Son of Esther and Dov. He was born on July 16, 1946 in Germany. The eldest son of his parents. In 1947, when he was one year old, he immigrated to Israel with his parents. As a member of a religiously observant family, he studied at Yesod Torah school in Tel Aviv, continued to study religious studies at Yeshivat Hasharon in Ramat Hasharon and completed his studies at the Yad Hazamisha School for Printing in Kfar Chabad. He was a member of the Ezra youth movement, and was drafted into the IDF at the end of July 1965. He was first assigned to a Nahal military base and then completed a combat paramedics course, completing compulsory army service in July 1968. After his release he married Sarah And established a family. With the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War he joined his unit in the Medical Corps and served in the Sinai during the war. In 1980 he joined the ranks of the permanent army and was stationed at the IAF base. He passed an airborne medic course, graduated with honors and was proud of his accomplishments, service and uniform. Despite his few spare hours, he volunteered at the Magen David Adom station in Tel Aviv. In the course of his service, he served as the commander-in-chief of the IAF, in charge of all of the clinic’s activities, including training courses on the organization of clinics. Where he worked for a long time under difficult conditions, and Joseph fell during his service on the 5th of Sivan 5747 (2.6.1987) and was brought to rest in the military cemetery in Kiryat Shaul. Survived by Raya, two daughters – Efrat and Rachel and two sons – Dror and Netanel, parents and two sisters – Pnina and Israla. In a letter of condolence to the bereaved family, his commander wrote that Yosef had invested his energy and vision in developing better service for the soldiers, without saving his spare time. He worked to prepare the system for emergencies and to train the paramedics under his command and there was no limit to his dedication and enthusiasm. He was chosen many times against an outstanding student and was invited time after time to lead professional courses. His subordinates and commanders respected him, appreciated him and saw him as a dear and friend. His memory is commemorated in the charity fund for the needy, Yad Yosef, which bears his name and was established at the initiative of the family, as well as in the Yad Yosef Kollel, where they gather every Friday at the Dovev Oz Synagogue in Ramat Gan, study Gemara chapters and listen to lectures by rabbis and Book. The head of the Yad Yosef Kollel is Rabbi Aharon Katz shlit “a and the father of the late Yossi Avraham Dov, who takes care of lecturers, honors and organizes the shiurim. The two commemoration projects help the needy, fulfill the commandments of kindness and provide body and soul and satisfaction to the family of Yossi.