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At Iwo Jima, a call to serve

At Iwo Jima, a call to serve By Rabbi Steven Ballaban Yesterday afternoon, I had the opportunity to join several other sailors and marines in raising the U.S. flag over Iwo Jima.  I was selected for the flight, and the honor of raising the flag at the site of the famous [Joe] Rosenthal photo atop Mt. Suribachi. … Continued

JCCs to train in pilot program serving veterans

Six Jewish Community Centers have been selected to pilot Project Welcome Home, a JCC Association initiative meant to educate them to better assist U.S. service men and women and their families and to engage with their communities. The project, which will be steered by JWB Jewish Chaplains Council, a program of JCC Association, incorporates the … Continued