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IDF Sgt. 1st Class Zachary Baumel, z'l

The funeral for the former MIA soldier, IDF Sgt. 1st Class Zachary Baumel, z’l is set for Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 7 pm.

The late tank commander fell on June 11, 1982 in the Battle of Sultan Yacoub during the First Lebanon War, and was taken captive. He was subsequently declared Missing in Action along with two other IDF soldiers.


Sgt. Baumel, z’l will be laid to rest in the national military cemetery on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

May his memory be blessed.