Goldstein, Shimon

Goldstein, Shimon

Shimon, son of Penina and Natan Goldstein, was born in the town of Eysishok near Vilna, Poland, in 1929. In 1935, when he was six years old, he immigrated to Israel with his parents and lived in Jerusalem for the rest of his life. After the UN General Assembly resolution on the partition of the country, Shimon participated in maintaining the extremist position in Jerusalem on the way to Mount Scopus, in Beit Mandelbaum, where his family lived.
In December 1947, he enlisted in the army, took a course in medics, participated in the battles of Castel and Tzuba, and accompanied convoys to Mount Scopus. He was then sent to Kfar Etzion. He took part in the battles of Kfar Etzion until the fall of the village. Shimon fell on 4 Iyar, 13.5.1948. On 17.11.1949 he was transferred to the military cemetery at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

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