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News and updates about fallen IDF soldiers

Closure 3 years on

Terrorist who murdered Barel Hadaria Shmueli eliminated

The terrorist who shot from point-blank range at IDF soldier First Sergeant Barel Hadaria Shmueli has been eliminated in an airstrike in Gaza.

Terrorist who murdered Barel Hadaria Shmueli eliminated

Hezbollah drone strike:

Maj. (Res.) Dor Zimel succumbed to wounds

Zimel, 27 from Even Yehuda, was severely wounded last week by launches from Lebanon that hit Arab al-Aramshe. Dor was engaged and scheduled to get married in June.

Maj. (Res.) Dor Zimel succumbed to wounds

Military headstone placed on grave of accidentally slain hostage

The family of Alon Shamriz, who was killed by IDF fire after escaping Hamas captivity, has been fighting to have him fully granted as a fallen soldier.

Military headstone placed on grave of accidentally slain hostage

Father of fallen hostage:

'My son fought with incredible bravery'

Rabbi Doron Perez, whose son was killed in action on October 7th and his body taken to Gaza, speaks about receiving the final news last month and urges the world not to allow soldiers to be forgotten during prisoner exchange negotiations.

'My son fought with incredible bravery'

WSJ presents story on the fallen of Yerucham's hesder yeshiva

An entire generation raised with terror attacks but no war is now losing its innocence - and beloved friends, schoolmates, and family members.

WSJ presents story on the fallen of Yerucham's hesder yeshiva

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Four IDF soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

The IDF Spokesperson's Unit cleared for publication the names of four soldiers who fell in battle in Gaza.

Four IDF soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

Amitai Even Shoshan fell in battle in Gaza

Lev Hasharon Regional Council announces fall of Amitai Even Shoshan, 20, alumnus of Eli yeshiva.

Amitai Even Shoshan fell in battle in Gaza

Sergeant Ilai Tzair fell in southern Gaza

Community of Kedar announces that Sergeant Ilai Tzair, 20, fell in southern Gaza. 'A brave warrior and a man of values and modesty.'

Sergeant Ilai Tzair fell in southern Gaza

Dolev Amouyal:

'He went to save his friends and never returned'

The father of fallen soldier Dolev Amouyal recounts his son's last battle on October 7th.

'He went to save his friends and never returned'

Courage and bravery:

260 soldiers have heroically fallen in the war

These are the 260 soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting terror.

260 soldiers have heroically fallen in the war

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Staff sergeant Nadav Cohen from Haifa fell in Gaza

Staff sergeant Nadav Cohen, 20, from Haifa, fell in battle in the southern Gaza Strip.

Staff sergeant Nadav Cohen from Haifa fell in Gaza

SFC Sivan Wail from Raanana died after being wounded in battle

Wail was wounded in the battle in which Sergeant Major Alon Kudriashov, 21, from Modiin, a soldier in Egoz as well, was killed.

SFC Sivan Wail from Raanana died after being wounded in battle

Echoes of Disaster:

Radio intercepts from the moment Hamas launched its invasion

New recordings detail the moment when IDF surveillance post operators first reported the Hamas forces approaching the border.

Radio intercepts from the moment Hamas launched its invasion

Painful Day for Egoz:

One special forces soldier dead, six wounded

Sergeant major Alon Kudriashov, 21, from Modiin, was killed in action in southern Gaza today. 16 more soldiers were wounded.

One special forces soldier dead, six wounded

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Staff Sergeant Nisim Kachlon fell in battle in Gaza

Kachlon, 21 from Hadera, served as a combat soldier in the 435th Battalion of the Givati Brigade.

Staff Sergeant Nisim Kachlon fell in battle in Gaza

Fatah claims responsibility for Dolev shooting attack

Fatah terrorist organization, headed by Mahmoud Abbas, claims responsibility for the shooting attack near Dolev, in which Duvdevan combat soldier, Sergeant Major Ilay Garfinkel was killed.

