A heavy toll: The 159 Israelis killed

A total of 43 Israeli civilians and 116 IDF soldiers were killed in the Israel-Hizbullah war.

August 20, 2006 12:39


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A total of 43 Israeli civilians (including four who died of heart attacks during rocket barrages) and 116 IDF soldiers were killed in the Israel-Hizbullah war. July 12 Sgt.-Maj. Shani Turgeman, 24, of Beit She'an; Sgt.-Maj. Eyal Benin, 22, of Omer; Wasim Nazal, 27, of Yanuh-Jat; St.-Sgt. Alexei Kushnirski, 21, of Ness Ziona; Sgt. Yaniv Bar-On, 19, of Maccabim; Sgt. Nimrod Cohen, 19, of Kibbutz Mitzpe Shalem; Sgt.-Maj. St.-Sgt. Gadi Musiev, 20; St.-Sgt. Shlomi Yirmiyahu, 20. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] July 13 Monica Lehrer Zeidman, 40, of Nahariya; Nitzan Rozeban, 33, of Safed. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] July 14 St.-Sgt. Tal Amgar, 21, of Ashdod; Cpl. Shai Atias, 19, of Rishon Lezion; Sgt. Yaniv Hershkovitz, 21, of Haifa; and St.-Sgt. Dov Shtierenshos, 37, of Karmiel. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] Yehudit Itzkovich, 58, of Meron, and her grandson Omer Pesahov, seven, of Nahariya. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] July 16 Eight railway workers in Haifa: Shmuel Ben-Shimon, 41; Asael Damti, 39; Nissim Elharari, 43; David Feldman, 28; Dennis Lapidus, 24; Rafi Hazan, 30; Reuven Levy, 46; and Shlomo Mansura, 35. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] July 18 Andrei Zelinsky, 36, of Nahariya. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] July 19 St.-Sgt. Yonatan Hadassi, 21, of Kibbutz Merhavia; St.-Sgt. Yotam Gilboa, of Kibbutz Maoz Haim. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] Rabiya Abed Taluzi, three, and his brother Mahmoud, 7, of Nazareth. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] July 20 Maj. Benjy Hillman, 27; St.-Sgt. Rafenael Muscal, 21, of Mazkeret Batya; St.-Sgt. Nadav Baeloha, 21, of Karmiel; St.-Sgt. Liran Sa'adiya, 21, of Kiryat Shmona; St.-Sgt. Yonatan (Sergei) Vlasyuk, 21, of Kibbutz Lahav; Maj. Ran Kochva, 37, of Beit Hananya. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] July 23 Shimon Glickblich, 60, of Haifa; Habib Awad, 48, of Ibellin. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] July 24 St.-Sgt. Koby Smileg, 20, of Rehovot; Col. Zvi Luft, 42, of Hogla; Sec.-Lt. Lotan Slavin, 21, of Hatzeva; Lt. Tom Farkash, 23, of Caesarea. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] July 25 Doua Abbas, 15, of Mughar; David Mazen, 75, of Haifa. July 26 Maj. Ro'i Klein, 31, of Eli; Lt. Amihai Merhavia, 24, of Eli; Cpl. Ohad Klausner, 20, of Beit Horon; Lt. Alex Schwarzman, 23, of Acre; St.-Sgt. Shimon Dahan, 20, of Ashdod; Cpl. Asaf Namer, 27, of Kiryat Yam; St.-Sgt. Idan Cohen, 21, of Jaffa; Sgt. Shimon Adega, 20, of Kiryat Gat; Lt. Yiftach Schreier, 21, of Haifa. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 1 St.-Sgt. Yonatan Einhorn, 22, of Moshav Gimzo; First Sgt. Michael Levin, 21, of Jerusalem; Lieutenant Ilan Gabbai, 22, of Kiryat Tivon. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 2 Sgt. Adi Cohen, 18, of Hadera [ Read the stories behind the faces ] David Martin Lelchook, 52, of Kibbutz Sa'ar. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 3 Sgt. Itamar Tzur, 19, of Be'er Tuvia; Sgt. Andrei Brudner, 18, of Rishon Lezion; Sgt. Alon Feintuch, 19, of Kiryat Haim; Cpl. Yonatan Sharabi, 19, of Petah Tikva Shimon Zribi, 44, and his daughter Mazal, 15, of Acre; Albert Ben-Abu, 41; Arye Tamam, 51, and his brother, Tiran, 31, all of Acre; Shanati Shanati, 18; Amir Naeem, 18; and Muhammad Fa'ur, 17, all of Tarshiha. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 4 St.-Sgt. Daniel Shiran, 20, of Haifa; St.-Sgt. Omri Haim Almakayes-Yaakobovitch, 20, of Ramle; Capt. (res.) Igor Rothstein, 34, of Moshav Poriya Manal Azzam, 27, of Mughar; Baha Fayed Karim Mana, 35, and Muhammad Subhi Salim Mana, 23, both of Majd el-Krum. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 5 St.-Sgt. Or Shahar, 20, of Kibbutz Yad Mordechai; Cpl. (res.) Kiril Kashdan, 26, of Haifa; Frida Kellner, 87, of Kiryat Ata; Fadiya Juma‚a, 58, and her daughters Sultana, 25, and Samira, 30, of Arab al-Aramshe. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 6 Capt. Eliyahu Elkariaf, 34, of Moshav Granot; CWO Yosef Karkash, 41, of Afula; Warr. Ofc. Shmuel Halfon, 41, of Bat Yam; St.