Steve made Aliyah to Israel with his parents from South Africa, because he was a Zionist and loved the country. He served as an officer in the paratroop regiment, and fought in the Yom Kippur and “Peace for Galilee” wars. He retired from active service with the rank of sergeant major after thirty years of reserve duty.
He is married with two sons, who currently serve in elite units in the IDF. He holds a Masters degree in Business Management from York University in Toronto. Steve was one of the founders of the Superpharm pharmaceutical chain in Israel and served in Poland as the company’s president and managing director. He was one of the founders of Kehilat Yonatan.