Born in 1925. Joined the Irgun in 1941 and was active first in Jerusalem, and later in Rehovot and Tel Aviv.

Was commander in the Fighting Force and took part in many battles: the attack on the Kastina airfield and the attack on the railway bridges near Rehovot. Led the assault on the British officers club at Goldschmid House, was deputy commander of the break-in to Acre jail.

Fought in the War of Independence.