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The Jewish Veteran   •     June, 2020    •     Page 8

More than 405,000 American service members were killed during World War II, and not all of them were buried under the correct headstones. Operation Benjamin...

Operation Benjamin: Honoring Fallen Jewish Servicemen With The Right Headstones

Reformjudaism.org

How many Jewish members of the military have been buried under grave markers that incorrectly represent their religion and heritage? Operation Benjamin is doing...

Operation Benjamin: Helping American Jewish Heroes to Rest in Peace

The Jewish News   •     April 16th, 2020

Just two family members were able to attend a recent graveside ceremony for Arthur Waldman of Detroit. He was only 27. The small family gathering on Feb. 12...

A Hero’s Rest, at Last

The New York Jewish Week   •     February 26th, 2020

On the evening of June 6, 1944, about 12 hours after the Allied invasion of Normandy got underway, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered a radio address...

A Star of David for Pvt. Benjamin Garadetsky

The JC    •     February 21st, 2020

On an overcast day in June 2018, a small group gathered around Plot B, Row 14, Grave 6 at Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, France...

How one organization is working to correct cases of Jewish WWII soldiers mistakenly buried under Latin Cross headstones

Yisrael Hayom   •     February 18th, 2020

חמישה חיילים יהודים מצבא ארצות הברית שנפלו במהלך שחרור הפיליפינים מידי  היפנים זכו למחווה מרגשת כשמצבותיהם הוחלפו מנוצריות ליהודיות...

בית קברות בפיליפינים: צלבים הוחלפו במגיני דוד

Radio.com   •     February 18th, 2020

More than 405,000 American service members were killed during World War II, and not all of them were buried under the correct headstones. Operation Benjamin...

Operation Benjamin: Honoring fallen Jewish servicemen with the right headstones

Herald & Review    •     February 14th, 2020

The words of a centuries-old prayer rose in the balmy air and echoed over the graves, hypnotic in the rhythms of ancient Aramaic but no less weighty in...

Operation Benjamin: Reclaiming the heritage of Jewish US soldiers killed in WWII

J-Wire   •     February 14th, 2020

The headstones of five U.S. soldiers buried in the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial were changed on Tuesday, righting a historical wrong. In coordination...

Manila American cemetery changes five Latin crosses to Jewish stars of David

Stars and Stripes    •     February 13th, 2020

In a moving ceremony in Manila, five headstones of American Jewish soldiers who died during WWII were replaced thanks to Operation Benjamin...

Jewish-American soldiers killed in WWII receive Star of David headstones at Manila cemetery

The JC    •     February 13th, 2020

The ceremony in Manila, Philippines was part of Operation Benjamin’s ongoing work to identify soldiers buried with the wrong religious markers...

Jewish Second World War soldiers mistakenly buried under a cross given new headstone after 75 years

Jerusalem Post    •     February 13th, 2020

In a moving ceremony in Manila, five headstones of American Jewish soldiers who died during WWII were replaced thanks to Operation Benjamin...

Jewish soldiers buried under a cross, mistake fixed 75 years later

LA Times    •     February 13th, 2020

The words of a centuries-old prayer rose in the balmy air and echoed over the graves, hypnotic in the rhythms of ancient Aramaic but no less weighty in...

‘The eulogy they never received’: Reclaiming the heritage of Jewish American soldiers killed in World War II

Cleveland Jewish News    •     February 13th, 2020

The headstones of five U.S. soldiers buried in the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial were changed on Tuesday, righting a historical wrong. In coordination...

Manila American cemetery changes five Latin crosses to Jewish stars of David

American Battle Monuments Commission    •     February 12th, 2020

The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), in coordination with Operation Benjamin, today replaced the Latin Cross headstones marking the graves of...

From Latin Crosses to Jewish Stars of David: Operation Benjamin and the American Battle Monuments Commission Rededicate the Final Resting Place for Five Jewish Soldiers Buried in Manila American Cemetery

Algemeiner    •     February 12th, 2020

Seventy-five years after the end of World War II, the graves of five US Jewish soldiers who died fighting in the Philippines have finally been marked with a Star of David...

Star of David Now Marks Graves in Philippines of Fallen World War II US Jewish Soldiers

The Yeshiva World    •     February 12th, 2020

Some 75 years later – after a series of recent serendipitous moments and intensive research – five fallen Jewish American soldiers from World War II finally will be...

Fallen Jewish American World War ll Soldiers Finally To Be Buried Under Star Of David

Fox News     •     February 11th, 2020

Some 75 years later – after a series of recent serendipitous moments and intensive research – five fallen Jewish American soldiers from World War II finally will ...

Fallen Jewish American World War II soldiers, POWs finally to be buried under Star of David

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