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This video was originally created as a Memorial Day project for The Beit Avichai Foundation.
October 18, 2014 3:32 PM
So deeply powerful --- May G-d Bless Israel with Peace
Too many in Israel have fallen -- the impact of this tiny video went straight to my heart --- the courage of the IDF and all who love them has been tested enough !-Why does the world not understand ? The land and the people have given so much --- -Thank you for this wordless message of grief and courage -
May 7, 2014 1:50 AM
Heartbreaking video for Yom Hazikaron
Without a single word, this video for Yom Ha'zikaron, portrays the shock, the depth, and the eventual acceptance of mourning that so many Israeli mothers have suffered. May Hashem be gracious and merciful to our beloved Land and to our People
May 5, 2014 4:12 PM
Remembering the fallen
It's a good time to remember families who have sacrificed so much. Keep them in prayer. On the last day, the fallen will rise again.
May 5, 2014 12:05 PM
I Never Cry While Watching a Movie
Well, almost never. May Hashem bless all the past, present, and future members of the IDF, and their families.
May 4, 2014 4:28 PM
This video so quickly gets to the depth of loss and mourning. I have no words to describe its beauty. Thank You So Very Much!
May 1, 2014 11:53 PM
This is a powerful and moving film. With that being said, the best way to prevent more war, terror and death of our wonderful Jewish defenders of Israel is to stop the idea of creating a terror state on the tiny borders of Israel. Not one inch with Fatah and/or Hamas. Better yet, take back Gaza too! Am Yisrael Chai!
April 30, 2014 7:19 PM
This is so powerful. Do you know how I can get an english translation to this?all the best and thankssimcha.
May 5, 2014 12:28 PM
Here are the Hebrew lyrics - you can put them into Google Translate to get a good sense of the song:אחרי שכבר ארזנו את הכל והתפזרנותמיד נשארת עוד מילה אחת שלא אמרנועניין אחד סגור שלא פתחנווצליל תועה שמאחור שכחנועד הפעם הבאהאחרי שהחלום נמוג ואל המציאות חזרנותמיד נשאר עוד רגע חמקמק שלא תפסנוואם אפשר היה להחזיר גלגל כמו בסרטיכול להיות שזה היה עובר לגמרי אחרתעד הפעם הבאהעכשיו הגיע זמן לזוז נהיה כבר מאוחרומשהו באוויר נשאר תלוי זה לא ממש נגמרתמיד נשאר מבט אחד שלא קלטנותמיד נשאר עוד שיר אחד לשיר ועוד לא שרנועד הפעם הבאהוים של מבטים עיניים מסתכלות עליךומה שתעשה הזמן חומק מבין אצבעותיךרצית להמריא לפתוח שערי שמיםאבל על האדמה אתה הולך בינתייםעד הפעם הבאה
April 15, 2013 8:08 AM
I watched this two minutes before the siren rang today at 11. Was able to really connect with the moment. Thank you.
Lillian Nussbaum Tobin,
April 15, 2013 6:50 AM
May Hashem bless and watch over Israel's children.
I wonder if Israelis realize how much some of us love our land and our people. When a soldier is lost, it breaks my heart.
April 12, 2013 2:30 PM
touched my heart and soul
April 14, 2013 2:27 PM
may hashem give you strenght
April 12, 2013 1:57 PM
words from the mother aren't necessary. this is a very moving film.Thank you.
April 12, 2013 3:31 AM
This animation brought me to tears. Beautifully done! Thank you for posting!
April 12, 2013 1:26 AM
Such a tragedy
Oy, just breaks my heart to watch this--such a sudden end to such a young life....and the heartwrenching pain of his mother...May Mashiach come now so that there will be no more pain.
April 11, 2013 7:16 PM
Poignant work. May God bless!
April 11, 2013 3:29 PM
this video really touches the heart and reflects the mothers lossvery well donemade me crythank youmother of 3 soldiers who served and is serving currently in the I.D.F.
April 11, 2013 2:49 PM
as the mother of a son...
as the mother of a son, i found this the saddest and most touching video i have ever seen.
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