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Yankolovitch, Israel (Sorin)

Yankolovitch, Israel (Sorin)


Son of Shmuel (Milo) and Perla. He was born on July 24, 1946 in the city of Kalarash in Romania. After completing elementary school in his home town, he studied for three years at a technical school in the town of Braila, finishing him as a specialist in petrochemistry. Only in October 1963 did the family immigrate to Israel. Israel began working in the paper factory in Hadera. In July 1965 he was drafted and after his discharge from army service he was called up for reserve duty. In this framework, he was also at the outbreak of the Six-Day War, and as a loyal columnist in Rosh Pina on the fifth day of the battles, he was in a Syrian bombardment at the time of the occupation movement to conquer the Golan Heights. After the liberation of the West Bank, the unit moved to attack the Syrian sector when the enemy’s artillery bombarded it severely, and after this time Israel, after showing courage, determination and resourcefulness, was buried in the military cemetery in Afula.

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