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Schechter, Yishai

Schechter, Yishai


Ben Sarah-Chaya (nee Bagel) and Yitzhak-Yehuda. He was born on March 8, 1975 in Haifa. The third of the six children of the Schechter family, a brother to Tamar, Menachem, Racheli, Hagai and Yaeli. Yishai began his elementary studies at his home in Yavneh and at the end of second grade the family moved to Har Bracha. Yishai studied for two years at the Nahalat Zvi school in Elon Moreh and when the family moved to Kedumim, he studied for two years at the local school. In high school and high school, he studied at the high school yeshiva in Karnei Shomron and graduated in the biological track. His father, Yitzhak, was among the paratroopers who fought in the Six-Day War at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem, and he educated his children in the spirit of love for the country and the importance of service in the IDF. He joined the “Micha” team, the August 1993 team, and underwent infantry training at the Nachal training base, and was chosen as the team commander’s liaison, continued the advanced training of the engineering company in the Nahal Brigade, underwent a basic sabotage course and continued to the course of squad commanders and inspectors Habla After completing the course, he went to the Engineering Officers Course and the Infantry Officers Course, and at the end of the officers’ course returned to the unit and opened the Schechter team, the August 1995 team, Under his command, the team reached half of the route, and in March 1996 they boarded the “line” in Lebanon for the first time, and were supposed to finish this period in July of that year.Jishai Schechter fell in battle in Lebanon on June 10, The engineer from the Nahal Brigade, under his command, embarked on a night mission. Early in the morning, on the Ali Taher ridge in southern Lebanon, they encountered a squad of terrorists on their way to carry out an attack, and a shooting battle and grenades were opened at close range. Together with Yishai Shechter, Lieutenant Lior Ramon, Staff Sergeant Idan Gabriel, Staff Sergeant Eshel Amir Ben Moshe and Sergeant Yaniv Roimi also participated in the battle. Yishai was promoted to lieutenant after his death. He was twenty-one years old when he fell. It was the first space to be laid to rest in the military section of the cemetery in Kedumim. Thousands accompanied him on his last journey. Survived by his parents, two brothers, three sisters, brother-in-law and nephew. After Yishai’s death, his nephew, Achshai Chai, was born. In an unusual step, his brother, Menachem, who serves as an officer in the army, received the captain’s insignia from the IDF representative and his father in the hours before Yishai’s funeral: “Yishai, both as a soldier and an officer, was a dominant figure. A leader by nature. Yishai was an excellent fighter, an outstanding commander, admired for his friends and soldiers, his devotion and concern for his soldiers were outstanding. Yishai, in his sensitivity to the environment and his joie de vivre, was an imitation of his soldiers and comrades. “Chief of Staff Amnon Lipkin-Shahak wrote to the family:” Yishai served as the commander of a team in the engineering division of the Nahal Brigade, and was described by his commanders as an industrious, dedicated and professional officer with a high personal level, Pillar “in the company. Yishai was admired and accepted by his commanders and subordinates alike. He was promoted to lieutenant after his death. Remember, we will always be saved in our hearts. “

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