Steven was born August 3,1950, in Chicago, Illinois in Highland Park. He went to public school and Bnai Emunah Hebrew School. He attended Bradley Business School at the University of Chicago. At 22, he left college and went to work for his father selling wholesale children’s clothing. Over the years Steve suffered from several emotional illnesses. He was married for a time and had a son. Today, his son is a successful businessman and Steve is living in an assisted living facility. He attends my classes, which is exposing him to the world of Judaism, Torah, and Mitzvos. It also gives him something to work for. After several challenges to stop smoking on Shabbos, Steve quit smoking all together.