Fatah claims responsibility for Dolev shooting attack

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Staff Sergeant Lior Raviv fell in battle in Gaza

Staff Sergeant Lior Raviv, who served in the 932nd Battalion of the Nahal Brigade, fell in battle in the northern Gaza Strip.

Staff Sergeant Lior Raviv fell in battle in Gaza

Former Minister:

'We hope our fallen son supports a deal'

Former Minister Izhar Shay asked permission this evening from his son, killed in action on October 7th, to support a prisoner exchange deal.

'We hope our fallen son supports a deal'

Binyamin shooting attack:

SFC Ilay David Garfinkel was killed in shooting attack

A day after a deadly terror attack, IDF names soldier killed in battle to eliminate terrorist. Other officers and soldiers were injured in the attack.

SFC Ilay David Garfinkel was killed in shooting attack

Reserve officer Sebastian Haion, 51, fell in Gaza

Warrant Officer (res.) Sebastian Haion from Rosh Ha'ayin fell in battle in northern Gaza, IDF says.

Reserve officer Sebastian Haion, 51, fell in Gaza

Bennett eulogizes fallen soldier:

'To the last drop of blood - literally'

Former Prime Minister Naftali Bennett recounts Captain Daniel Perez's battle to save the town of Nahal Oz on October 7th.

'To the last drop of blood - literally'

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Funeral held for Cpt. Daniel Perez

The IDF on Sunday announced that it determined that Daniel was killed in action on October 7th and that Hamas was holding his body. Daniel was the son of Rabbi Doron Perez, the CEO of the World Mizrachi movement.

Funeral held for Cpt. Daniel Perez

Matan from Jerusalem fell in battle in northern Gaza

Staff Sergeant Matan Vinogradov, 20, from Jerusalem, served in the 932nd Battalion of the Nahal Brigade.

Matan from Jerusalem fell in battle in northern Gaza

Goal in Austrian game dedicated to fallen soldier

Oscar Gloukh, an Israeli professional soccer player for Austrian club RB Salzburg scored the winning goal for his team and dedicated it to his friend, Sergeant Afik Tery, who was killed in Gaza two weeks ago.

Goal in Austrian game dedicated to fallen soldier

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Cpt. Daniel Perez killed on 10/7, body held by Hamas

Daniel Perez, 22 from Yad Binyamin, served as a platoon commander in the 78th Battalion of the 7th Formation. His body is currently being held hostage by Hamas. A funeral is being planned for tomorrow, to be followed by Shiva.

Cpt. Daniel Perez killed on 10/7, body held by Hamas

President Herzog:

'The hostages must remain above all controversy'

President Herzog pledged to do everything possible to recover the hostages at the ceremony held today for soldiers whose grave is unknown.

'The hostages must remain above all controversy'

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Body of US citizen SGT Itay Chen held by Hamas

Chen, aged 19 when he fell, served as a combat soldier in the 75th Battalion of the Saar Hagolan (7th) formation.

Body of US citizen SGT Itay Chen held by Hamas

MDA mourns fallen volunteer

IDF Officer and MDA Volunteer Maj. (Res.) Amishar Ben David fell in battle over the weekend. 'He cared for the dozens of volunteers as though they were his children.'

MDA mourns fallen volunteer

Heartbreaking:

Fallen soldier's sons recite Kaddish prayer

Major (res.) Amishar Ben David was laid to rest in Jerusalem. His father eulogized: 'You went up from the lower army to the army of heaven.'

Fallen soldier's sons recite Kaddish prayer

'A heart of gold'

SFC Michael Gal fell in battle in the Gaza Strip

Gal, 29, from Jerusalem, served in the fire support company of the Bislamach Brigade's 450th Battalion.

SFC Michael Gal fell in battle in the Gaza Strip

Fallen Colonel's handgun found in Gaza

The gun belonged to Colonel Yehonatan Steinberg, and was found alongside other belongings of hostages.

