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Neventzal, Yair

Neventzal, Yair


A gentle and comforting son. He was born on the 29th of Av, 5739 (29.7.1979) in Petach Tikvah, to Tzachi, Yoav and Yael When he was eight months old, the family moved to Neve Tzuf (Halamish) in order to strengthen the Jewish community in Samaria. To his country, and formulated his faith-laden worldview.Jair studied at a state-religious school in Neve Tzof and continued on to the junior high school at Kiryat Yaakov Herzog in Kfar Sava, graduating from high school in Pardes Hannah, . During his studies, he was a member of the Bnei Akiva youth movement and later a counselor in the movement, in the branches of Or Akiva and Neve Tzuf. Yair decided to continue his career in the hesder yeshiva in Hasepin, with the intention of building a Torah personality who would later be appointed to command and lead the IDF Yair was impressed by his high stature and impressive strength, who was always blessed with a warm smile and a bright face Yair was an honest man, a good and honest memory, and his determination, faith and security in his way were always hand in hand with gentleness, gentleness, strength and humility. One of his good friends wrote: “… Yair had a good heart, whose breadth and depth were evident in all that he touched. His love was not hidden from the eye, but it was a love that was accompanied by the abundance of giving in his hand, which was always accompanied by a warm smile and a shining face … The friendship of the truth that permeated his heart and was engraved in his soul, branched out into the softness of the gaze and the depth of listening … ” , The Land of Israel, which was expressed in his many walks during every free time, and he knew it almost every road, track and stream, and his feet knew the clods of its soil, and he walked upright and always led proudly, as if to say, “This is my home.” In the month of Elul 5757, Yair began his studies at the Golan Hesder yeshiva in Hessifin, and during these studies Yair enlisted in the IDF. 1999), at the end of the first stage of studying in the yeshiva, Yair began the combat path in Givati ​​Brigade. After completing the course, the fighter returned to the yeshiva for a period of several months, until he left for the officers’ course. In March 2001 he completed the course, was ordained as an officer and was assigned to the Electronic Liaison Battalion, Yair’s commander, Lt. Col. Nissim, said: “Yair was an exemplary example of his subordinates with great devotion and considerable investment in his work. He dealt with an array and a profession, which were new to him, in a serious and remarkable manner, and he raised many ideas for improving and advancing the manpower system in the unit … Yair brought with him a new spirit and joy of life to the department of adjutant. To the soldiers who approached him, while reassuring them. ” On May 18, 2001, Yair was shot in the terrorist attack near Neveh Tzuf, and was shot by terrorists on the way to a settlement where he grew up and loved so much. On the winding road, When the sun began to lean toward evening, and the sand lifted up its face to receive a holy Sabbath, the heaven trembled and the earth cried out … “And you loved the Lord your God … with all your soul … and on your way.” At twenty-two, Yair would fall. He was buried at the military cemetery in Petach Tikvah and left behind his parents, two brothers and a sister to commemorate Yair’s memory. Life. “

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