Memorial Day: Jumped on Grenade

Major Roi Klein, who died while defending his soldiers in Lebanon, is remembered in a segment from Tuesday Night Live.

IsraelNN staff , | updated: 10:02 AM

Major Roi Klein, of blessed memory
Major Roi Klein, of blessed memory
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Major Roi Klein was killed fighting Hizbullah in southern Lebanon in 2006. Klein died after jumping on a grenade, saving his fellow soldiers. His final act made him a national symbol of bravery and sacrifice, and he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Valor, Israel's highest award.

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In the above video, from Tuesday Night Live, Roi Klein is remembered by his family, friends, and fellow soldiers.

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