Golan Paul Azani, the son of Devorah and Sasson, was born on January 30, 1974 in New York. When he was 16, in 1990, he made aliyah by himseklf and lived with his grandparents on Moshav Kadima. He studied at the 'American Project' in Pardes Chana, whose aim was to develop a bond between Israel and Jewish children from all over the world.
In November 1992 Golan was drafted into the IDF and served with the Golani Brigade in Lebanon, Samaria and Gaza. On March 22, 1994 Golan was killed in an auto accident at the Yannai Junction in Emek Hefer, on his way from his unit home. He was buried in the Military Cemetery in Moshav Kadima.