-Sgt.-Maj. Daniel Ben-David, 38, of Moshav Ahituv; St.-Sgt.-Maj. Shlomo Buchris, 36, of Moshav Sde Yitzhak; Sgt. Maj. Ziv Balali, 28, of Kfar Saba; Sgt.-Maj. Marian Berkowitz, 31, of Ashdod; Sgt.-Maj Ro'i Yaish, 27, of Herzliya; St.-Sgt. Yehuda Greenfeld, 27, of Ma'aleh Michmas; St.-Sgt. Shaul Shai Michlowitz, 21, of Netanya; Sgt. Gregory Aharonov, 34, of Or Akiva; Sgt.-Maj. Mordechai Abutbul, 28, of Shlomi [ Read the stories behind the faces ] Hana Hamam, 62, and Labiba Mazawi, 67, both of Haifa; Roni Rubinsky, 30, of Kiryat Motzkin. Dr. Tamara Lucca, 84, of Haifa, died of a heart attack. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 7 St.-Sgt. Moshe (Malko) Ambao, 22, of Lod; Maj. (res.) Yotam Lotan, 32, of Kibbutz Beit Hashita; St.-Sgt. (res.) Noam Meyerson, 23, of Jerusalem; [ Read the stories behind the faces ] St.-Sgt. Philip Mosko, 21, of Ma'aleh Adumim. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 8 Capt. (res.) Gilad Balhasan, 28, of Karmiel; St.-Sgt. (res.) Yesamu Yalau, of Or Yehuda; St.-Sgt. Oren Lifschitz, 21, of Kibbutz Gazit; St.-Sgt. Moran Cohen, 21, of Kibbutz Ashdot Ya'acov. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 9 Capt. (res.) Gilad Stukelman, 26, of Moshav Tamrat; Capt. (res.) Yoni (Leon) Shmucher, 30, of Beit Nehemia; Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Igor Kovalik, 26, of Upper Nazareth; Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Noam Goldman, 27, of Tel Aviv; Sgt.-Maj. (res.) David Shmidov, 25, of Jerusalem; St.-Sgt. (res.) Nir Cohen, 22, of Maccabim; St.-Sgt. (res.) Ben (Binyamin) Sela, 24, of Koranit; Maj. (res.) Natan Yahav, 36, of Kiryat Ono; Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Asher Reuven Novik, 36, of Kanaf; St.-Sgt. Adi Salim, 22, of Beit Hashmonai; Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Elad Dan, 25, of Kibbutz Eilot; Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Gilad Zusman, 26, of Eli; Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Idan Kobi, 26, of Eilat; Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Naor Kalo, 25, of Kibbutz Ma'agan Michael; Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Nimrod Segev, 28, of Ramat Gan. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 10 Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Alon Samooha, 35, of Hod Hasharon; Maj. (res.) Nimrod Hillel, 32, of Rosh Ha'ayin. Mariam Assadi, 26, and her son Fathi Ahmed Assadi, five, of the Israeli Arab village of Deir el-Asad. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 11 Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Aharon Yehezkel, 32, of Kfar Yedidya. August 12 Capt. Shai Bernstein, 24, of Beersheba; St.-Sgt. Tzahi Krips, 20, of Kibbutz Hama'apil; St.-Sgt. Itai Steinberger, 21, of Karmei Yosef; Sgt. Yosef Abitbol, 19, of Gan Ner; Sgt. Yonatan Ankonina, 21, of Netanya; Sgt. Yaniv Tamerson, 21, of Tzipori; Cpl. Ya'ar Ben-Giat, 19, of Nahsholim; Cpl. Tomer Amar, 19, of Julis; St.-Sgt. Amasa (Ami) Meshulami, 20, of Ofra; Sgt. Yohann Zerbib, 22, of Tel Aviv; Capt. Benaya Rein, 27, of Karnei Shomron; St.-Sgt. Adam Goren, 21, of Kibbutz Ma'abarot; Sgt. Alexander Bonimovitch, 19, of Netanya; St.-Sgt. Oz Zemah, 20, of Maccabim-Reut; Sgt. Haran Lev, 20, of Kibbutz Ma'ayan Baruch; Sgt. Dan Breuer, 19, of Beit Hillel; Cpl. Yigal Nissan, 19, of Ma'aleh Adumim; St.-Sgt. Ido Grabovsky, 20, of Rosh Ha'ayin; St.-Sgt. Uri Grossman, 20, of Mevaseret Zion; Maj. Sami Ben-Naim, 39, of Rehovot; Maj. (res.) Nissan Shalev, 36, of Kibbutz Evron; Capt. Daniel Gomez, 25, of Nehalim; Warr. Ofc. (res.) Ron Mashiah, 33, of Gedera; Sgt.-Maj. Keren Tendler, 26, of Rehovot. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] August 13 Lt. (res.) Eliel Ben-Yehuda, 24, of Kfar Tavor; Lt. (res.) Tzur Zarhi, 27, of Moshav Nahalal; Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Guy Hasson, 24, of Moshav Na'ama; St.-Sgt. (res.) Yaniv Shainbrum, 24, of Mei Ami; St.-Sgt. (res.) David Amar, 24, of Kiryat Shmona; St.-Sgt.-Maj. (res.) Amitai Yaron, 44, of Zichron Ya'acov; St.-Sgt. Peter Ochotzky, 23, of Lod; St.-Sgt. (res.) Elad Shlomo Ram, 31, of Haifa; St.-Sgt. Evgeny Timofeev, 20, of Rishon Lezion; Mahadi Hiyat, 83, of Moshav Ya'ara. [ Read the stories behind the faces ] (Foreign Ministry)

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