web analytics
September 26, 2016 / 23 Elul, 5776
News & Views
Sponsored Post

Thousands Attend Funeral in J’lem

Israelis turn out en masse -again - to accompany lone soldier on final journey.
Funeral of Max Steinberg z"l

Funeral of Max Steinberg z"l
Photo Credit: 0404

For the second time this week, tens of thousands of Israelis accompanied a lone IDF soldier to his final resting place.

Some 30,000 people attended the funeral Wednesday of Max Steinberg at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

Steinberg, 24, grew up in Woodland Hills, a suburb of Los Angeles, and made aliya after visiting Israel on a Birthright seminar in 2012. According to the Jerusalem Post, he served as a sniper in the Golani Brigade.

At the end of his eulogy for his son, Steinberg’s father – visiting Israel for the first time – said Am Yisrael Chai, spurring the crowd to repeat the sentence through tears, and to sing Hatikva.

Meir Halevi Siegel

About the Author: Meir is a news writer for JewishPress.com - and he loves his job.

If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

Imported and Older Comments:

to “Thousands Attend Funeral in J’lem”

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Kochav Yaakov - Sept. 26, 2016
Suspected Infiltration has Kochav Yaakov/Tel Zion in Lockdown

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/thousands-attend-funeral-in-jlem/2014/07/23/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: