IDF Soldier Killed in Attack Buried in Israel
Stand for Israel | October 11, 2022
This weekend, terror returned to the Holy Land, taking the life of a young Israeli soldier, 18-year-old Noa Lazar. During a shooting at a checkpoint in the Holy Land on Saturday night, Lazar was killed by a Palestinian terrorist. The Times of Israel’s Emanuel Fabian reports that Israel is mourning its fallen hero even as Israeli forces continue searching for her murderer:
A soldier who was shot dead at an East Jerusalem checkpoint by a Palestinian gunman over the weekend was laid to rest on Monday night, as the manhunt for the suspect entered its third day.
Sgt. Noa Lazar, 18, was buried at a cemetery in Kfar Yona, near her central Israel hometown of Bat Hefer…
Among those who spoke at the funeral was Hagai Sin Itzik, the head of the Military Police’s Erez battalion, where Lazar served.
“Despite the challenges, you did not give up on yourself, you quickly understood the importance of the job and carried it out seriously, with dedication and professionalism,” Itzik said in remarks obtained by the Ynet news site.
“We were impressed by your quick learning abilities and we grew to trust you. You managed to thwart terror attacks and thus contributed significantly to the security of the country and its citizens,” her commander continued.
“In just a short time you became a leading, significant and prominent figure in the unit. You were loved, surrounded by friends, full of joy and had a contagious laugh. Your special character influenced everyone…”