Second Lebanon War Memories

The Second Lebanon War was seven years ago, and to some it is a distant and faint memory.

7 years after Second Lebanon War, grave site of lone soldier killed

A memorial service was held for Michael Levin z”l, the┬álone soldier from the US who returned to Israel during the war to join his unit and was killed.

Friends and other lone soldiers gathered at Har Herzl military cemetery to remember.

photo grave in Har Herzl

So many things were piled on Michael’s grave site,

it was hard to see the words written in stone.

And when that service was over,

poster for soldier memorial

another service had already begun for another young soldier killed in the war.

The Second Lebanon War memories:

please do not forget these special young lives that were lost.

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