, 10:07 Remembering the Jewish Hero of Flight 93, Jeremy Glick (VIDEO)

10:07 Remembering the Jewish Hero of Flight 93, Jeremy Glick (VIDEO)

10:07 Remembering the Jewish Hero of Flight 93, Jeremy Glick (VIDEO)


Jeremy Glick was a passenger on board United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked and crashed as section of the September 11 attacks. Conscious of the earlier assaults at the World Trade Centre and refusing to turning out to be a flying bomb that some say was meant to fly into the WHite Residence or the US Capitol, Glick and some of his fellow travellers tried to foil the hijacking. For the duration of a wrestle to reclaim the plane, it crashed into a industry in Stonycreek Township near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, killing all 33 passengers and seven crew associates on board.

Glick was born into a Jewish loved ones and had 5 siblings, all of whose names begin with the letter “J.” He was a center child amongst the 6 little ones of his family members.


Glick was an American Countrywide Collegiate Judo champion although he was a pupil at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.

In accordance to accounts of mobile cellphone conversations, Glick, along with Todd Beamer, Mark Bingham and Tom Burnett, shaped a approach to get the aircraft back from the hijackers, and led other passengers in this hard work. Glick’s final text to his spouse when aboard Flight 93 had been: “We’re going to rush the hijackers.” He then hung up the telephone.

Co-employees and family members said that they ended up not surprised that Glick took motion. Glick’s brother-in-legislation Douglas Hurwitt explained, “that was my brother-in-legislation. He was a choose-cost male.” Glick’s previous boss, Thomas Torf, added: “He was a no-nonsense type of dude. He took ownership of issues. Pretty concentrated. He liked his family. He was a excellent businessman. All of us liked him.”

Glick is memorialized at the Flight 93 Nationwide Memorial at the crash web site near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and at the National 9/11 Memorial in New York Town, at the South Pool, on Panel S-67, along with other travellers on Flight 93.

On September 11, 2002, Glick was posthumously awarded the Medal for Heroism, the optimum civilian honor bestowed by the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR).


In August 2007, Glick was posthumously awarded the Samuel Eells Award for distinguished general public company by his fraternity, Alpha Delta Phi, at its annual convention at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

In September 2008, the United States Judo Association (USJA), awarded Glick with an Honorary 10th Degree black belt.


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