Yiermiyahu Ben-Arieh was born on Thursday, 9th of October, 1929. He joined the Youth Division of Lehi in 1947 under the command of Bracha Korach “Naomi” and later transferred to the Operations Division under Zvi Kessler “Yehiel” and Ya’akov Garnek “Dov”. He joined the IDF on the 29th of May 1948 as part of the collective recruitment of most members of Lehi to the 8th Brigade. He received the Lehi badge and the State Warriors badge.
Yiermiyahu died on the 31st of October, 2012, and was laid to rest in Har Hamenuhot Cemetery, in Giv’at Shaul, Jerusalem.