Ron Vardi School for Gifted and Talented Students is the leading Israeli educational institution for nurturing cognitive and creative excellence among school children and young adults.
The son of Drora and Yedidia, born on 11.5.1964 in Rishon Lezion. Ron began his studies in "Haviv" Elementary School and finished it as an honors student. He continued to study in the "Gymnasia Realit" in Rishon Lezion, yet he stopped and applied for the "Bagrut" graduate tests as an external student. Ron was a gifted child. He had many fields of activities and he contributed greatly to society.
In November 1983 he was enrolled to the IDF and volunteered to serve in the "Givati" Brigade. After the initial "Tironut" stage, he was added to the "Shaked" Regiment, and took many courses, among them as a designated marksman.
On August 29th, 1984, he was killed during his service in Lebannon and was brought to eternal rest in the military cemetery in Rishon Lezion. He left parents, a sister and twin brothers.
In his memory, "The Center for the cultivation of gifted children in the name of 'Ron Vardi'" was established in "Haviv" Elementary School, in Rishon Lezion, a place that serves all of Rishon Lezion's gifted children and youth, from 3rd to 9th grade.