Chief Sgt. Omri Balkin

Age:25
IDF

Chief Sergeant (res.) Omri Balkin was the son of Roni Balkin, a reserve lieutenant colonel and a city council member. He was the grandson of the late Pesach Balkin, a council leader. Omri was set to begin law studies at the start of the academic year. A statement from the Labor Party’s Ramat Hasharon branch said: “Omri was a man of the land, an educator, a sea scout team leader in Netanya, and beloved by all his friends and proteges.” He was a fighter in an elite unit and fell defending the southern part of the country and the residents of the Gaza border area.

Funeral Date: 11/10/2023
Shloshim Date: 09/11/2023

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  1. May the Omnipresent comfort you among the rest of the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem

    Hamakom yenakhem etekhem betokh shaar avelay tziyon viyrushalayim.

    הַמָּקוֹם יְנַחֵם אֶתְכֶם בְּתוֹךְ שְׁאָר אֲבֵלֵי צִיּוֹן וִירוּשָׁלַיִם

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