Aviv is an Ethiopian Jew who was injured during his Reserve duty in the 2nd Lebanon War against Hamas. He saw a tank in his platoon get hit with a mortar and on his way to rescue those soldiers, his vehicle was also hit. Aviv suffered shrapnel in and severe burns to his neck, arms and hands. He now suffers from PTSD and works to help other soldiers also suffering. After his injury, he went to Ethiopia as a way to heal.
Aviv was tattooed October 28, 2018 by Wassim Razzook at Tel Aviv City Hall.