Maj. (res.) Moshe Yedidya Leiter, a commander in the IDF’s special forces, was killed on Nov. 9 in Gaza along with three of his men when they discovered an opening to a Hamas tunnel that was booby-trapped. Caroline’s guest this week was her old friend, colleague, political commentator and Moshe’s father, Yechiel Leiter.
He discussed his the life of his son, as well as his loss, and he placed both in the context of the larger war for Israel’s survival and the role of the Jewish state as the first line in the war for human freedom.