The service took place at the Yeshiva College Shul, on Wednesday evening, 15th January.
Heartfelt messages from dignitaries were delivered to a capacity crowd and a moving audio visual was screened highlighting Ariel Sharon’s career and triumphs.
The proceedings were chaired by Rabbi Laurence Perez, and Hazkara was delivered by Chazan Chilly Chrysler. Shimon Shamila, Director of the Israel Centre, recited Tzahal, a prayer for solders in the IDF.
The signing of the book of condolences was open to the public at the ceremony allowing mourners to express their grief.