Asulin, Amor (Amos)
Son of Aziza and David, was born in 1926 in the city of Safro, Morocco. He graduated from Alliance in his city, excelled in his studies and continued to study at the agricultural school in the city of Paz. After completing his studies, he was hired by the French administration and the post office. In 1946, when Arab rioters paid in the Jewish ghetto, he organized self-defense and served as a symbol of Jewish self-sufficiency in Morocco. Was a single sports instructor in his city, athletic and developed, and despite the hostile surroundings he was upright and his confident presence aroused respect among the neighboring Arabs. Was proud of his Jewishness and envied his people. Was one of the first to receive the right to immigrate to Eretz Israel from the Yishuv institutions and emigrated to Israel from Morocco in 1946. His immigration to Eretz Yisrael affected all the youth in his city and many ascended to immigrate after him. When he came to Israel, he worked for the Be’erot Yitzhak group for about a year and a half and stood out for his talents. He was a member of the “Haganah” and on its behalf was sent to a school for notaries. Amor had a strong intellect and his style was attractive and exciting. In his letters he described the life of the country and envisioned the establishment of the state. On January 20, 1948, the Arabs attacked Yehiam. Amor was one of the guards who left the armored vehicle at the kibbutz. Near Kabri, the armored vehicle ran into the checkpoint and got stuck. The guards did battle with the Arab forces and Amor was wounded twice, until a British force arrived and rescued the wounded. He was transferred to the military hospital in Haifa, and after his leg was amputated he died of his wounds on January 20, 1948. He was brought to an eternal rest in the military cemetery in Haifa.