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Jews You Should Know

Oct 21, 2022


Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter is an iconic rabbi, historian, author and most recently, founder of Operation Benjamin, aimed at restoring gravesites of mislabeled Jewish American service-members killed in WWII.

Learn more about his work, both current and past:

Operation Benjamin:

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Jews You Should Know introduces the broader community to interesting and inspiring Jewish men and women making a difference in our world. Some are already famous, some not yet so. But each is a Jew You Should Know.

The host, Rabbi Ari Koretzky, is Executive Director of MEOR Maryland (, a premier Jewish outreach and educational organization. MEOR operates nationally on twenty campuses and in Manhattan; visit the national website at

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A special thank you to Jacob Rupp of the Lift Your Legacy podcast for his invaluable production assistance.