Assaf namer

The content on this webpage contains paid/affiliate links. When you click on any of our affiliate link, we/I may get a small compensation at no cost to you. See our affiliate disclosure for more info

Last updated on August 9th, 2017 at 01:25 pm

Israel-born Australian citizen Assaf Namer, a sergeant in the Israeli army, has been killed in a Hezbollah ambush. Namer’s family lives in Sydney.

Posted by Tim B. on 07/27/2006 at 05:39 AM
    1. Got to respect that kind of commitment.  Australia and Israel, and the world at large, needs more ‘dinkums’ like him.  Our respects and condolences to his family.

      Posted by Olrence on 2006 07 27 at 05:49 AM • permalink


    1. Condolences to his family.

      Posted by Villeurbanne on 2006 07 27 at 05:51 AM • permalink


    1. How very different from the aussie lebs who choose to live in Lebanon then whine that their realy Aussies when the leb army wants to conscript them.

      Posted by phillip on 2006 07 27 at 05:57 AM • permalink


    1. I feel bad discussing this before his family have had a chance to bury him.

      However, I am not looking forward to those of The Left who will believe he ‘deserves no sympathy’ given his military involvement, yet will defend David Hicks.

      Posted by Dan Lewis on 2006 07 27 at 06:08 AM • permalink


    1. Rest in Peace Soldier

      Posted by Grimmy on 2006 07 27 at 06:23 AM • permalink


    1. God bless Israel and Sgt Namer.

      Posted by Mike_W on 2006 07 27 at 06:44 AM • permalink


    1. I was concerned about the “Israelis target ambulances” stories today and yesterday. But note this letter from The Age today (thurs):

      How gullible can you get?

      YOUR front-page picture and accompanying article concerning an “attack” on an ambulance in Lebanon demonstrate just how pervasive Hezbollah propaganda and gullible the media have become.
      Anyone looking at the picture can see that the ambulance was not hit by a missile (anything could have caused a relatively small hole in the roof). There is obviously no explosive damage, even the windows do not appear broken.

      Why is this nonsense on the front page of The Age?
      David Rubinstein, Toorak

      I think re the ambulance pics showing an ambulance with a neat hole in the roof right on the intersection of the red cross sign, that some of our

      military buffs will have an opinion on the plausibility of the “Israeli strike”. The Age would not have published such a letter unless there was guts to it.

      letter to age

      Posted by percypup on 2006 07 27 at 06:45 AM • permalink


    1. A kindymedia article on the “real” reson the lovely freedom and fluffy puppies group Hezbolah really kidnapped the 2 soldiers.
      have a read of the signatories at the bottom of the article and gauge its credibility?

      Mecifully short for one of their spews.

      Condolences to the family of a fine man who died wearing the UNIFORM of the country he was serving DEFENDING it. (pointing out a couple of minor diffrences between this chap and Mohammed Hicks for and drive by trolls)

      Posted by thefrollickingmole on 2006 07 27 at 06:55 AM • permalink


    1. poor guy. he only had a month to go too.

      Posted by haifaharry on 2006 07 27 at 07:01 AM • permalink


    1. Another disgusting kindymedia spew.

      They really have no clue.

      Posted by thefrollickingmole on 2006 07 27 at 07:16 AM • permalink


    1. He died in the struggle for freedom, a true hero. Never forget.

      Posted by Spectre765 on 2006 07 27 at 07:18 AM • permalink


    1. Our condolences, and thanks for the job he was doing.

      Posted by Mr. Bingley on 2006 07 27 at 07:27 AM • permalink


    1. Gone Taken too soon.

      Posted by kae on 2006 07 27 at 07:34 AM • permalink


    1. We have made a donation in his honour to an Israeli charity.

      Posted by Dan Lewis on 2006 07 27 at 08:08 AM • permalink


    1. There will be suggestions that Hicks was just doing the same thing, indeed that the Taliban were the legitimate government of the day while he was there. Just goes to show how confused some people are.

      Posted by blogstrop on 2006 07 27 at 08:13 AM • permalink


    1. Interesting to see the different paths taken by members of the various groups of dual citizens. Sgt. Namer died fighting the good fight (God have mercy on his soul and comfort his family).

      Posted by paco on 2006 07 27 at 08:32 AM • permalink


    1. I cannot read the newspaper accounts.  I have no patience with them anymore.

      He was a short-timer.  That is a very dangerous time.

      I hope Texas Bob is lazin’ with his good wife in sweet content.  Did he say good-bye?

