Thousands Bid Farewell to French-Israeli Soldier Killed in Gaza

Jordan Bensemhoun, 22, had immigrated at age 16 from his native Lyon and later joined the army, serving in an elite unit of the Golani infantry brigade.

Thousands of people from around Israel gathered Tuesday evening for the funeral of French immigrant Jordan Bensemhoun, the 22-year-old staff sergeant who died Sunday during Israel’s ground offensive in Gaza.