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  • Jewish World War II veteran Mort Schecter named Veteran of the Year

    By Ryan Torok

    November 12, 2012 | 3:02 pm

    As a tail gunner stationed on bombers during World War II, Mort Schecter frequently found himself a sitting duck.

    Seventy years later, however, the 89-year-old was standing proudly on the 50-yard line at the Rose Bowl as he received the Veteran of the Year Award from the County...

  • The Jewish War Veterans of Post 603 [AUDIO]

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 9, 2010 | 1:31 pm

    Listen to interviews with Jewish War Veterans:
    Track 1: Seymour Bloom and Marty Falk, two members of the Jewish War Veterans Post 603 in the San Fernando Valley, talk about what it means to be an American Jewish vet. Listen here.
    Track 2: A story from Korean War Veteran Seymour...

  • Jewish War Vets Remember

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Each year, from Oct. 11 through Nov. 11, retired Cpl. Paul Cohen is all about poppies.

    As a member of Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America Post 603 in the San Fernando Valley, the 81-year-old Woodland Hills resident solicits donations for the symbolic paper flowers in...