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Is there a specific subset of Halacha which validates the need of Jewish soldiers to be selfless with their lives?

There is an article from R’ Melamed on this topic that addresses your question at length, from all angles and is worth reading in its entirety. I will quote one paragraph that specifically addresses ...
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Story about moving on in life?

The best example I know is first-century rabbi Nachum ish Gamzu. He was severely afflicted, yet always optimistic. No matter what happened to him or around him, he would say: “Gam zu l'tovah -- This,...
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Story about moving on in life?

There are endless stories of people overcoming struggles. Here is one example - an autobiographical account of Rabbi Aharon Margalit, who overcame separation from his family, polio-induced disability,...
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