Remembering the Unarmed Soldier Who Fended Off 7 Grenades
Stand for Israel | November 4, 2023
Staff Sgt. Aner Elyakim Shapiro, 22, an unarmed off-duty soldier from an elite unit within the Nahal Brigade, was killed while attending the Supernova music festival near Kibbutz Re’im on October 7.
Shapiro protected a packed public bomb shelter by throwing outside hand grenades terrorists had tossed in to kill those huddled inside.
“Aner Shapiro… saved our lives and he deserves a a medal of honor for being an angel who guarded us,” wrote attack survivor Agam in a Facebook post.
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