,עַל כַּנְפֵי הַשְּׁכִינָה בְּמַעֲלות קְדושִׁים, טְהורִים וְגִבּורִים
כְּזֹהַר הָרָקִיעַ מַזְהִירִים, לְנִשְׁמות חַיָּלֵי צְבָא הֲגָנָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל
Son of Tamar and Yehuda. Was born on April 19, 1982 in Hadera. A brother of Zehavit and Little. From the age of two weeks Zvika slept an entire night and was his toddler and relaxed. He grew up to be a smart and intelligent child, full of motivation, straight as a ruler, sociable, smiling and kind. He had unique brilliance and ideas, and at an early age had already had conversations like that of an adult. Yael Schneur, a member of the family, wrote: “I remember him as a smiling child all the time … a smile from ear to ear … a heartfelt smile, a captivating smile, a mischievous smile, a teasing smile … And what was not hidden was Zvika’s big smile” . Zvika studied at the “Ahad Ha’am” elementary school in Hadera and junior high school and high school “Beit Eliezer”. He graduated from the Hadera High School for Science and Arts at the Hadera High School, where he liked to paint and create handicrafts, and when he was eleven, he won third place in a competition for paintings on energy conservation. After his death Moshe Shahal wrote in his memory: “I met you as a youth who excelled in the competition between boys and girls from all over the country regarding energy. You have registered all of us with your work, with your originality and the grace with which you submitted your work – I remembered you as a tall and tall boy who seriously impressed the adults among us. “Batya Gramanski, his teacher, described him as” a child with a look of light in his eyes, And is always surrounded by friends and lovers. “Batya wrote to his family how, on a class trip to the Galilee, in the Keshet Cave, Zvika demonstrated the map of the country with a smile of happiness on his face. / … And here you are again, during a Bible lesson, Hebrew or arithmetic, / combining participation with chatter and listening with great talent. The lesson is to go out on the field during the break, / Not willing to lose the football game for a minute. / Serious and upright standing on stage / reciting every word and word / in a census for Mother’s Day and Family. Zvika was plenty of giving and was wrapped in friends, everyone wanted to be near him. He was always radiating joy and lightness, a glowing smile on his face. He used to tell jokes, he knew how to conduct conversations, he was a true friend, caring and caring. He liked to spend time in discos and bars, enjoying all kinds of dance music. Zvika revealed responsibility, and when they went out he insisted that the driver not drink. He also liked to travel in Israel. “I have known him for six years and I never saw him sad, he always smiled, and every weekend we would spend time together, in pubs or at sea, and his job was to bring the pita that his mother had prepared at home.” Zvika was loyal to his friends and to his own way. He was a “child of a house”, needed the warmth of the family, appreciated the anchor and the support he had, and knew he could trust them. He was a “sandwich boy,” and with his sisters he maintained warm relations and friends. During his first years in elementary school, Zvika began to play football and was captivated by the love of the game in all its aspects. In high school he decided to study football refereeing, and financed his studies at the Wingate Institute on his own. He worked diligently during the summer vacations in whatever work he did, occasionally painting and sometimes guiding at summer camps. At the age of nineteen, despite his young age and high abilities and special achievements, has already been judged in the second league in football, won awards of excellence as a judge and awarded him a prize for an increase in the league in the jurisdiction. Zvika was very sharp and purposeful to achieve his goals. He was a member of the Jury and JudgeIn many soccer games, professionally, skillfully and honestly. The Union of Judges had a bright future in the field, but his dream of moving forward and judging the senior leagues was not fulfilled. Zvika joined the IDF on July 31, 2000. He served briefly as a combat soldier in the Armored Corps, and because of his health he moved to the “Bomb” Division, where he was praised by his commanders and friends for his amazing abilities and radiant personality. Shaul Mofaz: “Zvika served as a computer operator in the third division of the Northern Command, which was a commander of the” Mafetz “unit in the Northern Command, who was gifted with independent thinking and great resourcefulness to find solutions to any problem that arose. Zvika was loved by everyone around him. ” Brigadier General Mati Leshem, commander of the unit, wrote: “Zvika arrived at our unit … was assigned to the Slices Division and served as a computer noncom. Zvika was soon discovered as a man of great ability, a