- Steve Lightle
Lightle is a former businessman from Seattle, Washington, where he
owned a restaurant and the "Dippy Duck Car Wash". In June 1973, Steve
moved his family to Braunschweig, West Germany, the city that gave
Hitler his German citizenship.
August 1974, he received a vision of God's plan to bring the Jewish
people out from the then Soviet Union and return them to the Land of
Israel. From 1976 to 1981, Steve was the European Director of the
FGBMFI. For two and one-half years, Steve worked together with Eastern
European Bible Mission, working behind the Iron Curtain. He has made
many trips to the former Soviet Union.
1982, Steve and his family moved to Jerusalem, Israel, where they lived
for seven years. In 1983, he wrote the best selling book EXODUS II.
1991, together with Gustav Scheller, he helped establish the Exodus
Shipping Line to bring Jewish people from the USSR to Israel by ship