Posts Tagged ‘WWII Veteran’

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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Churchill Fellow William Clark Durant III speaks about Fellow Morton “Mort” Harris at the Churchill Fellows ceremony.

National Recognition

Natalie Stavale Special to the Jewish News WWII veteran and philanthropist Morton Harris honored as a Churchill Fellow. Detroit native Morton E. “Mort” Harris, 97, is a successful businessman, entrepreneur, noted philanthropist and a decorated World War II veteran. He’s also now a Churchill Fellow. Harris recently was inducted into the Association of Churchill Fellows…

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WWII Veteran, Wounded Twice, Earns Accolades Seven Decades Later

Under normal circumstances, 91-year-old Herman Kasoff’s daily trek to the mailbox is typically uneventful. However, one visit this summer was anything but ordinary — the day he received a correspondence from His Majesty King Harald V of Norway. The king was officially recognizing the WWII veteran with a letter of commendation for the courage and…

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