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July 13, 2015 9:31 am

IDF Lone Soldier Killed in Gaza Honored With Torah Dedication

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IDF lone soldier Max Steinberg was honored with a Torah scroll dedication ceremony in Jerusalem. Photo. Facebook.

IDF lone soldier Max Steinberg was honored with a Torah scroll dedication ceremony in Jerusalem. Photo. Facebook.

JNS.org – A year after his death in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge, IDF lone soldier Max Steinberg was honored with a Torah scroll dedication ceremony on Sunday at the Aish World Center in Jerusalem.

The ceremony was attended by Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel David Lau, Steinberg’s friends from the IDF’s elite Golani Brigade, and his parents, Stuart and Evie, who arrived after meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.

Steinberg’s friends wrote the final letters into the Torah scroll dedicated in his name.

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“It is very emotional for me to see the soldiers here,” Evie Steinberg said. “Losing a child is so difficult, but we draw so much strength from the people when we come to Israel and it helps a lot.”

Steinberg, a 24-year-old Los Angeles native, was one of 13 Israeli soldiers killed in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City on July 20, 2014.

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