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February 7, 2016 / 28 Shevat, 5776
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Golani Commander Proves Why the Unit is Known for Bravery

Wounded Golani Brigade commander returns to the battlefield to complete the IDF's mission.
Wounded Golani commander returns to his troops on July 22, 2014.

Wounded Golani commander returns to his troops on July 22, 2014.
Photo Credit: IDF Spokesperson's Office

The current conflict in Gaza is still only days old, but already at least one member of the IDF who was wounded in action has returned to the battlefield.

Col. Rasan Alian, commander of the Golani Brigade, was wounded in the current conflict, while fighting in Gaza. Although evidence of some of his injuries are still visible on his face, Alian was back with his unit on Tuesday, July 22.

Unlike the enemies of the IDF, such as the Hamas leaders who are currently in Qatar, calling in their orders to the low-level terrorists to remain in harm’s way, the IDF leadership demonstrates courage and love of his fellow soldiers, no matter what the rank.

Col. Alian is known not only for his bravery, but he was also the first Druse commander of the Golani brigade.

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the U.S. correspondent for The Jewish Press. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com


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32 Responses to “Golani Commander Proves Why the Unit is Known for Bravery”

  1. Brave Officers Truly the Bloodline of David, unlike the hiding coward leaders of HamAss..

  2. May God protect all of u

  3. May God protect all of u

  4. May God protect all of u

  5. I salute you sir…kill every hamas youll see

  6. I salute you sir…kill every hamas youll see

  7. Praying for his early recovery.

  8. I’m so glad that he’s returned. His men, who love him, need him!

  9. I’m so glad that he’s returned. His men, who love him, need him!

  10. Nilda Perez says:

    THEY COME FROM DAVID’S BLOOD LINE..YESSSSS

  11. Becky Clark says:

    God bless and protect the IDF & Israel!

  12. Becky Clark says:

    God bless and protect the IDF & Israel!

  13. God bless you more!! wow what a leader! may your tribe increase

  14. Mat God be with him and all IDF

  15. Patrick Obi says:

    Ham was cursed and Ass is the least treasured domestic animal . So also is Hamas. Ham – Ass.

  16. Patrick Obi says:

    Ham was cursed and Ass is the least treasured domestic animal . So also is Hamas. Ham – Ass.

  17. Patrick Obi says:

    Ham was cursed and Ass is the least treasured domestic animal . So also is Hamas. Ham – Ass.

  18. Morry Barak says:

    Like G.I. in WWII .

  19. Joanne Adams says:

    Take back Gaza and keep it. The ones who don’t like it be damned!

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