The Association for the Commemoration of Fallen Soldiers
in the Golan - Alexandroni Brigade
Established by the 3rd Brigade
Ministry of Defense Supplier No. 83996832 Association No 58-010-57-6-5
M.P. 01415 Navar Amnon POB 1231, Pardes Hana 37100
The Association for the Commemoration of
the Fallen Soldiers in the Golan Alexandroni Brigade
The early 1970's marked the founding of the Association for the Commemoration of the Fallen Soldiers in the Golan Brigade. The Association, a non-profit voluntarily
Organization was established by the Brigade's commanders in reserves and its veteran soldiers. The founders wished to perpetuate the memory of their comrades in arms who fell during battle with the Syrian enemy while fighting for the Golan Heights, battling to break through the Syrian's fist line of defense in the Golan Heights, from the estuary of the
Throughout the years, the active members of the Association have changed, but the Association continues to function determinedly to perpetuate the memory of our fallen soldiers and to maintain contact with the families of the fallen.
In the beginning of the 1970's, a memorial site was built near the ruins of the Syrian military post, "The Mortapha," known today as "Mitzpeh Gadot." The site overlooks the Gesher Bnot Yaakov / Nafach Junction, between the lower Beit Meches and the upper Beit Meches (Area 20100, plot 4).
The site includes a concrete monument, shaped like a military post, and offers a magnificent view of the entire Upper Galilee, from the inclines of
Every year, the Association conducts a memorial ceremony for the Brigade with the participation of the bereaved families, IDF officers, Brigade reserves soldiers, veterans and guests. On the morning of the ceremony, the bereaved families are taken on tours of battle sites, IDF army bases and various Zionist historical sites, and in the afternoon, the Association hosts the families for lunch at the Brigade's military base.
The memorial site is close to the main road leading up to the
In addition, the Association has built a memorial room / legacy site at the Brigade's military base at Ein Zeitim. A computerized touch-screen system has been installed to tell the stories of Brigade soldiers, stories about their lives and deaths. Plans have been made to continue to develop and enhance the facilities of the memorial room and its surroundings for the benefit of the families and soldiers of the Brigade.
Chairman of the Association