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January 16, 2013
February 5, 2013 9:03 PM
Reb Aryeh Levin's involvement.
It is also of great importance to recall the great chesed that Reb Aryeh Levine - The Tzaddik of Yerushalayim - did for all the families by identifying each fallen soldier by name through the use of the "Goral HaGra" thereby enabling each soldier to be buried by name.
January 21, 2013 10:00 AM
very informative video.
we stand with you in all Israel's battles
January 18, 2013 10:38 PM
Brave people of our history deserve respect
As member of the palmach in the last convoy to the Gush remember my friend in this video. brutally killed
after serender to the jordanian forces. my friend Eldad Pen is shown in the vedio. Kol Akavod
July 16, 2013 8:33 AM
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January 18, 2013 3:10 PM
Brings memories of my palmach unit in the Gush
Very well done video of our brave and devoted men. As surviver of the battle in the Gush, May '48 recognize the
pictures of the men with the brengun and Eldad Pen of my unit, all in my memory. Thanks for the production.
January 18, 2013 12:36 PM
The brave fighters of Gush Etsion
God lend me the courage to stand beside my Jewish brothers and sisters so that I am not intimidated by any kind of adversity whatsoever like the 35 braves of Gush Etsion.
February 8, 2013 5:52 AM
I'm sure you have the courage my friend.
Your Jewish brothers and sisters would be proud to have you stand beside them.
January 18, 2013 1:13 AM
Interesting some of the names of the Palmach defenders. Former Mossad head and General 'Yatza'. Very interesting indeed
January 17, 2013 8:52 PM
wow such bravery, it's unbelivable
am yisroel chai
January 17, 2013 1:37 PM
Such courage. Such a terrible loss. We must never forget that even in the darkest of times each person can do what is required to achieve their dream.
January 16, 2013 9:47 PM
I saw the group leave for Gush Etzion from Talpiyot
One of the 38 was Hagganaha leader. At the time I envied him for going to Gush Etzion.
Gavriel Eliezer ben Ze'ev Gershon,
January 16, 2013 6:37 PM
זה היסטוריה חשוב מרוד! What a wonderful story to hear of the martyrs of Gush Etsion.
January 16, 2013 6:01 PM
I have been to the Gush Etzion andEfrat.It is the Alamo of Israel.The bravery and heroism are a credit to Eretz Yisrael.The falen are a credit to who we are as a people.Kol HaChavod.
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