“As I reflect on the stories of these three extraordinary American-Israelis, I am reminded of the strength and resilience of this community, which proudly straddles two cultures and is dedicated to contributing to the success and safety of both nations”

Remembering American Heroes: A Reflection on Israel’s Memorial Day
Gregg Roman
April 21, 2023

As Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism, Yom HaZikaron, approaches, Israelis pause to remember and honor the men and women who have given their lives in defense of the Jewish state and its people. This solemn day offers a moment of collective reflection, allowing them to express gratitude and admiration for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. It is also an opportunity to pay tribute to some of the extraordinary individuals who have left an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of their fellow citizens. In this spirit, I would like to share the stories of three American-Israeli heroes who fought and died for Israel: Mickey Marcus, Michael Levin, and Steven Sotloff. These men, who each played a unique role in Israel’s history, represent the best of both worlds – a blend of American and Israeli cultures and values. READ MORE

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