Photo of the Week – Paying respect

More than 20,000 people turned out in Haifa for the funeral of a lone soldier after relatives said they were worried his funeral would be empty.

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More than 20,000 Israelis turned out in force to attend the funeral of lone Israeli-American IDF soldier Nissim Sean Carmeli.

He was buried on Monday in Haifa after being killed in fighting in Gaza the day before. A Macabbi-Haifa fan, the club put out a request to fans to attend the Texan’s funeral after American relatives said they were worried very few people would attend his funeral.

This week’s photo is by Gili Yaari, Flash90.

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