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TEL AVIV, Israel -- Thousands of people were expected to turn out in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning to mourn an American who died fighting in the Gaza Strip after volunteering to join Israel's military.

Originally from California’s San Fernando Valley, Max Steinberg was among thousands of so-called "lone soldiers," who leave their lives behind to fight in the Israel Defense Forces.

The 21-year-old was the second American to die in the conflict. A funeral for Nissim Sean Carmeli, 21, from South Padre Island, Texas, drew thousands in the Israeli port town of Haifa on Monday after a Facebook campaign called for people to attend.

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