A Soldier's Account from Gaza

Lieutenant Adam Landau on Hamas’ use of human shields.

Lieutenant Adam Landau, from the 188th Armored Brigade, fought in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge. Watch him describe what he saw and felt while he was battling Hamas.
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Comments (11)

(8) Anonymous, September 3, 2014 3:45 AM

Excellent! Thank you so much for posting this!

(7) Anonymous, September 2, 2014 2:11 PM


Adam, is your full Hebrew name Adam ben Rivka?

(6) Anonymous, September 2, 2014 1:11 AM

Wow. What an incredible piece.

What a contrast to what a video of a Palestinian "freedom fighter" to whom human life is cheap would be.
The soldier is clearly in incredible pain over the innocents he's had to hurt. Wow. What a human being.

(5) Anonymous, September 1, 2014 4:21 AM


The time has come to stop worrying about what the world thinks about us since it won't agree, and to care only to do only that which is righteous in the eyes of HASHEM. The God of Israel is the One and Only of this world and its inhabitants and of all creation. Worry only after His opinion; it is enough.

Linda, September 1, 2014 7:23 AM


I agree with you.

cindy, September 1, 2014 11:31 PM

I second that

I also agree. If we care only what is right in the eyes of Hashem, then we will be successful.

(4) Ruth, August 31, 2014 11:55 PM


To indicate our humble thanks and respect, we should all stand up when we see these soldiers. Hashem is with them. May it always be so.

(3) Anonymous, August 31, 2014 3:23 PM

Hakaras Hatov

Tremendous thanks - beyond what words can express - to you and all the soldiers for your commitment and self-sacrifice for Am Yisrael. You put yourself on the frontlines, in dangerous and morally challenging situations, so that "civilians can sleep peacefully at night." More than that, around the world ISIS and other terrorist Islamic extremists are challenging civilization and the values we hold dear, and you are leading the fight against that threat by your stand in Israel.May Hashem guard and protect you and all our chayalim.

(2) Chris57, August 31, 2014 3:12 PM


Thank you for this video, and many thanks to this young, thoughtful IDF soldier. May he, yes, all of Israel, all Jews live free from this hideous islamic threat.

(1) Anonymous, August 28, 2014 7:12 PM

Long Live Israel

What impresses me most is the gentleness and compassion with which he speaks. He even shows respect towards his enemies' shrine, a mosque, seeing it as if it were his own synagogue. Unbelievable humanity in the face of such a monstrous enemy.

rina, August 31, 2014 5:03 PM

I agree with you

This is what it means for Israel, called to be a light to the Nations


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