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On Thursday, May 27, 2021,we gathered for the first time at a Federation event since this pandemic began over one year ago.  I think it was fitting that our first gathering was to honor and remember our Veterans, and to honor and remember our dear friend, and community leader Henry Weinberg.  Henry was a leading force for this annual tribute to our Veterans at our community cemetery’s for as long as anyone can remember.  He was also in charge of preserving the Agudath Achim cemetery, both physically, religiously and spiritually.  Henry had an uncommon sense of duty, like the men and women we honored with our roll call of names. Bill Wallen spoke about Henry's commitment to our Veterans as well as Henry's commitment to community and service .....READ MORE.


  The Times of Israel
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  American Jewish World Service – AJWS
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  Jewish WeekJewish Week
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  NYT > World > Middle East
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  Aish.com: Current Issues
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  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
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