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Shibli, Muhammad

Shibli, Muhammad


Ben Amira and Shahab. Was born on 17.12.1957 in a village named after his family, the Shibli village in the Jezreel Valley, belonging to an extensive Bedouin family. He attended elementary school and continued his high school studies in his village. Besides Arabic, he knew Hebrew and English. In mid-January 1979 he volunteered for military service, and was drafted into a reconnaissance unit as a soldier in the regular army, and soon proved his skills as a tracker and promoted to the rank of major sergeant. He received the Outstanding Service Award and the Peace-Galilee War signal. In May 1985 he took a parachuting course. In practice, he served as deputy commander of the scouts unit in the Jordan Valley. He married a woman and had four sons and daughters. On February 23, 1991, Muhammad was shot in the head, and a select group of scouts was dispatched to chase a terrorist infiltrating from Jordan in the northern part of the Jordan Valley. He was buried in his village of Shibli and left behind a pregnant woman, Khadijah, two sons – Amir and Ibrahim, two daughters – Suha and Salma, parents, brother – Sa’ad and sister Sa’ada, and after his death, his son, who was named Muhammad, was born in his honor. The Jewish student organization in Rome planted trees in the forests of the Jewish National Fund. His friends eulogized him: “He was a man with a broad heart, loved people, was a good father to his family and loved army service. The head of the local council in his village said: “He was a charming guy, charming.” In a letter of condolence to his family, Defense Minister Moshe Arens wrote: “Muhammad underwent an officer’s exam and was intended to take an officer’s course. The commander of his unit wrote in a letter of condolence to his family: “In the evening, Muhammad received a message of infiltration, and after a situation assessment, a select force headed for the terrorist and managed to identify the footprints. , Who found his death on the spot, returned fire and killed the terrorist, who carried out his mission with determination and determination, defending the Jordan Valley settlements and the Israeli-Jordanian border. Which exists between the Bedouin in Israel and the Jews, as a united Israeli family. “

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