Son of Fruma and Yehuda. Born on 2/7/1927 in Tel Aviv where he lived until the age of 9. His father, Yehuda Kaufman (Even-Shmuel) was the director of the cultural department of the National Committee, a researcher and thinker who wrote many books, among them The family was Chaim Nachman Bialik, Berl Katznelson, Yitzhak son of-Zvi and Haim Hazaz, who also had a profound influence on the boy He excelled in general and Jewish studies, was proficient in the ways of the Bible, and from an early age discovered a talent for literary writing and a sense of research. In preparation for a bar mitzvah, he prepared the sermon with little help from his father. His writings reflected the atmosphere of Jerusalem that filled his being and prominent events in public life: the White Paper Day, the search for weapons by the British police, various incidents in the city, the description of the Old City. In one of his diary notes he wrote: “In the generation of the Biluim’s grandchildren, there are other people who are prepared to make available to the people not only their lives but also their death.” The deep patriotic feeling is also evident from what he wrote after his mother’s death, “We have been privileged to do something for the good of the country, even if it is unfortunate, in contrast to the difficult, important and responsible roles imposed on the youth in any other country.” After completing his studies At the high school in Beit Hakerem in Jerusalem, he volunteered for two years in the Palmach and after the “Night of the Bridges” And another year for his service. Afterward he was about to continue his studies at the university and even received a scholarship to study at every high school in England he would choose for himself. However, he also had a sense of humor and at a young age he published a humorous newspaper called Shvil, the acronym of his family, in which he presented in a crooked mirror, phenomena and events in Israel. In 1946 he began his close relationship with his girlfriend Zahara Levitov and he wrote: “Our souls are always directed toward each other” and “You are all the land to me a palace.” On May 2, 1947, he was killed along with two of his apprentices in a training program that was recruited in an explosion that occurred during training in the fields of Kibbutz Geva. He was laid to rest at the Mount of Olives cemetery. His girlfriend Zahara was killed on a service flight in Jerusalem a year and two months later. His memoirs were recorded in a book entitled “The Selection of the writings of Shmuel Kaufman.” Scholarship Fund at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at the Institute of Science Judaism is named after Zahara Levitov and Shmuel Kaufman, and a study room was dedicated in memory of the two.