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Weinberg, Avi

Weinberg, Avi


Ben Sarah and Abraham. Born on 26 June 1951 in Ra’anana to a father born in Poland who immigrated to Israel in 1935 and to a mother born in Ra’anana. He studied at the Meged Elementary School and continued his studies at the Ostrovsky High School and was a member of the Young Maccabi. During this period, and after him, he was very fond of art. He enlisted in regular service in 1969 and was assigned to serve in the Armored Corps. After basic training and training, he served as a tank gunner and then as a guide in the Armored Corps School. During the War of Attrition he served in the Canal area and took part in it. Avi completed his military service in 1972. After graduating, he studied at the university preparatory course, but soon the Yom Kippur War broke out and he was called up for reserve duty and took part in the battles of the Suez Canal. The community center in the Neve Yaakov neighborhood of Jerusalem. In 1977 my father stopped his studies and joined the regular army. He took an officer’s course and was attached to the corps of brigades, where he served as a brigade sergeant. In the following years he served as a reserve commander in several brigades and became a member of the division. In 1986, after nine years of service, he was discharged from the army. Avi studied administrative studies at the University of Haifa and became the director of a comprehensive regional school in Hatzor Haglilit. In 1988 he returned to the ranks of the career army and served as the commander of a recruitment center for a division. He later served as a personnel officer in the Northern Command and attained the rank of lieutenant colonel. In August 1990 my father contracted a malignant disease, but despite his terminal illness, he continued to work for another year or so, until he was overwhelmed by the disease. My father fell during his service on January 1, 1992 and was brought to eternal rest in the military cemetery in Ra’anana, where he was survived by a woman – Orit, two daughters – Reut and Noam, mother, brother – Shevach and sister Ronit. His commander describes him as a proud, devoted, loyal, diligent and serious officer, uncompromising in terms of professional performance, while noting his humanity and sensitivity to others and his consideration of others.

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