Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Families commemorate fallen medic sons

(JNS) - The Meisels did not know that their son was serving in Gaza when he was called up for reserve duty immediately after the outbreak of the war, but when the longtime volunteer medic fell in battle, they knew exactly how best to commemorate his memory: a bullet proof ambulance for Israel's Magen David Adom rescue service.

Master Sgt. (res.) Nitai Meisels, 30, served in an elite tank unit. He was killed in December, during a mission to locate hostages in a Palestinian refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

Meisels, who was born in the U.S. while his father was doing post-doctoral researc...


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