Yehiel Kadishai, who was chief of staff for the late former prime minister
Menachem Begin died Saturday at the age of 90.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu expressed his deep sorrow following the news. Netanyahu sent condolenses to Kadishai's wife Esther.
"Yehiel was modest, bright and fully dedicated to the land of Israel and to the
nation," Netanyahu wrote on his Facebook page.
"He was a symbol for love of country and self sacrifice," he added.