The Minchenbergs had offered to serve as a drop-off site for an impromptu “IDF Mezuzah Project,” a grassroots campaign that began in the wake of the Gaza War. Its goal: to provide mezuzot for the doorposts of every Israeli Army base, as a form of Divine protection for the soldiers in their ongoing battle against Hamas terrorists.
Even amidst all of the funerals being held in the country because of the horrific massacre, hundreds of Jews from across the religious and political spectrum—most of whom had never met Dovid—came out of their deep desire to accompany and honor a lone soldier who had given his life for Am Yisrael.
Reflections on the founding of the Jewish State
How did a variety of great religious personalities respond to the founding of the State of Israel?