The nation this week remembered the Second Lebanon War and the costly toll it took on the nation, primarily areas in the north. State ceremonies were held and senior politicians and military commanders spoke of the heroism, military blunders and the impact the war had on the nation.
The Second Lebanon War which took place in the summer of 2006 lasted for 34 days. During that time period 119 soldiers were killed along with 44 civilians. 4,304 people were injured. Some 4,000 rockets were fired into northern Israel from Lebanon.
(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)