This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
Los Angeles Native Among 13 Israeli Soldiers Killed In Gaza
Max Steinberg, a native of Woodland Hills, was among the 13 members of the Israeli Defense Forces killed today during Israel's continued invasion of Gaza today.Steinberg, a graduate of El Camino Real High School and later attended Pierce College, volunteered for the IDF in 2012. The 24 year old was a sharpshooter in the Golani Brigade. The thirteen soldiers killed today were all members of the Brigade, and the deaths occurred from three separate incidents this morning in Gaza City, according to the Jewish Journal. The details of Steinberg's death have yet to be revealed.
The invasion of Gaza by Israeli forces continues on in its fourth day, with over 300 Palestinians killed already in the weeks-old conflict.
Meanwhile in L.A. this evening, hundreds are marching on the Israeli consulate in Brentwood in protest of the invasion of Gaza.