I felt that conversion was meant to be. It motivated me... I was determined to be a part of Am Yisrael (the Jewish people).
“I just want to say, Max was my best soldier, and I loved him so much, and to be with you is like closure for me. It’s something you can’t explain in words.”
The body of a missing Israeli lone soldier from the United States was found in central Israel with gunshot wounds.
A memorial service for fallen Lone Soldier Max Steinberg at the Saban Theatre on Aug. 12 painted the area native as both a normal young adult and a hero, one who loved having fun, formed easy connections with others and whose quest to find himself took him to the Jewish homeland.
Days after hearing of the death of IDF volunteer Max Steinberg, a 24-year-old Los Angeles resident who was killed in Gaza on July 20 when his elite Golani unit was ambushed, stars in Israel and the United States sent their touching letters of condolence to the Steinberg family.
Jonathan and Daphne Orenshein do not like when an unknown number pops up on their cell phone.