Son of Shoshana and Shimon. Born on October 23, 1966 in Kiryat Shmona, he studied at the Tachkemoni Elementary School in Bat Yam, then moved to Jerusalem with his family and continued his studies at the Givat Shapira Elementary School in French Hill. He studied at the Rene Cassin High School. Ronen was a sports fan. He played basketball at the high school and in the Maccabi Jerusalem youth teams and youth teams. He also taught children in basketball. He spent his spare time with his friends. He loved to watch movies and dance. Ronen was drafted into the IDF in July 1984 and volunteered for the Infantry Brigade for the Givati Brigade. After a while he went to an officers’ course and graduated with honors and returned to his unit as a team commander. According to his commander, “Ronen took part in a long series of exercises of various kinds, from team to brigade, and he also participated in difficult and complex operational activities, both as a soldier and as a commander.” On Wednesday, March 4, 1987, during his military service in Lebanon, Ronen fell to the military cemetery at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, leaving behind his parents, sister, Keren and Roi. And received a certificate of appreciation and respect for his volunteering for the career army. “In a letter of condolences to the family, his commander wrote:” All of us, commanders and soldiers, had Ronen as an example and a symbol. He is an exemplary, responsible, dedicated, intelligent officer with an excellent operational sense, a wealth of ideas and a personal initiative. Above all he stood out in his qualities as a man and as a true friend. The desire to give of himself and his power to friends and soldiers was a thing for the brigade. Ronen, a friend and an excellent officer were your friends and commanders. All your duty was done despite the hours and the burden, and the smile and kindness never left you. “His parents commemorated him in a synagogue in the Ramot area, and in a monument to him in the Gibor camp.