JWB Jewish Chaplains Council Leads Effort to Establish Arlington Jewish Chaplains Memorial

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JWB Jewish Chaplains Council, a division of JCC Association, in partnership with the Jewish War Veterans and New York-based members of the American Legion, and with the support of a broad array of Jewish communal organizations, is urging the swift passage of a concurrent resolution in the U.S. Congress to establish a memorial in Arlington […]

JWB Urges Passage of Resolution for Jewish Chaplains’ Memorial

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JWB Jewish Chaplains Council, along with the Jewish War Veterans and the American Legion, are urging passage of the concurrent resolutions proposed by N.Y Representative Anthony Weiner and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer to establish a memorial at Arlington National Cemetery for Jewish chaplains who have died on active duty. Working with JWV and the American […]

First Female Active Duty Army Chaplain in Generation

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Welcome, Rabbi Heather Borshof, you’re in the Army now! Rabbi Harold Robinson, director of JWB Jewish Chaplains Council, commissioned Reform Rabbi Borshof as the first active-duty woman chaplain in the U.S. Army in a generation. First Lieutenant Borshof is a graduate of Hebrew Union College and will be serving at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, when she […]

Sen. Carl Levin and Chiefs of Chaplains Participate in Dedication of First JWB Torah for Our Troops

JWB Jewish Chaplains Council Director Rabbi Harold Robinson led a group of distinguished guests in reciting a shehecheyanu – the Jewish blessing for reaching a milestone-in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Room at the U.S. Capitol on May 10 when the last letter had been inscribed in a new Torah scroll commissioned for U.S. Jewish chaplains. […]

JWB Sends Torah to Iraq

Welcomed by Jewish Air Force Chaplain    A beautifully refurbished Torah scroll recently arrived at Balad Joint Air Base in Iraq, sent to Chaplain Sarah Schechter by JCC Association’s JWB Jewish Chaplains Council. Service men and women at the base proudly carried the Torah in procession to Gilbert Memorial Chapel, where it will add immeasurably […]

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