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Nuremberg, Zalman (Zalmanka)

Nuremberg, Zalman (Zalmanka)


Son of Zehava and Avraham, was born on December 1, 1928 in Ostrowitz, Poland. During the Second World War, he suffered years of suffering and wandering that left him stamped. At the end of the war he found out that he was the only survivor of a large family. Zalman immigrated to Israel in 1945 and was attached to a group from the Youth Aliya in Givat Hashlosha. He was thirsty, studied and worked, and received everything with love. He was modest and quiet, speechless and low-voiced. Welcoming and eager to help others. In 1946 he was drafted into the army and in 1947 joined a Palmach recruits in Givat Hashlosha. When the War of Independence broke out, he joined the Palmach’s “Harel” battalion, set out for operations near Petach Tikvah, and was about to be sent to battle on the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway on April 4, 1948, In Givat Hashlosha, he was caught in an electric cable that was torn by a storm and electrocuted to death, and was buried in Giv’at Hashlosha, on the 26th of Cheshvan 5710 (October 26, 1950), he was put to rest at the military cemetery in Haifa.

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