Chadash, Mordechai (“Moti”)
Son of Shmuel and Shlomit, the third generation of a new family, one of the founders of Kinneret. He was born on September 9, 1949 in his group. When he reached school age, he studied at the Kinneret College of Education and then continued his high school studies at Beit Yerah. From the days of the kindergarten in the lower grades, he was responsible for everything, organizing parties and trips and settling every problem in the classroom. Was willing to help help friends who needed help and was among the best students during his studies, although he did not have to work hard on his books because everything was easy for him. He practiced sports, sailing and swimming, sang and played and enjoyed reading a book. In preparation for his Bar Mitzvah, he chose to prepare a theoretical paper on a subject that was close to his Lev. History of the community in the region of Ein Gedi From the time of the Essenes until the renewal of the group settlement in our time, Ein Gedi spent one year with his family, which has a significant record. But he listened to the advice of his educators to investigate the history of the Haganah on the Sea of Galilee – and was seized. He collected books, interviewed well-known personalities, turned to old and young members of the second generation, and heard from them the deeds of the War of Independence – and the more he progressed in his work, the greater his excitement and admiration. At Beit Yerah he was discovered as a serious man, with self-esteem, decency and kindness. He showed responsibility for his work in the industry and drew satisfaction from it. His Lev was open and aware of what was going on around him. He was the symbol of balance and stability. The warmness of the face and the warmth, the generosity and the independence – these traits brought with him from his parents’ house, which from his youth they diligently focused on his education and meticulousness with him. From his home he absorbed the spirit of Kinneret, the spirit of the valley and the spirit of the entire country. He was drafted into the IDF in November 1967. Due to his excellence in basic training, he was sent as a lieutenant colonel and proved himself resourceful, energetic and courageous. He was pleased with the training he had undergone, even though it was exhausting, and he was Simcha with the effort and effort required of him. Due to his special qualities and personality, his commanders and friends appreciated him. On the 27th of Kislev, 5727 (27.11.1968), Tur headed for a special mission in the enemy territory, and near the Jordanian village of Adassiya in the course of his duty, was wounded in an exchange of fire when he succeeded in responding with his weapon to the past The enemy; Later, when he was evacuated from the battlefield, he died of his wounds – and thus came the end of the third generation of Jewish fighters: Moti’s one grandfather fell in 1929; Moti’s second grandfather and his father went out to fight the Nazi enemy; During the War of Independence the father participated and was wounded – and Moti fell about a year after the Six-Day War. He was laid to rest in the Kinneret Kinneret cemetery. The commander of his unit wrote a letter of condolence to Moti’s parents, including the following: “I knew Moti from his first days in the unit, and I knew him because of his unique personality and I knew him because of his energy, initiative and talent. He was a model of a native of Israel whose day and day were the first of his kind, and he soon became one of our best fighters, and his personal qualities and courage quickly turned him into an authoritarian among his friends who looked at him with reverence. The first in the unit searched for what he could do for him But he was cruel to him … From the first moment he volunteered for the unit, he knew what that meant and what awaited him … He was prepared for the unit to see the mission of his life … his personality, his virtues and his way His life is a legacy and a foundation on which we educate generations of proud fighters … “on the occasion of the” Thirty “celebration”In his memory appeared a booklet in his memory called” Moti “and on the first anniversary of his death the group published a book called” Beyond the River “dedicated to him.