disciplined soldier, diligent and devoted, who undertook every task with a broad smile and made sure to carry it out in full. During his service in the unit, Zvika imprinted his mark on him and radiated from his personality to his environment. He gained many friends from among the soldiers and was loved by everyone. Zvika was a special person with no many like him. It is difficult to find words to describe its many virtues. He always volunteered to help and help, full of energy and joy of life, and the wide, captivating smile was always on his face. Zvika showed a strong desire to contribute and began the process in preparation for his departure for the officers’ course. However, these plans were cut off in Ivan. “Ronen Lapid, his commander, spoke of his dedication to his role and his ability to give:” Always with the smile of an angel, handsome, tall, strong, smart, . More than once when I asked, ‘Are you tired?’ It was midnight and more, and you smiled. ‘Are you still capable?’ It’s four in the morning. I’ve already broken down. You do not. ‘It’s okay, I’ll just be done.’ You sent me to sleep and stayed to finish. I knew, even after I had left the unit, to talk, to call, to miss, and to flood me with e-mails that would bring back memories … You did not agree to move to Beit Lid and you loved your friends. “Raviv Avidar wrote in his condolences to the family:” I loved him with all my heart. I had the pleasure of commanding him and being in his presence, and I saw this as a right that fell in my part. A truly special person, it’s hard to imagine how much. One for which no one can say a bad word. “Udi, a member of the army, told of Zvika’s willingness to invest and learn:” I was silent, at least in the beginning. You were silent, not ashamed, not for lack of confidence, not shyness. You were silent because you wanted to learn, to listen, to internalize and to succeed. Apparently I have a business with a perfectionist and it is going to be hard for me with this child, so at least I thought at first. But I was a bit wrong, because later on I discovered a student who was always serious, always smiling, even when he did not go so badly, and the click was created between us. I spent many hours in the car with you in private. The conversations between us were also political, sports, girls, family, and more, all while learning fun for both of us. I will always remember Zvika’s eternal smile. “Carmit Edri, who served with him, said she called him Zvika,” mainly because of the joy of life he showed. A moment is here and there, and yet every task was done right from beginning to end. There is no better computer, graphic design, tables and jokes. During the breaks he would sit around him all, and the jokes and the stories were running around-he knew everything!Because it was fun to tell him and he always knew how to listen. “Zvika was saved from a terrorist attack two months before his death, and he got on a bus shortly after him, and saw the missing bus explode on the Wadi Ara road. He was not afraid of anything, “said his sister Zehavit.” On the morning of Wednesday, June 5, Zvika made his way to his base near Golani Junction on the Egged bus line 830, the line on which he traveled every day At 7:15 am, at the Megiddo junction, a suicide bomber clung to the left side of the bus in the rear. Of the terrorist was loaded with explosives and he detonated the explosive device, causing damage to the fuel cell of the bus and turning the bus upside down in flames, killing seventeen people, one civilian and the rest soldiers. In a terrorist attack at the Megiddo junction on June 5, 2002. He was brought to eternal rest in Hadera’s military cemetery, leaving behind his parents and two sisters, Zehavit and Lital, who was promoted to the rank of First Sergeant after his death. On his tombstone was engraved: “A prince who has become an angel, a prince in the kingdom of heaven / will remain a prince forever!” After his son’s death, his father Yehuda began to sculpt and carve figures in wood. The first figure he carved was his son’s as an angel wearing a military cap, balanced or balanced by a weight falling between him and the race that symbolizes the family. Yehuda dedicates all the carved figures to his son Zvika. Zvika’s name is commemorated at the monument erected at the Megiddo junction in memory of the victims of the attack and at 9 in Hadera. Each year, his family, the Association of Judges, the Municipal Sports Department, the Alah Association and the Municipal Stadium Administration held a soccer tournament in memory of him, the best judges playing against Zvika’s friends and Hadera’s youth teams. Danny Rup, Kobi Aflalo and Tom Kashti, the Maccabi Kahanot Hadera group, Zvika’s group of friends and a group of judges, who were judged by Yosef Mogilovsky and international judge Alex Oson, both residents of Hadera. His mother thanked all those who did the work and gave them cups.