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In Memory of our Fallen Soldiers

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Chovav Menachem Landoi

Chovav Menachem Landoi

Born on the 30th of Shevat, 5719, in K'far Saba; an alumnus of Midrashiya
Fell in the "Peace of the Galilee" War, during an infantry offensive on the 20th of Sivan, 5742, on the fourth day of the war, leaving behind a wife and son.

Chovev, h'yd, was a man of study and action. His learning in Yeshiva was deep and penetrating. He was prominent in his love and caring to his fellow. When he arrived at Kerem B'Yavneh, he accepted upon himself the responsibility of befriending the foreign students and helping them appreciate the Land of Israel. After he married, he would invite them to his aouse often. He always invited them in pairs, despite the fact that it caused a bigger hassle, so that they would feel more comfortable.

Chovev was the address, not just for students from the Diaspora, but also for his friends from the army, to seek help. He was always helping those who were weaker physically, and those that were having trouble religiously. Chovev was killed for the Nation of Israel and the Land of Israel, the same values for whose sake he did so much in his lifetime.

May His Memory Be Blessed