - 11:05am


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