A Bravery Fiercer than Death

The tragic yet inspiring story of the 35 heroes of Gush Etzion.

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Comments (13)

(11) Anonymous, 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.

(10) Leaky Mutahi, January 21, 2013 10:00 AM

very informative video.

we stand with you in all Israel's battles

(9) Rafi Capon, 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

Oren Ben-Bassat, July 16, 2013 8:33 AM

Rafi Capon

Hi Rafi, I think we may be related. Can you send me an email? oren.benbassat@gmail.com

(8) Raphael Capon, 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.

(7) Sandeep Narang, 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.

Ellen, 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.

(6) Anonymous, January 18, 2013 1:13 AM

Interesting some of the names of the Palmach defenders. Former Mossad head and General 'Yatza'. Very interesting indeed

(5) Anonymous, January 17, 2013 8:52 PM

wow such bravery, it's unbelivable am yisroel chai

(4) Peter Roth, 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.

(3) Yoseph Lapidot, 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. Yossi

(2) Gavriel Eliezer ben Ze'ev Gershon, January 16, 2013 6:37 PM

Wonderful History

זה היסטוריה חשוב מרוד! What a wonderful story to hear of the martyrs of Gush Etsion.

(1) howard yagerman, January 16, 2013 6:01 PM

The Gush

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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