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April 27, 2015 / 8 Iyar, 5775
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IDF Soldier Killed

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1st Sgt. Yair Ashkenazi, Reserves, (36) HY”D, was killed this morning during operations in northern Gaza.

His family has been informed.

The funeral will be held today (Friday) at 4pm in the Rechovot military cemetery.

Since Operation Protective Edge began, 33 IDF soldiers have been killed.

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71 Responses to “IDF Soldier Killed”

  1. Baruch Dayan HaEmet

  2. Val Gonzales says:

    Rest In Peace…. God Bless Israel

  3. Oh, So Sory RIP SOLIDIER.

  4. Sonia Morris says:

    Baruch dayan Haemet.

  5. Give no chance to hamas.they’re threat to Israel.

  6. So sad and sorry rip love u idf

  7. Chaya Mindal says:

    Baruch Dayan Haemet

  8. May he be remembered for a blessing .

  9. Rest in peace job well done

  10. Philip Jones says:

    Brave man; Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. May he rest in peace. God Bless Israel.

  11. David Grim says:

    May his memory be blessed.

  12. rest in peace brave one.

  13. Wah Le-Brun says:

    Frère Palestine…

  14. sorry to tell you but there are NO GODS!!

  15. My deepest heart felt prayers for th s

  16. so sorry….Yahwah keep you all safe.

  17. May God avenge his blood.

  18. May he Rest in Peace.

  19. Bill Mustian says:

    RIP Sgt Ashkenazi!

  20. We are so very sad.G.d bless the heroes soul,his family and friends.R.I.P.Praying from Sweden.We stand with Israel.We love you♡♡♡

  21. May his memory be blessed. He gave his life for his country and will never be forgotten.

  22. Every fallen one touches are hearts

  23. Ali Shah says:

    Go to hell all israeli

  24. God wl honor him n hs sacrifiçe wl not go 4 nothinga may God bless n comfort hs famly

  25. She said truth accept it always truth is bitter !! Wen we unite no one can burn our bit of hairs also u know dat and pray to ur fake god that we dnt unite but ya we wil . Allah is with us . goodluck .

  26. I salute thee sergent Ashkenazi…

  27. Edna Frambes says:

    May God give comfort to his family

  28. RIP brother . condolences 4m an Indian.

  29. RIP He died fighting for freedom. God bless!

  30. Becky Abiyah says:

    May his soul rest in Abraham’s bossom

  31. Daisy Mayer says:

    God bless his soul. Am Israel Chai. My mother was a doughter Ashkenazi. We have many family Ashkenazi .

  32. RIP sgt u will alws b remember for d great sacrifice of love, may God comfort ur family, amen.

  33. Sally Volk says:

    Another sad day for Israel, but they must stand strong and keep going!! My prayers are with you!

  34. Ella Segal says:

    So sad…left behind a wife and 3 kids. brave soldier who sacrificed his life to defend his family and his country. My heart felt prayers go out to his family…

  35. Ella Segal says:

    So sad…left behind a wife and 3 kids. brave soldier who sacrificed his life to defend his family and his country. My heart felt prayers go out to his family…

  36. May the God of all comfort wrap his loving arms around his family. HE THAT WATCHS OVER ISRAEL NEVER SLUMBERS OR SLEEPS

  37. Eva Perl says:

    Baruch Dayan HaEmet

  38. You are in our hearts, always. God Bless your memory.

  39. Gary Rush says:

    RIP my brother

  40. So sad. Lord comfort his family

  41. So sad. Lord comfort his family

  42. God save Israel and bless this soldier for giving all he had to give .

  43. Shared.
    Honored.
    Remembered+

  44. With deepest gratitude.

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