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  • Excerpts from the stars: Steinberg family consoled by Kraft, Netanyahu, Peres

    By Jared Sichel

    August 4, 2014 | 12:16 pm

    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. An...

  • A fallen soldier, Max Steinberg found his purpose in Israel

    By Jared Sichel

    July 20, 2014 | 8:26 pm

    Just over two years ago, two brothers and a sister – Max, Jake and Paige Steinberg – returned to Los Angeles from a whirlwind tour of Israel.

    The trip, which was sponsored by Taglit-Birthright, impacted all three. But none more than Max, who was 22 at the time, and the trio’s...

  • Max Steinberg, L.A. native and IDF volunteer, killed in Gaza

    By Jared Sichel

    July 20, 2014 | 10:41 am

    Max Steinberg, a Woodland Hills native and volunteer in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was killed Sunday along with 12 other soldiers in the Gaza Strip, amidst an Israeli operation to quell rocket fire and destroy underground smuggling tunnels.

    [Related: A fallen soldier, Max...

  • Saving Golani

    November 21, 2011 | 10:32 am

    A puppy born in Israel and abandoned in the streets of Jerusalem has completed his unlikely journey to a new home and new life in Houston, Texas: the final stop on a trek that began beneath the wheels of a tour bus that was parked in front of the hotel where Texas State...