Eliezer "Lulik" Krongold, son of Henia (Helen) and Shlomo, was born on July 5, 1914 in Kielce, Poland. He studied at the Hebrew Gymnasium in Kielce. and then his family emigrated to Canada and settled in Toronto, where Eliezer joined the Hashomer Hatzair movement. He immigrated to Israel in 1935, despite the opposition of his parents and teachers, and immediately joined Kibbutz Nir, whose members were in Hadera and worked there in the orchards.
In the spring of 1937 he was with the first members to settle in Ju’ara in the Ephraim Mountains, where they founded Kibbutz Ein Hashofet. He quickly became involved in work and in the life of the kibbutz. On April 7, 1938, on the way back from Yokneam to Ein Hashofet near the village of Reihaniya, shots were fired from the wadi, and Lulik was killed with his friend, Ephraim Tiktin. They were buried in the Ein HaShofet cemetery.