For the first time since Zachary Baumel went missing in action in Lebanon 37 years ago, his family has a grave at which to mourn on Yom Hazikaron.
The Baumel family spent almost four decades without knowing what happened to the soldier, who disappeared during a battle near the Syrian border in the First Lebanon War. His remains were located in Syria and brought back to Israel for burial last month.
On Monday, the Baumel family went to visit Zachary’s grave in Mount Herzl military cemetery in Yerushalayim, 30 days after the burial. They were surprised to discover a great crowd awaiting them that wished to honor Zachary’s memory.
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