Nehemiah Tamari

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Nehemiah Tamari (November 17, 1946 – January 12, 1994) was an Israeli major general (Aluf) and head of Central Command in 1993–1994.

He participated in Operation Entebbe as part of Sayeret Matkal, and went on to command the unit. He later commanded the Nahal and Paratroopers brigades, and the Galilee Formation (91st Division).

Tamari died when his helicopter crashed near Central Command headquarters.