Colonel (res.) and former MK Meir Pa’il passed away on Tuesday morning at the age of 89. Pa’il suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease and was hospitalized at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. Pa’il served in the Palmach and in the IDF, from which he departed with the rank of colonel. He served in two Knessets in the 1970s. He called for withdrawal from the West Bank and the formation of a Palestinian state.