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10,000 at Major Benaya Sarel’s Funeral Procession in Kiryat Arba-Hevron

Major Benaya Sarel

2:37am Ten thousand Israelis are accompanying the funeral procession for Major Benaya Sarel who was killed in combat on Friday in Gaza (Rafiach).

Major Sarel was the commander of the elite Sayeret Givati unit.

The procession started from his home in Kiryat Arba and is going to Ma’arat HaMachpela (Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs of the Jewish people) in Hevron, ending at the old Jewish cemetery in Hevron.

Mahjor Sarel was supposed to get married on August 21st.

May his memory be a blessing.

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57 Responses to “10,000 at Major Benaya Sarel’s Funeral Procession in Kiryat Arba-Hevron”

  1. John Scala says:

    Thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice. RIP

  2. John Scala says:

    Thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice. RIP

  3. Baruch Dayan HaEmes.

  4. Mark Zeitlin says:

    Too raw. So unnecessary. Perhaps it should be expected, but, then again, maybe not, to have to face the reality were in now where good people still must fight for civility, decency and acceptance. Isn’t this what we studied during our history classes, thinking perhaps too ideologically, that this just could not ever happen again? This is a harsh reality check. As an American, I am heartbroken. Much praise and respect to the the IDF and the citizens of Israel.

  5. Mark Zeitlin says:

    Too raw. So unnecessary. Perhaps it should be expected, but, then again, maybe not, to have to face the reality were in now where good people still must fight for civility, decency and acceptance. Isn’t this what we studied during our history classes, thinking perhaps too ideologically, that this just could not ever happen again? This is a harsh reality check. As an American, I am heartbroken. Much praise and respect to the the IDF and the citizens of Israel.

  6. Silvia Segui says:

    Baruch Dayan HaEmet

  7. No words to express our sorrow.

  8. Beth Kaufman says:

    Baruch Emet Dayat

  9. Baruch Dayam HaEmet

  10. Karen Duke says:

    Our hearts are with Israel and her people. God bless.

  11. Blessings to all those that are left behind to mourn.

  12. RIP , THANK YOU for your service & commitment

  13. Yes, condolences, and very sad! <3

  14. So very sad. May his memory be for a blessing.

  15. Sunny Rivera says:

    Oh, how my heart aches for this young man’s family and wife to be..Comfort them father and remind them he rests in peace and that he is enjoying his rewards for being that courageous warrior to defend the nation of Israel and Your people. May Your divine Justice prevail. <3

  16. Weeping and sharing your sorrow from the US. G-d is with Israel. Be strong and of good courage. We are praying for you.

  17. Lord bless this young, brave soldier and comfort his family..heartbreaking

  18. Michelle Ru says:

    So sad… Baruch Dayan HaEmet

  19. Lisa Kamins says:

    baruch dayan emet. may his holy soul be blessed for eternity. so sad. so sad.

  20. Edinson Mota says:

    God blessi israel

  21. Ronnie Pleet says:

    Support cowards who hide behind women and children Hide weapons of war in mosques schools and hospitals.what does that make you?

  22. Liz Smith says:

    Condolences to all the family members. May God give you strength during this time, and wrap His everlasting, loving arms around you through His Spirit.

  23. A big hug to the Major’s family from Oslo,Norway.
    Rest in peace, soldier

  24. Liz Smith says:

    Repulsive!! It is Hamas killing innocent people, their blood is on Hamas’ hands not Israel. God does not call His creation that He created rats, just goes to show you’re not serving the true God of creation. Your allah is satan.

  25. Ruth Obadia says:

    ברוך דיין האמת

  26. May God comfort the family.

  27. Yossi Vardi says:

    יהלום תחת כנפי השכינה

  28. Patty Hay says:

    Thank you Major for your ultimate sacrifice in this war against terrorism. You are my HERO AND WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN

  29. 'Asaf Kopel says:

    Please share don’t just like it
    So…u want to boycot Israel ? think again….in this video r all the things u have to boycot then… ….so dont b a hipocrat try to boycot Israel, i dare u…. .Israel is here to stay and its also for u…fight terror support Israel
    if you do not stand by our side, the day when Islamic terror will reach your homes, your beds and your kindergartens will come soon.
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=4422006701818&set=vb.1038458639&type=2&theater

  30. REST IN PEACE MAJOR BENAYA SAREL.
    GOD BLESS THE FAMILY…

  31. Ummm…Susana, do you even know what your country has supported with the War Crimes in Ukraine and Crimea?

    And, just to educate your ignorant ass…

    HAMA intentionally used citizens of Gaza as human shields, lying to them and telling them they would be okay if they stayed put. Israel warned each and every family in Gaza about their attacks of key areas, days before they did it…through pamplets, AND even called their area of residence the day of the attacks.

    But, they stayed put, valuing material things like land over the very lives of their children.

    Humans are weak, we cringe at the words children when it involves death…when the honest truth is everyone will die sooner or later. And, in a time where you’ll have to deal with this the rest of your life, why not sooner?

    Hope that makes you think some, Susana. Atheist *******, are you afraid to die? What is their to gain in life since you believe we’ll all die, and be forgotten? What type of life is that to live, where you know your very existence will be in vain? Huh?

  32. You are in my thoughts and prayers with your family and friends

  33. Cherie Lewis says:

    Such lost potential!

  34. Lili Rose says:

    Heartbreaking.RIP brave soldier defender of Israel and its people

  35. May his memory be a blessing.

  36. May G_D bless you and keep you close, RIP, PBUY, thank you for your duty is ending terrorism.

  37. rest in peace brave soldier–myGOD comforts ur loveones!

  38. Jack Lincer says:

    G-d bless Major Sarel, his family, fiancé, and all the people of Israel.

  39. Eva Perl says:

    poor soul, Baruch Dayan HaEmet

  40. Eva Perl says:

    Susana Kolisnichenko get education

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