Memorial Day: He Survived the Rough Seas and Exile, but Died Fighting in Israel's First War

After being deported to Mauritius by the British in 1940, new immigrant Arie Keler made it to pre-state Israel five years later, but was killed in battle in 1948

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The memorial page dedicated to Arie Keler on the Defense Ministry s Yizkor memorial website provides very little information about his brief and traumatic life, which was cut short in 1948 during the War of...