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News and updates about fallen soldiers

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

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Avraham Fried sings melody composed by fallen soldier

The hassidic singer set the song composed by Yossi Hershkowitz, who fell in battle in Gaza. The melody was set to the famous words of the Psalmist, 'Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death.'

Avraham Fried sings melody composed by fallen soldier

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

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

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

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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

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

New law to recognize fiancees as relatives of fallen

Those engaged to the fallen will be eligible for various benefits, with a total estimated value of several hundred thousand shekels.

New law to recognize fiancees as relatives of fallen

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

World Mizrachi CEO at son's funeral:

'Humanitarian issue would end if hostages returned'

Rabbi Doron Perez addresses US and free world at funeral of his son Captain Daniel Perez, who was murdered and kidnapped on Oct. 7. 'Time for world to say humanitarian crisis is Hamas's responsibility.'

'Humanitarian issue would end if hostages returned'

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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

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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

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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

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

Staff Sergeant David Sasson fell in battle in Gaza

Staff Sergeant David Sasson, a 21-year-old resident of Ganot Hadar, was killed in battle in the southern Gaza Strip.

Staff Sergeant David Sasson fell in battle in Gaza

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

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 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

Rabbi's great-grandson named after his fallen son

Rabbi Benny Kalmanson choked with tears as he called out the name of his new great-grandson, named after his son who was killed in Gaza.

Rabbi's great-grandson named after his fallen son

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

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

Two soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

Sergeant first class Adi Eldor and Sergeant first class (res.) Alon Kleinman fell in battle in southern Gaza.

Two soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

'He wasn't supposed to be in the IDF'

Friends and family eulogize soldier who died of infected wounds.

'He wasn't supposed to be in the IDF'

Israeli TV show pays tribute to fallen soldier

Season finale of Channel 12’s “Rising Star” pays tribute to Captain (res.) Shaul Greenglick, who auditioned for the show and then quit in order to fight in Gaza.

Israeli TV show pays tribute to fallen soldier

Major David Shakuri fell in battle in Gaza

The IDF cleared for publication that Major David Shakuri, 30, of Rehovot, was killed in battle in northern Gaza, raising the number of fallen soldiers in Gaza to 226.

Major David Shakuri fell in battle in Gaza

In fallen soldiers' memory:

Tiberias first responders get new equipment

‘In your blood you shall live’: Five defibrillators donated in memory of Tiberias fallen soldiers.

Tiberias first responders get new equipment

Bereaved father: Let the IDF win

Itzik Fitoussi demanded the government act to continue fighting in Gaza, stresses, 'We support the leaders and demand Hamas be destroyed from its roots.'

Bereaved father: Let the IDF win

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Shimon Yehoshua Asulin fell in Gaza

Major General (res.) Shimon Yehoshua Asulin, 24, from Beit Shemesh, was killed on Saturday in a battle in the south of the Gaza Strip.

Shimon Yehoshua Asulin fell in Gaza

'The Bar Kokhva of modern day Israel'

Major (res.) Yitzhar Hofman laid to rest

Major (res.) Yitzhar Hofman (36), a hero of the battle at Kibbutz Be’eri, killed in combat in northern the Gaza Strip, was laid to rest at the Har Herzl military ceremony.

Major (res.) Yitzhar Hofman laid to rest

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Maj. Yitzhar Hofman from Ashchar fell in battle

Hofman, 36, was a company commander in the Shaldag Unit. He fell in battle in the northern Gaza Strip. He left behind his parents, siblings, his wife, Zohar, and two children.

Maj. Yitzhar Hofman from Ashchar fell in battle

Three soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

Warrant officer (res.) Yuval Nir from Kfar Etzion, Capt. (res.) Gavriel Shani from Yakir in Samaria, and Major (res.) Netzer Simchi from Masad in the north, fell in Gaza. Five soldiers seriously injured.

Three soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

Gush Etzion Regional Council :

Sergeant Major Yuval Nir fell in battle in Gaza

Yuval leaves behind his wife Ayala and five children. His parents Amos and Letzi Nir are residents of Migdal Oz, Gush Etzion.

Sergeant Major Yuval Nir fell in battle in Gaza

Bereaved family welcomes new son

The family of fallen soldier Amitai Zvi Granot welcomed a new son today in a festive ceremony in the Yeshiva directed by Amitai's father.

Bereaved family welcomes new son

'There is brotherhood here'

Prime Minister consoles family of Bedouin soldier

Prime Minister Netanyahu visited the family of fallen Bedouin soldier Ahmad Abu Latif and urged the nation to adopt Ahmad's value of unity.

Prime Minister consoles family of Bedouin soldier