Staff Sergeant
And Ben Yitzchak answered

Son of Sarit Ricky and Ilan

Fell on the 22nd of Tammuz 574 (07.20.2014)

Fell at the age of 19

Eldest son of Sarit Ricky and Ilan. Ben Yitzchak was born on the 9th of Sivan 555 (6.6.1995) in Ashdod. Roni Rashel’s older brother, Moshe Haim and Yishai Meir.

On November 17, 2013, Ben Yitzhak enlisted in the IDF. He served as a fighter in the Golani Brigade.

In June 2014, rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israel increased, and as a result, Israel embarked on Operation Rock Ethan against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The operation began on July 8, 2014 with aerial bombardments, and nine days later army units began entering the Gaza Strip on the ground to deal with the firing points and terrorist tunnels, tasks that were carried out until the end of the operation at the end of August.

Ben Yitzchak was killed in the battle in Shuja’iya during the “Tzuk Eitan” operation on the 22nd of Tammuz 5744 (20.7.2014). First Sergeant Oren Simcha Noah, First Sergeant Daniel Pomerantz, First Sergeant Oron Shaul, First Sergeant Shahar Tasha, Sergeant Shawn Mundschein and Sergeant Max Donald Steinberg fell with him.

Ben Yitzchak was nineteen years old when he fell. He was laid to rest in the military cemetery in Ashdod. Left parents, sister and two brothers.

After his fall, Ben Yitzhak was promoted to the rank of sergeant.

- May His Soul Be Bound up in the Bundle of Life -

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