David was born in Casablanca, Morocco, in 1929. He married and had one daughter.
In 1947, David was on The Exodus en route to Palestine. He joined the Palmach, and later the Haganah, and pushed the British out. He remarried in 1949, had two more children: one boy and one girl. he now has three children and five grandchildren. In 1967, he moved to America, and went into the the carpeting businesses. After retiring, he came down to Florida, and moved into the Pembroke Plaza Retirement Home. He is a regular attendant of the weekly TOP Torah class, and is very proud of how he helped the new state of Israel.