Ben Svetlana and Rafael. He was born on May 16, 1973 in Latvia. The eldest son of a family of two sons. Lev was a cheerful and playful child, full of joy and humor, always busy and energetic in his games and occupations, a lover of nature and animals. He loved the beautiful and peaceful landscapes of Latvia, and especially the forests of the witness, where many of them stroll and fish, and from them he drew the peace, independence, fertile imagination and hopes for the future. Lev attended the elementary school in Latvia. He was a friendly boy, always surrounded by friends, generous, sensitive and attentive to those around him. He was six feet tall, carried above them all, always prominent and at the center of things. Everyone loved him, and small children saw him as a great friend. Lev was very attached to his family and especially to his only brother, Daniel, with whom he shared his experiences. During the summer holidays, the brothers stayed with their grandmother and their grandfather, the mechanic, where Lev’s fierce love for cars and mechanics grew. He helped his grandfather fix motorcycles and cars, and all his dreams revolved around cars. Lev knew the structure of the car on its hinges and every car he worked was as guarded as a man guarding a beloved woman. As he went to sleep he washed and polished the car. He was a gifted painter who painted mostly cars. Lev was very careful about cleanliness, and this was expressed in his appearance, his clothes, his cars and all the electrical appliances in the house. In 1986, the family moved to Baku, Azerbaijan, where he studied at the Russian naval high school. In this profession he stood out for his high technical ability and excelled in practical work. With the rise of anti-Semitism in 1990, when he was seventeen, the family was forced to leave their place of residence and decided to immigrate to Israel. When they immigrated to Israel, to Kiryat Ata, Lev continued his studies at Hadasim Youth Village and in the afternoons learned Hebrew and acquired the language. Lev was forced to leave his studies to help support the family and was ready to work in any job. After eight months, the family moved to Beit She’an, where he worked for a short time in welding and then worked for a year at the factory, alongside his mother. Despite the family’s many difficulties in absorption, there was a heart full of faith and hope for a better future. In the middle of June 1992, Lev was drafted into the army and due to his high technical skills, he was assigned to the maintenance corps. At the end of basic training he underwent a training course for drivers and a course for armored personnel carriers and was stationed as an APC driver in the Reshef Battalion in the Golan Heights. After a short period of time he was promoted to Corporal Lev, who was very fond of his role and was a good and devoted soldier, loved and loved by his friends, commanders and all the people around him. Or other absorption difficulties On August 13, 1993, when he was in the operational employment in the territories, a guard was stationed at the Dir-Balut checkpoint with his friend Tomer David, who suddenly passed through a checkpoint, The soldiers were brought to eternal rest in the military section of the cemetery in Beit She’an, leaving behind their parents and brother. And increased attention to the rank of sergeant. Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin expressed his sorrow and his participation in the grief of the family and wrote: “The heart icon Fishob gave his life for his country. … He served in the maintenance corps. He had a dominant personality, with a high work ethic and initiative. … a brave soldier who is always ready to help others. “In a letter of condolence to the bereaved family, the unit commander wrote:” Lev and his friend Tomer surprised the terrorists. These were two of the most dangerous terrorists in Judea and Samaria. They were armedThey fought to fight the soldiers at the checkpoint. … Lev was a professional driver and an excellent soldier. He performed every task in the best possible way, diligent and suitable for every mission. “The family members commemorated his memory in a Torah library donated to the Heichal Yosef Meir Synagogue.