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November 02, 1979 - Image 16

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-11-02

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

16 Friday, November 2, 1919

Iranian Students

Congressional Medal Winner Namesake of JWV Post

A movement to revive
interest in the heroism of a
Detroiter who was killed

:;.;. • • :

during World War II has
been initiated by the
Zussman Post (No. 333) of

the Jewish War Veterans of
America.
Lt. Raymond Zussman



IGNITING FOR AMERICA

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aWB

• NIIV •


945

LT. -RAYMOND ZUSSMAN,
27 YEAR OLD TANK OFFICER
FROM DETROIT,WAS AWARDED

POSTHUMOUSLY, AMERICA'S HIGH-
EST DECORATION FOR MILITARY
VALOR-THE CONGRESSIONAL
MEDAL OF HONOR-FOR EXTRA"'
ORDINARY GALLANT ACTION
ON SEPT. 18+1944, IN KILLING.
17 GERMANS, CAPTURING 92 AND
LIBERATING FRENCH TOWN Or
NOROY LE BOURG. IN ACTION 3
DAYS LATER, HE GAVE HIS LIFE.

(for whom the post is
named), was the only resi-
dent of Michigan to receive
a Congressional Medal of
honor, the highest decora-
tion for military valor, dur-
ing the war. Zussman was
awarded the medal post-
humously for "extra ordi-
nary gallant actionon Sept.
18, 1944, in killing 17 Ger-
mans, capturing 92 and
liberating the French town
of Noroy Le Bourg."
Zussman was killed in ac-
tion, three days after his
heroic feat.

For further information,
contact Bunin, at 24301
Condon, Oak Park, Mich,
48237.

The Zussman Post, in-
vites all Jewish War Vete-
rans to participate in its
meetings and also would
like to see Jewish people
who aren't veterans become
patrons of the post.

Individual
Daily Counseling

The post is planning to
set up a scholarship fund
in Zussman's honor, ac-
cording to Ed Bunin,
commander.

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College has 24 Iranian Jews
among its new students this
fall.

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COUNSELING

ZUSSMAN

d ENTERED ARMY
AT 23 AND BE-
CAME INSTRUCTOR
IN "STREET
FIGHTING "AT
FORT•KNOX...
PREVIOUSLY WAS
STORE CLERK AND
NIGHT STUDENT

SENT OVERSEAS, ZUSSMAN FOUGHT IN

AT WAYNE UNIVERSITY

ITALIAN CAMPAIGN AND WAS WOUND-
ED AT CASSINO. ON RECOVERY WAS
MADE LIEUTENANT AND SERVED AS
AIDE AT ARMY HEADQUARTERS. REQUEST-
ING ACTIVE DUTY, HE WAS ASSIGNED TO

IN NOROY LE BOURG,

-

AFTER SMASH 1 NG
THRU BOOBY TRAPPED
ROAD BLOCKS,WIPING

+h

A

JAMES DAITCH
Son of
Cindy & Harold Daitch
Shaarey Zedek
Sept. 15th
• ' • '
" - ''

ARMY AS TANK PLATOON LEADER.

OUT MACHINE GUN NESTS,
BLOWING UP ARMED CARS AND
KILLING OR CAPTURING NUAIER-
ZUSSMAN ADVANCED
OUS
.241 ■ ALONE AGAINST A HOUSEFUL

- OF GERMANS AND
1
THO ARMED ONLY
WITH A TOMMY GUN RUSHING UP THE ROADMINUTES LATER
HE FOUGHT HIS WAY HE ATTACKED A TRUCK LOAD OF FLEEING
THRU THEIR RIFLE AND ENEMY TROOPS AND BY THE TIME HIS LEAD
GRENADE FIRE AND KILLED OR TANK CAUGHT UP HAD CAPTURED THOSE STILL
CAPTURED THE ENTIRE LOT. ALIVE,2ANT1-TAW GUNS & mUCH EQUIPMENT

BENJI STRAGER
Son of
Mel & Avren Strager
Beth Abraham Hillel
Nov. 10th

The Princeton Shop
outfits more than half
the Bar Mitzva boys in
town! Join this select
group.



.

ROBERT WOLOK
Son of
Sanford & Harriet Wolok
B'nai Moshe
Oct. 20th

Come In And Let Us

Dress All Your Men

For This And All

Other Mitzvas

Herzl Press to Expand Offerings

NEW YORK — The Herzl
Press of the World Zionist
Organization will expand
its publication of books of
Zionist and Jewish interest
not available through ordi-
nary publishing channels.
"Our expanded list will
conr;entrate on the interpre-
tation of contemporary Is-
rael, the reprinting of
Zionist classics in English;
and the publication of seri-
ous in-depth studies of the
Diaspora and general
Jewish subjects, with par-
ticular emphasis on its re-
ciprocally strengthening re-
lationship with Israel,"
chairman Kalman Sultanik
said.
Among the new titles is-
sued are "Jerusalem: Bridg-
ing the Four Walls," by Dr.

the U.S. Congress. "Basic
Reader," edited by Dr. Mor-
decai S. Chertoff, who was
recently appointed editor of
the Herzl Press, was pub-
lished in answer to anti-
Zionist statements at the
This book and "Zionism, a United Nations. More than
Basic Reader," were dis- 60,000 copies have been
tributed to every member of. sold.

Saul B. Cohen of Clark Uni-
versity. This is a geopoliti-
cal proposal for integrating
Jerusalem as the basis for
ending hostilities in the
Middle East.

Yeshiva Adds to Ancient Town

NEW YORK — The con- gent of Yeshivat Bnei Akiva
tinuity of one of Israel's students have set up
more ancient and colorful "Yeshivat Peki-in" on Fri-
communities Peki-in, is day mornings, through
being maintained by a Bnei learning and praying in a
Akiva yeshiva in the north- Bet Midrash-like atmos-
ern Galilee. phere.
Yeshivat Maalot, one of
Peki-in dates back to tal-
mudic times, and still'has a 31 Yeshivot Bnei Akiva, is ,a
historic synagogue built in Yeshivat Hesder, whose
the 14th Century. Itis in the students combine study
synagogue that a contin- with military service.

KENNETH WALTERS
Son of
Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Walters
B'nai David
Oct. 20th

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Cardin

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ROBERT PERNICK
Son of
Judge & Mrs. Joseph Pernick
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Oct. 20th

JASON GRIESDORF
Son of
Gary and Gita Greisdorf
B'nai David
Oct. 20th

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