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Couple name their baby after Nathanel Young

A couple living in Israel have named their new son after the British-born soldier killed in the Hamas attacks

Yehudis Kalish Sanders' Facebook Post
Yehudis Kalish Sanders' Facebook Post

A husband and wife living in Israel have named their baby boy after Nathanel Young, the 20-year-old British-born soldier killed in the first Hamas attacks on Israel at the weekend.

In a post on social media, Yehudis Kalish Sanders, who did not know Nathanel personally, posted: “Welcome to the world, Netanel Eitan. We feel so blessed to be your parents. I felt strongly about this name for a few months due to its beautiful meaning but was hesitant until yesterday when we heard about Netanel Young, a lone soldier from the UK who died serving our country. Once I heard his name, I knew for sure that this name was meant for our son. We pray that our Netanel will preserve his memory and comfort his family and Am Yisrael.”

A former JFS pupil, Corporate Nathanel Young died on Saturday, the first day of the war, which is now on its 5th day.

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