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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

President Barack Obama presents Ina Bass, left, and Elsie Shemin-Roth with the Medal of Honor for their father, Army Sgt. William Shemin, at the White House in 2015. Sgt. Shemin was recognized for risking his life during World War I to save the lives of others. 

Daughter of Jewish WWI Medal of Honor winner will speak at two upcoming events

Mike Sherwin, Managing Editor March 25, 2021

The daughter of a Jewish American who earned a posthumous Medal of Honor for his actions in World War I will share her father’s story at two upcoming events, including a virtual discussion tonight held by the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas...

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