Chaim begins the video by telling his viewers that he is at a funeral for one of his friends who was killed in action in Gaza. He says it is the latest of many funerals he’s been to lately.
He says that he looks around at the trees near the cemetery, and they make him think about life, and about the Tree of Life described in Genesis 2:9; And out of the ground the Lord God made every tree grow that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
He also says that at the funeral he was just attending, the Rabbi quoted Ecclesiastes 7:1; A good name is better than precious ointment, And the day of death than the day of one’s birth;
Chaim says this funeral made him think about what we’re all doing with the time we have on this earth, because the time his friend had was so short, and the rabbi who conducted the funeral encouraged those who were attending to make the most of the time they had left.
On the screen flash the words from John 15:13; Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.
The scene then shifts to the Western Wall, where thousands of Israelis gathered for a prayer meeting this week.