67°

Topics

ABC
L.A. parents of fallen Israeli soldier say he believed in mission
L.A. parents of fallen Israeli soldier say he believed in mission

The Los Angeles parents of an American-born Israeli soldier killed in Gaza say their son was dedicated to his mission. Max Steinberg, 24, of Woodland Hills, was one of 13 soldiers killed over the weekend as fighting intensified. Dozens of people who knew him, and some who didn't, gathered at a vigil Sunday night at Lazy J. Ranch Park in West Hills, reported ABC-TV Channel 7.  “He would be really, really happy and proud to see all of the outpour of all this love here," said his mother, Evelyn Steinberg. Max Steinberg joined the Israel Defense Forces in 2012 after making a birthright trip to Israel, ABC reported. A birthright trip is generally one in which Jewish...

Loading