      I’m not coherent.  It is too soon after my own loss and I feel too much for this man’s family to be able to speak.  Forgive me, Aussies.  I am so sorry for your loss.

      Posted by saltydog on 2006 07 27 at 08:53 AM • permalink


    1. “But how can man die better than facing fearful odds
      for the ashes of his fathers and the temple of his Gods?”

      Vale, Sergeant Namer.

      Posted by Pedro the Ignorant on 2006 07 27 at 09:05 AM • permalink


    1. Rest in Peace, Sergeant Namer. Condolences to the Namer family and friends.

      Very brave to defends ones country, yet sad that most of the world sees your defense of country, as provocation and aggression against the filthy hordes of Islamists, attacking your country and for that matter, the rest of the world.

      Posted by El Cid on 2006 07 27 at 09:10 AM • permalink


    1. #18 Pedro: What’s that from?

      Posted by paco on 2006 07 27 at 09:17 AM • permalink


    1. My condolences to SGT Namer’s family, and a salute to a fallen soldier.  Well done, SGT Namer.  God speed.

      Posted by The_Real_JeffS on 2006 07 27 at 09:28 AM • permalink


    1. My condolences to the family and to both Australia and Israel for the loss of yet another one they couldn’t afford to lose.  God help us all.

      Posted by RebeccaH on 2006 07 27 at 09:35 AM • permalink


    1. My condolences to his family and to Australia.

      Yis’ga’dal v’yis’kadash sh’may ra’bbo…

      Posted by ErnieG on 2006 07 27 at 10:07 AM • permalink


    1. I salute you Sgt Namer. I say a prayer for you (and for the Valez family who have lost 2 sons on our account in Iraq)

      Posted by hooligan on 2006 07 27 at 10:10 AM • permalink


    1. Paco (#20)

      It is a quote from a saga by a 19th century English poet, Thomas Babington Macaulay, called “Horatius”.

      The quote is from verse XXVII of the story.

      Macaulay’s saga is about a small force of warriors defending their homeland from the barbarians, and it seemed very appropriate in the current Israeli defence of their homeland.

      Long, but inspirational.
      A link is here:


      Posted by Pedro the Ignorant on 2006 07 27 at 10:29 AM • permalink


    1. God Bless Sgt Namer and his family.  I dont have the words to say anymore.

      Posted by The_Wizard_of_WOZ on 2006 07 27 at 10:40 AM • permalink


    1. #25: Thank you very much for the link, Pedro!

      Posted by paco on 2006 07 27 at 12:19 PM • permalink


    1. God speed, soldier. And thanks.

      Posted by Kyda Sylvester on 2006 07 27 at 12:31 PM • permalink


    1. “I go to my fathers, in whose mighty company I shall not now feel ashamed.”

      Godspeed, soldier.

      Posted by phoenix55 on 2006 07 27 at 01:28 PM • permalink


    1. Gratitude expressed to the families of other heroes.  Anybody think Cindy Sheehan will attend?

      Posted by Achillea on 2006 07 27 at 04:50 PM • permalink


    1. Prayers for him, his family, and his two countries.  He was a hero.

      Posted by ushie on 2006 07 27 at 06:13 PM • permalink


    1. #14—Ditto. The least we can do for such a Man as he.

      To the SGT’s family – Thank you.

      Posted by KC on 2006 07 27 at 06:39 PM • permalink


    1. Australian Jewish sons and daughters have been doing this for years- volunteering for their tour of duty in the Israel Army and (women) on the kibbutz.

      Good to see they are still doing it.

      Beats draftdodgers fleeing to Canada, and never getting back into the country.

      Unfortunately some Muslims and Hicks are also following suit.

      Posted by MarshallD on 2006 07 27 at 10:11 PM • permalink


    1. Little flowers and sprinkles of sparkles to his family.

      :” “”“” :”” “” “:”” “”” “”“;

      Posted by 1.618 on 2006 07 27 at 11:51 PM • permalink


    1. He died a soldier and that is good enough for the best of us.
      God bless you Digger and may your mates have their vengeance.

      Posted by 81Alpha on 2006 07 28 at 12:06 AM • permalink


    1. I remember playing basketball with Assaf at school – he was a decent ballplayer and just a good guy.

      He went through the same frustrations that we all go through in our late teens and early 20s and I remember how excited he was when he made the decision to take control of his life, go to Israel and join the army.

      I’m still shocked – can’t believe he’s been killed in, of all places, Lebanon.

      Mate, you’re a hero.

      Posted by shtine on 2006 07 28 at 12:44 AM • permalink


Page 1 of 1 pages

Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.