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Herling, Jacob-Joseph

Herling, Jacob-Joseph


Son of-Nechama and Eliezer-Dov, was born on 21.6.1928 in Jerusalem, where he was a child and participated in the children’s games in the sports field in the area. He was one of the leading players in games, sports, music, As a member of Hanoar Haoved, he continued to study in the evenings, after graduating from elementary school, devoted himself to raising the standard of sport and social life of the suburban youth. The city left among the suburban youth many organized groups that later found their way to the Land of Israel He was asked to obtain a place of service in a rural area so that he could continue to work in gardening, and he was offered a symbolic course, but he preferred to work on the land, and at his request he was transferred to Gush Etzion. After the UN General Assembly resolution on partition) participated in escorting convoys between Gush Etzion and Jerusalem. He passed the road many times successfully, but once the convoy left Jerusalem, they encountered roadblocks and were attacked south of Bethlehem (the first attack on Hebrew transportation in this area). In his innocence on the last car, which tried to return to Jerusalem to call for help, he was injured and fell on 28 December 1947. He was buried in the cemetery on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. After his death he was promoted to lieutenant. His name was engraved on the monument erected in the military cemetery on Mount Herzl in memory of those who perished in the Jewish Quarter and the memory of soldiers who fell in the battle for Jerusalem and were buried on the Mount of Olives.

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