Benjamin Meisner was born on April 30, 1964 in San Salvador, El Saklvador to Eric and Ruth. His family made alihay in 1067, settling in Kiryat Tivon. He studied at the Rimonim Elementary School in Kiryat Tivon and completed his high school studies at the ORT Greenberg High School in the Electronics Department. From an early age, he liked to create, invent and plan and study electronics. In addition to his studies at school, Benny was involved in sports, especially in the field of basketball. He was a member of the Tivon team and the Israeli national team and invested in this hobby for a long time.
In January 1983, he was drafted in the IDF and volunteered for an elite unit, where he underwent basic training and high motivation, but was forced to leave the unit due to medical problems. Despite the fact that the army allowed him to move to a unit where the physical effort and risk were much lower, And was added to Battalion 202. After his release, Benny joined the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) as a tour guide in the Eilat area and established his residence at the Eilat Field School.
On February 19, 1989, during an active reserve service, Benny fell in combat when he was on a tour of the Casbah of Nablus. He was laid to rest in the military section of the Kiryat Tivon cemetery and was Survived by his parents, brother and sister.