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  • Incredible Tribute to Leslie Sabo, a"h, Vietnam War Hero

    By Rabbi Asher Lopatin

    May 17, 2012 | 7:00 am

    After being a bit strident in my last posting, for which I apologize, I want to turn to something really beautiful and loving that I happened to see live yesterday as I was on the treadmill.  It’s so easy for me to write in strong language on this blog or any blog from the comfort...

  • Congress approves review of medals for Jewish WWI vets

    December 21, 2011 | 10:46 am

    Congress approved a requirement for the U.S. military to review World War I records to determine whether Jews who received decorations should be upgraded to the Medal of Honor.

    The amendment to the Defense Authorization Act, which passed last week and will soon to be signed into law...

  • War Hero’s Medal Wait Finally Ends

    By Tom Tugend

    September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Next Friday, as Tibor Rubin enters the White House, generals will stand at rigid attention. The president of the United States also will rise and then drape the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award for gallantry in combat, around the neck of the 76-year-old Holocaust survivor...

  • Hero Not Forgotten

    By Tom Tugend

    May 30, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Almost 58 years after U.S. Army dentist Capt. Benjamin Lewis Salomon was killed defending his aid station against Japanese troops, he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, the American military's highest decoration, by President Bush.

    Salomon, a Los Angeles native, was 29...

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