IDF Sergeant Major Chaim Malespin: A Life of Service to G-d

by | March / April 2024

Israeli Messianic Believer Chaim Malespin is not only the co-founder of the Aliyah Return Center, an Israel based non-profit organization that assists new Jewish immigrants, but is also a sergeant major in the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) Combat Engineering Corp’s special Yahalom elite commando unit, which means “diamond”. It is their job to search out the city of tunnels under the Gaza Strip, estimated to be larger than the New York subway system, and destroy it. These tunnels, which serve the Hamas terrorist organization as both anti-Israel attack and logistical structures, also serve as a means for transporting munitions, weapons, fuel, drugs, hostages, and more. The tunnels are estimated to be as much as 500 kilometers in length and reach a depth of 50 meters or more. Recently, cages have been found in the tunnels under Khan Yunis in the central Gaza Strip which are believed to have housed Israeli hostages and to have been prepared prior to the October 7th attack.
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