(1959 - )
Tzvi Feldman is an Israel Defense Forces soldier who has been missing in action since the First Lebanon War.
Feldman (born July 18, 1959) was born in Tel Aviv after his
father, Avraham, had immigrated to Israel from Europe after his entire family
was murdered in the Holocaust. Tzvi's name is derived from Avraham's father.
Following completion of his required army service, Feldman worked as a nature guide for high school groups
and had been accepted to university the
fall before the First Lebanon War broke out. He and his girlfriend were considering
On June 11, 1982, in a battle with Palestinian and
Syrian forces near the Lebanese village of Sultan Yaqub, five Israeli
soldiers went missing. While two have since been returned to Israel,
three others - Zachary Baumel, Yehuda Katz and Feldman- are still considered missing in action.
Since their abduction, Palestinian and Syrian officials have been
unhelpful in providing Israel with any information about its missing
Sources: The International
Coalition for Missing Israeli Soldiers; Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs