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Jerusalem - Yair Ashkenazy, IDF Soldier Killed Laid To Rest

Published on: July 25, 2014 02:36 PM
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Wife of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, seen crying on the coffin carrying her husband, at Ashkenazi's funeral, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Photo by FLASH90 Wife of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, seen crying on the coffin carrying her husband, at Ashkenazi's funeral, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Photo by FLASH90

Jerusalem -  The funeral for IDF soldier Master Sergeant Yair Ashkenazy, who was killed in Gaza Thursday was held today at the military cemetery in Rehovot where he was laid to rest.

Ashkenazy 36 years old from Rehovot, was a combatant in the reserve brigade of the IDF Officer Cadet. He was killed during operational activity in the northern Gaza.

He leaves behind him a wife and three children.

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Family and friends seen mourning at the funeral of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza.  (Credit: Flash90)Family and friends seen mourning at the funeral of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza.  (Credit: Flash90)
Family and friends seen mourning at the funeral of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza.  (Credit: Flash90)Family and friends seen mourning at the funeral of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza.  (Credit: Flash90)
Wife (C) of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, seen mourning with friends and family at Ashkenazi's funeral, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza. (Credit: Flash90)Wife (C) of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, seen mourning with friends and family at Ashkenazi’s funeral, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza. (Credit: Flash90)
Wife (C) of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, seen mourning with friends and family at Ashkenazi's funeral, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza. (Credit: Flash90)Wife (C) of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, seen mourning with friends and family at Ashkenazi’s funeral, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza. (Credit: Flash90)
Wife (C) of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, seen mourning with friends and family at Ashkenazi's funeral, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza.  (Credit: Flash90)Wife (C) of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, seen mourning with friends and family at Ashkenazi’s funeral, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza.  (Credit: Flash90)
Wife (C) of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, seen mourning with friends and family at Ashkenazi's funeral, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza.  (Credit: Flash90)Wife (C) of IDF (Isreal Defense Force) reservist Yair Ashkenazi, seen mourning with friends and family at Ashkenazi’s funeral, at the military cemetery in Rehovot on July 25, 2014. Ashkenazi, a combat soldier in a reserve brigade, was killed during combat in the northern Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of Operation "Protective Edge" more than 800 Palestinians and 34 Israeli soldiers have been killed. Israel launched its military offensive on July 08 with the declared objective of stopping Hamas firing rockets from Gaza.  (Credit: Flash90)



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