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Posts Tagged ‘veteran’

Nov. 7, 1919 Jewish Chronicle editorial on Armistice Day/Veterans Day

Looking Back at Veterans Day

From the DJN Foundation Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History This year, Veterans Day holds a special significance. It marks 100 years since the end of World War I or “The Great War,” which ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 (although the war did not…

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Ed Hirsch

Distinguished Career

New JWV commander to participate in Detroit’s Veterans Day parade. Timing is everything. On Monday, Oct. 29, I left a dental check-up and drove to a second dental appointment; this time with retired dentist, Dr. Edward “Ed” Hirsch, 83, of Farmington Hills. I was meeting him for lunch in advance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11,…

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State Sen. Steven Bieda, Gov. Rick Snyder and Art Fishman

WWII Memorial Fund Act Signed Into Law

Jewish veteran and Detroit resident Art Fishman was in Lansing last month at the signing of the Michigan World War II Legacy Memorial Fund Act, which created the ability for Michigan residents to donate a portion of their state income tax refund to the Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial, which is scheduled to open in Royal…

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Samuel Curtis's WWI/Great War diary and two letters from the War.

Dispatches from the Great War

100-year-old diary from Jewish GI sheds light on what it was like to be at the front. I never cease to be amazed by the incredible stories I’m fortunate to learn about and share in the Jewish News. This is one right up there in the incredible column because it’s a story that is 100…

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100th birthday. birthdays

Cheers To 100 Years

B’nai Moshe to celebrate members’ big birthdays. Most weekday evenings and Shabbat mornings, Congregation B’nai Moshe can count on Hyman Fox of West Bloomfield and Zoli Rubin of Walled Lake to help make a minyan. This summer, as the two reach the milestone of turning 100 years old, B’nai Moshe has planned a party for…

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