After the UN and much of the world condemned Israel over alleged "war crimes" in the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict (Operation Protective Edge), Hanna, a young Believing soldier in the IDF felt like he had a new mission: share the truth with the world about what happened from the perspective of a soldier.
Today in Israel Memorial Day (Yom HaZicharon) and the nation remembers the 23,320 who have been killed in battle or terrorist attacks. In the past year, Israel lost 116 soliders including Shai First Sergeant Shai Kushnir who grew up in a youth group at a Messianic congregation in the Haifa area and was killed during the Gaza War last summer.
Hananya Naftali a Believing soldier in the IDF wants to share his experiences fighting in Gaza to address misconceptions the world may have about the conflict.
First Sergeant Shai Kushnir, who grew up in a youth group at a Messianic congregation, was killed during operations along the Gaza border. Messianic Jews around the country are mourning his death.