Fallen Colonel's handgun found in Gaza

Major (res.) Amishar Ben David killed in Gaza

IDF soldier Amishar Ben David was killed in action in Gaza over Shabbat. He is the eighteenth student from the Eli premilitary academy in Samaria to fall in this war.

Major (res.) Amishar Ben David killed in Gaza

Brit for son of fallen soldier Yehonatan Lober

Hundreds participated this morning in the brit (circumcision) ceremony for the son of combat soldier, Staff sergeant (res.) Elisha Yehonatan Lober, who fell in battle in the Gaza Strip.

Brit for son of fallen soldier Yehonatan Lober

Bereaved father:

'Adi's light shines from his last letter'

Adi Leon, killed in Gaza in the APC disaster, left his family an emotional letter to be read 'after my death.' Father Amir talks to Arutz Sheva on the educational project that budded from this letter.

'Adi's light shines from his last letter'

Fallen soldier's brother

'Sanctions from Britain? They only make us stronger'

Moshe Sharvit, brother of fallen soldier, Harel, spoke to Arutz Sheva: 'If Britain has recognized my endeavors, it seems that this is a sign that we must take action and increase our work."

'Sanctions from Britain? They only make us stronger'

Dennis from Be'er Sheva fell in battle in Gaza

Sergeant Major (res.) Dennis Yekimov, age 33 from Be'er Sheva, fell in battle in Gaza, IDF says.

Dennis from Be'er Sheva fell in battle in Gaza

Son born to fallen soldier

'Yedidya had always accompanied me during births'

The widow of a fallen IDF soldier says that she will continue to be strong for the sake of their two daughters and newborn son. 'I thank God that we could build our family before we were separated.'

'Yedidya had always accompanied me during births'

IDF spokesman on soldiers' deaths:

'Two explosive devices detonated in the building'

IDF spokesman Daniel Hagari responds to incident in Khan Yunis which left three IDF soldiers dead and 14 injured.

'Two explosive devices detonated in the building'

Three IDF soldiers killed in battle in Gaza

Sergeant Dolev Malka, Sergeant Inon Itzhak, and Sergeant Afik Tery were killed in battle with Hamas terrorists, IDF spokesman says.

Three IDF soldiers killed in battle in Gaza

Widow of fallen soldier gives birth to son

Meitar Eliyahu, widow of fallen reservist Sergeant First Class (res.) Eliyahu who was killed three months ago in Gaza, gave birth to the couple's third child and first son.

Widow of fallen soldier gives birth to son

Israelis broke through checkpoint, crossed into Gaza

Israelis protesting near the Erez checkpoint broke through a military checkpoint and crossed the border from Israel to the Gaza Strip.

Israelis broke through checkpoint, crossed into Gaza

Watch: Bereaved sister fumes at leftist protesters

Rotem Greenglick, whose brother Shauli was killed in Gaza, chastises anti-Israel protesters: 'Gazans not worthy of mercy so long as our hostages are being held by barbarians who have lost all semblance of humanity.'

Watch: Bereaved sister fumes at leftist protesters

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Two soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

IDF Spokesperson's Unit clears for publication that Major Iftah Shahar and Captain Itai Seif fell in battle in the northern Gaza Strip. Seven soldiers seriously injured.

Two soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

Fallen soldier's widow to MKs:

I am here also on behalf of victims of Schalit deal

During a discussion in the Knesset committee, bereaved families called to continue fighting until the defeat of Hamas and to avoid agreeing to a deal that would endanger more civilians.

I am here also on behalf of victims of Schalit deal

Fallen soldier's legacy:

The legacy of this Jerusalem school principal

Yossi Hershkowitz, who fell in Gaza, leaves a legacy with his students. 'Thank you Yossi for educating us. Thank you for making us who we are. Thank you for being our father, friend and principal. '

The legacy of this Jerusalem school principal

Sergeant Oz Daniel was murdered in 7/10 massacre

Sergeant Oz Daniel was murdered on October 7; his body is still held captive by Hamas.

