Son of Yeshayahu and Miriam. Born in 1937 in Wadi al-Ma in Yemen, he left home and went to Israel to meet his brother Yefet, who served in the Yiftach Brigade and fell in battle for the conquest of Safed during the War of Independence. He was assisted by the Youth Aliya and arrived in Israel in 1949. He was transferred to Netanya and from there to Kfar Ganim, where he moved to the village of Maccabi and there He remained until his induction into the IDF. In May 1955, he enlisted in the IDF and served in the Haganah course, where he worked for nine months at the Kibbutz Einat, where he worked for three years. After that, he worked in the Kiryat Ono Council until he went to reserve duty in June 1967. He liked to listen to the music, and he was always quiet and withdrawn, shy and restrained, and always had a slight smile on his lips, and he loved to carry the burden and sense responsibility. They loved him because he was a soulmate, human in his simplicity and modest in his ways. Memorial Day Tsc”z eve, on the grave of his brother Japheth, said to his brothers: “Here war is approaching. This could happen to me, you, and you, but it is better to die as a soldier battle with’haozi ‘hands than fall defenseless.” On the first day of the battles of the Six-Day War, on the 5th of Iyar 5727 (June 5, 1967), Yihye fell in a battle that took place in Sheikh Abdul Aziz near Mevasseret Yerushalayim; This was during shelling of a minefield south of the outpost. He left a wife and a child. He was buried in the military cemetery on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.