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Ramdan, Yehuda

Ramdan, Yehuda


Was born in 1924 in Harz, a Jewish community in Yemen, and when he was two and a half years old, his father brought him into a room to study Torah.The little boy was discovered to have quick perception and excellent memory. When he was seven years old, he lost his father and for years refused to accept the fact that his father was gone, and all the while devoted his time to helping widows and orphans and community life and as a bar mitzvah he made a vow to immigrate to the Holy Land to “rebuild her ruins.” His mother decided that a talented boy like him must be ” Judah’s thoughts, however, were based on the idea of ​​leaving the Diaspora and immigrating to Eretz Israel, in order to keep him away from the idea of ​​the Land of Israel. In (1943) he met the immigration emissaries of the Jewish Agency of Yemen and brought with them the idea of ​​emigrating to Israel-Israel. Yehuda decided immediately that his dream was about to come true, but his wife was not eager to immigrate to Israel and Judah left her behind him and arrived in Israel in 1945. With the help of the Jewish Agency he received housing in the immigrant home in Ra’anana and began to work in the orchard. He told them that in addition to his work, he also learned and practiced various weapons, and promised to find a house to live in when he arrived in Israel. To the combat forces and served in the “Kiryati” Brigade in a battle in the area of ​​Beit Nabala in the framework of Operation Danny, which was intended for Mt. In the wake of the threat posed by the legion forces to the Tel Aviv area, Yehuda’s company was seized at night by the front line, the company lost its way, and in the middle of the day they found themselves in Jordanian enemy territory, under machine gun fire and cannons. In a battle on the 9th of Tammuz 5708 (16.7.1948). His body was found the next day with the IDF counter-attack, and he was brought to rest in the Nachlat Yitzhak military cemetery, leaving a mother and wife, two sisters and two brothers, and his entire family immigrated to Israel after Judah fell in battle.

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