Sergeant Oz Daniel was murdered in 7/10 massacre

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Staff Sergeant Ido Eli Zrihen fell in battle in Gaza

Staff Sergeant Ido Eli Zrihen, 20, from Jerusalem, fell in battle in the southern Gaza Strip. He served in the Givati Brigade.

Staff Sergeant Ido Eli Zrihen fell in battle in Gaza

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Staff sergeant Nerya Belete fell in battle in Gaza

Staff sergeant Nerya Belete, 21, from Shavei Shomron, fell in battle in the southern Gaza Strip. An officer and two soldiers were seriously injured.

Staff sergeant Nerya Belete fell in battle in Gaza

Major Eyal Shuminov fell in battle in Gaza

Major Eyal Shuminov, 24 years old from Karmiel, fell in battle in northern Gaza, IDF says.

Major Eyal Shuminov fell in battle in Gaza

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Staff sergeant Abraham Wovagen fell in Gaza

Staff sergeant Abraham Wovagen, 21, from Netanya, fell in battle in the northern Gaza Strip. Three other soldiers injured.

Staff sergeant Abraham Wovagen fell in Gaza

Bereaved Father:

'We were given a gift, to be able to say goodbye'

Eitan Morell, father of fallen soldier Maoz Morell, to Arutz Sheva: 'It gives me a small measure of comfort, even though I know it doesn't really make a difference, to know that he fell in battle. He was fighting. That does give me some comfort.'

'We were given a gift, to be able to say goodbye'

Paratrooper succumbs to wounds sustained in combat

Staff sergeant Maoz Morell, of Talmon in the Binyamin region, has died of wounds sustained while fighting in southern Gaza.

Paratrooper succumbs to wounds sustained in combat

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Staff sergeant Simon Shlomov fell in Gaza

Staff sergeant Simon Shlomov, 20, from Kiryat Bialik, fell in battle in the southern Gaza Strip on Sunday.

Staff sergeant Simon Shlomov fell in Gaza

Mistaken Identity:

Israeli in car like terorrists' killed by IDF

A man in a car similar to that used by terrorists during the Hamas invasion was killed by Israeli special forces. the IDF has refused to recognize him as an IDF casualty.

Israeli in car like terorrists' killed by IDF

Son of colonel fallen in Intifada injured in Gaza

Dror Weinberg was killed in action responding to a terrorist attack during the Second Intifada. Now, his son Ori has been seriously wounded in Gaza.

Son of colonel fallen in Intifada injured in Gaza

Killed in terror attack:

Sergeant First Class (res.) Ori Yaish

Sergeant First Class (res.) Ori Yaish, from Modi'in, was killed in the terror attack at the Re'em Junction.

Sergeant First Class (res.) Ori Yaish

Staff sergeant Noam Haba fell in southern Gaza

Staff sergeant Noam Haba, 20, from Jerusalem, fell in battle in southern Gaza. Several soldiers injured, including one seriously.

Staff sergeant Noam Haba fell in southern Gaza

SSgt. Rotem Sahar-Hadar fell in battle in Gaza

Staff Sergeant Sahar-Hadar, a soldier in the Paratroopers Brigade Reconnaissance Unit, was killed in a confrontation with terrorists near the Nasser Hospital. Several additional soldiers were wounded.

SSgt. Rotem Sahar-Hadar fell in battle in Gaza

St. Sgt. Omer Sarah Benjo killed in missile barrage

Benjo, 20 from Ge'a, served as a combat intelligence coordinator in the 869th Battalion of the Galil Formation.

St. Sgt. Omer Sarah Benjo killed in missile barrage

Three reservists fell in battle in Gaza

IDF Spokesperson’s Unit clears for publication that Lt. Col. (res.) Netanel Yaacov Elkouby, Capt. (res.) Yair Cohen and Sergeant first class (res.) Ziv Chen were killed in battle in Gaza.

Three reservists fell in battle in Gaza