Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers have stood ahead to defend their country as well as people living in it and several of them have lost their lives in this more than three week old Israel-Hamas war. The following soldiers have fought to protect the civilians of the country and lost their lives in the fight. May they all rest in peace.
When the terrorists infiltrated Israel through a tunnel from Gaza, Sergeant Nadav Raimond lost his life in the attack. In the same attack, Sergeant Daneil Kedmi, Sergeant Barkey Ishai Shor, Sergeant Sagi Erez and Sergeant Dor Dery also lost their lives fighting against the entry of the terrorists.
Staff Sergeant Eliav Eliyahu Haim Kahlon, the brave soldier of Israeli forces, lost his life in the mortar fire along Gaza border. In the same fire, Corporal Meidan Maymon Biton, Sergeant First Class Barak Refael Degorker, Corporal Niran Cohen and Staff Sergeant Adi Briga were also killed.
In the fight that took place in southern Gaza Strip, Staff Sergeant Moshe Davino, the man who was known to give his best in all the fights, lost his life.
On 22nd July 2014, Chief Warrant Officer Rami Chalon died due to his painful wounds after being seriously injured on Gaza border.
Apart from the above mentioned soldiers, there are also many others who sacrificed themselves to protect their country. We sincerely salute for them from all our hearts.