On the eve of Memorial Day, a conference was held at the Hesder Yeshiva with former commanders Brig. Gen. (ret.) Amos Katz
Former deputy commander of the Northern Command.
Amos told about the battle of heroism in the "Mazra'at Beit Jann" in the Syrian enclave during the Yom Kippur War.
The battle there brought the IDF 40 kilometers away from Damascus, and the victory in a war that was unprecedented in military history.
Amos was the battalion commander in the battle and commanded the 71 tank battalion and a Sayeret Matkal commando unit.