Past Medal Recipients

Joanne King Herring

Whereas, As an important civic leader, honorary consul for Pakistan and Morocco, and freedom fighter since the early 1950s, Joanne King Herring is an acknowledged prime mover in bringing a just end...

Larry Rynearson

Mr Larry Rynearson On Thursday December 18, 2014, Johnny and Juanita Berguson had a delightful lunch along the ocean with Mr. Larry Rynearson in Vero Beach, Florida.  It was a very informative...

Rabbi Shaul Marshall Praver

The Samaritan Medal for Peace, Humanitarian and Academic Achievements Is hereby awarded to Rabbi Shaul Marshall Praver, Rabbi of Newtown Synagogue Newtown, Connecticut, USA Whereas, Rabbi Shaul...

Professor Steven Fine

Professor Steven Fine, Yeshiva University, New York, USA Whereas, The Board of the Samaritan Medal Foundation decided at the Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., in November 2010, to recognize and...

Professor James D. Purvis

The Samaritan Medal for Peace, Humanitarian and Academic Achievements Is hereby awarded to Professor James D. Purvis, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts,  USA Whereas, The Board of the...

Shaher AF Sa’ed

November 2008 Shaher A. F. Sa’ed Shaher A. F. Sa’ed, the Secretary-General of the Palestine General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU), has devoted his life to the needs of Palestinian...

Professor Michael Corinaldi

Professor Michael Corinaldi Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Professor Michael Corinaldi has led the struggle for equal rights for small communities within the State of Israel, gaining recognition for...

Ghassan al-Shaq’ah

Ghassan al-Shaq’ah Monday, February 18, 2008 Advocate Ghassan ElShaq’ah is a long-time friend to the Samaritan people. Born in Nablus to one of the most prominent households of Nablus, he was...

Munib al-Masri

Munib al-Masri Monday, February 18, 2008 Munib al-Masri is a noted philanthropist, currently being mentioned as a candidate for Prime Minister of a Palestinian Authority unity government. The idea...

Paul Pinkerton

Paul Pinkerton/Paul’s Kids Vietnam Children’s Charity Tuesday, January 1, 2008 Paul Pinkerton grew up in central Pennsylvania and in 1969 was drafted to serve in Vietnam. Like many combat vets, Paul...

Rev. Dr. James Miller Singer

Rev. Dr. James Miller Singer Friday, April 13, 2007 A Lutheran pastor for 58 years, Rev. Dr. Singer founded and served as president of the leading interfaith evangelism ministry in Washington, DC,...

Lord Eric Avebury

Lord Eric Avebury Sunday, February 11, 2007 Eric Lubbock joined the Liberal Party in 1960, was elected a councillor in 1961, won the Orpington by-election in 1962, and was appointed Chief Whip by Jo...

Elazar b. Tsedaka b. Yitzhaq

High Priest Elazar b. Tsedaka b. Yitzhaq Sunday, September 10, 2006 Since 1624 A.D., the Samaritan High Priesthood is usually determined according to age. The oldest priest in the priestly family...