Son of Reuven and Yael. He was born on January 19, 1951 in Haifa. When he was a year and a half old, the family moved to Poriah, where Michael spent his childhood and adolescence. Michael began his studies at a very young age. He studied at Kibbutz Alumot for three years, and then, together with the rest of the children of Poriya, moved to Yavne’el. Despite his youth, Michael stood out among his classmates. He continued to study in high school in Tiberias and excelled in studying the real subjects. During this period he joined Gadna-Air and spent two years participating in Gadna activities and camps. One of the most prominent features of Michael from his youth was the love of animals. Year-old Michael and his big boxer dog often ate from the same plate. When he grew up he raised pigeons on the roof of his house, built a loft for them, and fed seeds from the palm of his hand. Over time, the rabbit, hamster, cats and zoo were added. He was very devoted to his family and when the parents stayed abroad, once a year, because of their work, the little children remained under Michael’s care as the older brother, cooking for his little brothers, caring for their cleanliness and all their needs, and the parents knew he could be trusted. “When he was involved in sabotage activities in the area before the Six-Day War, it was Michael who organized the guard duty in Poriah, despite his youth, and after completing his studies in high school he remained almost a year before his enlistment , So he began studying at the Technion in Haifa in the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, and did not finish his first year before he was called He was drafted into the IDF in mid-February 1969. At first he spent a few months in an aviation course and then volunteered for the Sayeret. He completed an officer’s course and returned to the patrol as an officer. Before he enlisted, he liked to go out and go out in the countryside with family or friends. He continued to do so after he joined the army. When he came home on vacation, all the family, parents, brothers and grandchildren surrounded him and he carried the little children in his arms. He told a little about the military experience. As part of his job, he met with the Arab population in Gaza and hurt the pain of the innocent Arabs who were unintentionally harmed in the pursuit of a hiding terrorist. He spent his vacations from the army dividing the house, providing help to the younger siblings and various repairs at home, visiting friends and other commitments, such as visiting families of bereaved parents of a fallen member or a member of the injured unit. On July 11, 1971, two and five months after his enlistment, Lieutenant Colonel Michael fell during his service at the age of twenty years. He was brought to eternal rest in the cemetery in Haifa. After his death he was promoted to lieutenant.