Menachem Shapps, son of Sima and Zvi was born in 1919 and made aliya in 1935. In 1945 he joined the Operations Division and Technical Department of the Lehi in Tel Aviv and dealt with explosives, among other things. Among his commanders were Ya’akov Grenek “Dov” and Ya’akov Banai “Mazal”. Menachem was responsible for assembling the explosives in the truck which Elisha Ibezov drove for the explosion of the Qawuqji headquarters in Nablus. Menachem died on February 3rd, 2007 and was laid to rest in the Yarkon Cemetery.