Israeli Who Commanded Sector in Which Kafr Qasem Massacre Took Place Dies

Issachar Shadmi commanded a Palmach battalion during the War of Independence and later led the Golani Brigade. He was acquitted of charges of murder over the killing of around 50 Israeli Arabs in 1956

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Brig. Gen. (res.) Issachar Shadmi, the highest-ranking commander in the sector in which the massacre in Kafr Qasem in 1956 took place, died on Friday in Tel Aviv at age 96.