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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Sgt. 1st Class Christopher A. Celiz was killed in action July 12 in Paktiya province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Department of Defense)

Jewish war hero received Medal of Honor, but not enough press

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content Officer February 3, 2022

I've never been called a hero. But, I know what a hero looks like when I see one. I saw one today, as I was researching Jewish members of our military who have earned the Medal Of Honor. His name is Sergeant 1st Class Christopher A. Celiz. On Dec....

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