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Greenberg, Menashe (Simcha)

Greenberg, Menashe (Simcha)


Son of Miriam and Haim-Yitzhak, was born on February 1, 1929, in the city of Petrushani, Romania. In 1934, at the age of five, he was brought to Israel and Meir Shfeya was brought to the children’s village. After completing his studies, he remained in his place as an adult and prepared for matriculation exams. Menashe passed a winning course and continued in the village as a music instructor. He also participated in the drama club and discovered organizational talents, according to his age. The children of the village admired him and his lessons in music excited them. At age 14, he joined the Gadna and was also a local battalion commander and active in all security affairs there. Menashe was a sturdy and handsome lad, enthusiastic and enthusiastic, active and active, modest but assertive, self-confident, supportive of everything, the “living spirit” in all circles in the village and dedicated to them. When he left for enlistment, he told his friend: “Just finish the war, continue my studies and gain knowledge in music – I trust my fate.” Because he was very active in guarding the village, he was not allowed to enlist, given the draft order, and to serve outside the village, but he volunteered for commando operations. He served in the jeep company and was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel, and he fulfilled all his duties in the Galilee, accompanied by convoys to Jerusalem and later served in the Negev Brigade. The jeep on which he was traveling on Mukesh and Menashe was killed on Wednesday, June 11, 1948. He was laid to rest in the Revivim military cemetery.

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