Fallen Soldiers

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Father of fallen soldier condemns attack on his son's commander

Father of fallen soldier condemns attack on his son's commander

A bereaved father calls on Jewish residents to denounce violence against soldiers on peacekeeping duty.Shlomo Witty, 10/01/2021 18:28
Hundreds salute soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Hundreds salute soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Hundreds of civilians gather to pay their respects to Sergeant Amit Ben Yigal, who was killed in a block-throwing attack Tuesday morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2020 17:11
So much sympathy for dead Jews - how about some empathy for live ones?

So much sympathy for dead Jews - how about some empathy for live ones?

Jews and non-Jews alike prefer too often to shed phony crocodile tears of sympathy for dead Jews of the Holocaust, but find it difficult to empathize with the imperfect live variety, trying to survive in Israel. Gerald A. Honigman, 23/04/2020 13:35
MK Naftali Bennett vows to do his utmost to bring fallen IDF soldiers home

MK Naftali Bennett vows to do his utmost to bring fallen IDF soldiers home

At annual ceremony for fallen soldiers whose resting place is unknown, DM Bennett and Pres. Rivlin declare obligation to bring soldiers homeArutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2020 16:08
Holiness in life

Holiness in life

Jews are not focused on trying to get to heaven. Their ultimate purpose was trying to bring heaven down to Earth. To be Hashem’s language in our life and by so doing bring greater sanctity to His name. So what does dying to sanctify His Name mean? Moshe Kempinski, 12/05/2019 09:00
Watch: Chiefs of staff pay tribute to fallen soldiers of Israel

Watch: Chiefs of staff pay tribute to fallen soldiers of Israel

Gadi Eisenkot and Aviv Kochavi visit National Hall of Remembrance at Mount Herzl, proceeding from there to the Western Wall to pray.Kobi Finkler, 15/01/2019 15:00
'We will lower our flag but not our heads'

'We will lower our flag but not our heads'

Defense Minister pens letter to bereaved families ahead of Memorial Day, says Israel will always remember their sacrifices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2018 18:18
Phone number from heaven

Phone number from heaven

Fallen soldier appears in mother's dream and asks her to write it down - with surprising and moving results.Hillel Fendel, 05/05/2017 01:07
'I expect the Prime Minister to provide answers'

'I expect the Prime Minister to provide answers'

Father of soldier who was killed in Gaza disappointed by Prime Minister's behavior during Knesset committee discussion.Hezki Baruch, 20/04/2017 01:07
Lost his soldier son  - and committed suicide

Lost his soldier son - and committed suicide

Aryeh Bar-Natan killed himself this Friday at the Har Herzl military cemetery, above his son’s grave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2016 21:31
Survivors of slain troops brief White House

Survivors of slain troops brief White House

Israeli and U.S. nonprofits that offer counseling to survivors of troops killed in military service join for a briefing to the White House.JTA, 11/08/2016 05:56
Hamas: Israel doesn't know status of MIA soldiers

Hamas: Israel doesn't know status of MIA soldiers

Hamas continues psychological war against Israel, claims Israel doesn't really know that Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul died in battle.Dalit Halevi, 21/07/2016 04:42
Embracing Israel's fallen heros all year round

Embracing Israel's fallen heros all year round

Father of soldier who died during Operation Protective Edge launches new and unique app together with the Ministry of Defense.Kobi Finkler, Shoshana Miskin, 08/05/2016 15:09
'In past they slaughtered, now we strike enemies'

'In past they slaughtered, now we strike enemies'

Netanyahu writes last letters of Torah scroll dedicated in memory of fallen IDF soldiers; 'only the bereaved understand the power of life.'Hezki Baruch, 14/01/2016 19:37
Bringing the Fallen to Life on Memorial Day

Bringing the Fallen to Life on Memorial Day

One of the leaders of a new initiative tells Arutz Sheva about the films and tours that are giving Memorial Day a message of faith.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 21/04/2015 20:12
Bereaved Families Visit Site of Children's Death

Bereaved Families Visit Site of Children's Death

The families of 5 soldiers killed in a guard stand near Kibbutz Nahal Oz traveled down to the site to commemorate their sons.Cynthia Blank, 13/11/2014 10:37
Israeli Artists Unite for Memorial Day Event

Israeli Artists Unite for Memorial Day Event

State-sponsored Memorial Day event brings together Israeli singers, IDF musicians, and bereaved families.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 25/04/2012 04:44
Facing Loss on Passover

Facing Loss on Passover

As families gather for Passover, many will struggle with the absence of loved ones. Chagit Rhein speaks about the loss of her son Benaya.Maayana Miskin, 15/04/2011 13:28
The Story of Dalia and Baby Dvir

The Story of Dalia and Baby Dvir

A moving story about a bereaved mother and the young baby named for her fallen son is making its way around the Internet.Maayana Miskin, 02/05/2010 22:42
Ilan Sviatkovsky Laid to Rest

Ilan Sviatkovsky Laid to Rest

Staff-Sergeant Ilan Sviatkovsky was buried Sunday in Rishon L'Tzion. Sviatkovsky died Friday in a clash with Gaza terrorists.Maayana Miskin, 28/03/2010 22:19
IDF Orphans Bar-Bat Mitzvah

IDF Orphans Bar-Bat Mitzvah

The IDF holds its annual celebration for children of fallen soldiers who have become bar or bat mitzva.Yoni Kempinski, 05/03/2010 15:13
Fallen Soldiers' Parents Protest

Fallen Soldiers' Parents Protest

Some of the parents of those soldiers who fell in the Second Lebanon War are boycotting memorials in protest of indifference by some officials. IsraelNN Staff, 06/07/2009 14:46