Ben Ora and Jacob. He was born on August 21, 1965 in Kibbutz Ma’abarot. A second son to his parents, brother Guy, Ofer and Omer. As a child, his family left the kibbutz and moved to Kfar Sava. He completed his elementary studies at the Brenner School and completed his junior high school at the Sharett School in Kfar Sava. He did his high school studies at the agricultural school in Pardes Hannah. He was a member of the youth movement of the Society for the Protection of Nature in the Ein Gedi Field School. In this framework he traveled and knew the Judean Desert and its landscapes and learned to love the country’s landscapes and the various walks in its various regions. Oren grew up in a warm and loving home, in a modest family that settled for what it was and manual labor was an important value for them. Such values absorbed in the home. Oren was an upright and handsome young man who loved classical music and folk songs, the most important of which was the verbal message about freedom, the small man and nature. He liked to photograph landscapes, children, animals, etc. In November 1983 he was drafted into the IDF and assigned to serve in the artillery corps. In basic training, he stood out in his serious attitude to service, his excellent physical fitness, and most important, being a high-level ‘person’, in friendship, in helping others, and in his high intelligence. Throughout the service, Oren had a very special and individual way of looking at life, which was not influenced by the opinions of others. Oren completed a course with honors. During the course he was very prominent in the question of his right to command other people, a question that bothered him even when he went to officers’ course. The question of human freedom was of supreme value to him and he did not want to be a partner in giving orders that affected life and death on other people. These reasons were grounds for leaving the officer’s course two weeks before its conclusion, despite the pressure of the course instructors and senior officers in the corps. His parents testify that his continued service was not easy because he was an officer in charge, and at that time he did not forgive such refuseniks, but continued his service with understanding and acceptance. His brief service in reserve duty once again raised the question of the officers’ course, and this time his new commanders succeeded in convincing him to serve as an officer in the battalion, and he even agreed to repeat the officer’s course and finish it. He did his last reserve duty in the Hatzeva area in the Arava. On the 17th of Adar 2, 5789 (17.3.1989) Oren fell as a reconnaissance commander in a battle with terrorists who ambushed between Hatzeva and Ein Yahav. Oren stood alone against the terrorists, and only his standing and his fighting prevented the soldiers who were on patrol from being eliminated. Oren was brought to rest in the Kfar Saba military cemetery. Survived by his parents and three brothers. Letters of condolence to the bereaved family were written by his commander in the corps, the mayor of Kfar Sava and the defense minister. “The people of Moshav Hatzeva are grateful for the tour that succeeded in preventing the infiltration of terrorists into the settlement, and the battalion members were encouraged by the strength of the family in light of the bitter news,” he said. The mayor of Kfar Sava wrote: “… A young, beautiful and hopeful life was cut short in the middle.” Oren was a typical Israeli boy, who grew up in glory and was a symbol of the beautiful Land of Israel. “The Minister of Defense expressed his participation in the family’s sorrow and wrote:” Oren was one of the elite people in the family, Who stood out as a commander and as a soldier of stature and added to the safety of his subordinates. ” The OC Southern Command gave Oren’s family a certificate of appreciation on Independence Day 5749.