Maestro, Yitzhak (“Izzy”)
Son of Albert and Elsa. He was born on July 20, 1924 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. He graduated from elementary and high school. Immigrated to Israel as part of Youth Aliyah and joined the youth movement at Kibbutz Sha’ar Ha’amakim. He had a gentle soul and always loved to take care of everything Yaffa and since his early childhood he used to care for various flowers until he grew up and devoted himself to the treatment of plants and flowers. He was always the living spirit among the youth and his friends, and they admired his willingness to help in everything. Even before the outbreak of the War of Independence, he was one of a group of five young men who represented the country on a mission to Yugoslavia during the construction of its railway; Where he excelled in his diligence and won the symbol of excellence. During the War of Independence he was a member of the Hagana; After the war he served in the regular army; He later took part in various reprisals. He studied teaching and was a teacher. On the 28th of Mishvan 5717 (2/11/1956) he fell in the battle of Abu-Agila in the Sinai. He was laid to rest in the military cemetery in Kiryat Shaul. He left a wife and a daughter. The book “Memories about Yitzhak” was published by Kibbutz Ein Shemer and written by the family, his fellow workers and his brother-in-law.