Avinoam, son of Pnina and Ze’ev, was born on September 13, 1946 in Kibbutz Afek (Mishmar Hayam) in the Zevulun Valley. He attended primary school and high school at Kibbutz Afek and the regional school in Kibbutz Yagur. During his childhood, he suffered from asthma, which weighed heavily on him in his studies, but he overcame all obstacles in his class, in the game, on his walks and at work. He was very diligent about history, knowledge of the land and literature, and he invested a great deal of his time and energy in it. ” Avinoam was one of the members of the Hanoar Haoved Vehalomed youth movement. He liked to travel around the country, especially in the expanses of the Negev and in the mountains of Judea, and often take pictures of landscapes and sites, plants and animals. He also loved singing and had a good voice and good hearing, and a lot of singing together with his father. He worked in fish farming and did his work with great dedication and love. He was by nature an emotional and gentle person who wanted to see all the beauty and the good. He was cool, confident and full of a sense of responsibility, diligent and persevering. His vision was sharp and his analytical ability was acute. Becky was present in Israel and the world, his views were crystallized and he insisted on them with great tenacity. He loved life, had a sense of humor, was cheerful and full of joy. All his life he was a good son, faithful and devoted to his parents, respected them, took into account their opinion and took care of their welfare. Avinoam was drafted into the Israel Defense Forces in early November 1965. At first he wanted to serve in the Israel Air Force, and when he volunteered he volunteered to serve in the Golani commando unit, but was assigned to the Artillery Corps. “He is a disciplined, efficient officer with good professional knowledge, who has a strong desire to succeed, is dedicated to his job, is very responsible, performs every task he is charged with, to fulfill his responsibilities. The command of his commanders, his subordinates, and his exemplary example. “At the end of his compulsory service, he served for a certain period in the career army During the Six Day War, he fought on the Sinai front and served as an officer in front of the army, and returned from the war with his older friends. “After the end of his military service, he was sent on behalf of the kibbutz to help young kibbutzim in their early stages, and when he returned home he served for a certain period as a workman and a member of the secretariat, and afterwards” to give an outlet to his searches and his activities and to create trips ” Traveled about four months in the United States and Europe, and returned from there full of experiences and impressions. He was preparing to study at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in the Department of Orientalism. He was often called for periods of reserve duty and most of them were on the banks of the Suez Canal during the War of Attrition. When the Yom Kippur War broke out, Avinoam was recruited and sent with his unit to the front in the Golan Heights. After thirteen days of fierce fighting, on the 19th of Tishrei 5734 (October 19, 1973) he fell in battle in the Syrian enclave, near the Hatzerim America junction. A shell hit the side of his half-track, a shrapnel penetrated his chest and he was killed on the spot and was brought to rest in the cemetery at Kibbutz Afek, leaving behind his parents and two sisters, after which he was promoted to the rank of Captain. Avinoam z “l to impart his spirit and enthusiasm to all of us, commanders and soldiers, and he has bonded with us all deep friendship and friendship, even beyond the framework of service.In his inexhaustible enthusiasm, we spoke of his direct and unmediated approach to his soldiers, his coolness and the confidence he placed around him. Remember his rolling laughter and the love of life in him. “On the day he was brought to eternal rest, his kibbutz published a pamphlet in his memory.