Welcoming Those Who Serve

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The Jewish community does need to recognize that there are Jewish men and women serving in the U.S. military and that they have families back home who need support. by Rabbi Harold Robinson and Rabbi Abbi Sharofsky Military families in the Jewish community have been invisible for too long. They are uprooted often and can […]

Three Jewish movements, one prayer book

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Manhattan synagogues to use new JWB siddur over Memorial Day weekend This Memorial Day weekend, three Upper East Side synagogues will remember the Jewish men and women who have died defending the United States by using the JWB Jewish military siddur, or prayer book, during Shabbat services. The three synagogues — one each from the […]

Watch Video from the Formal Dedication of Jewish Chaplains Memorial

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Hundreds of people attended the formal dedication of the memorial to fallen Jewish chaplains at Arlington National Cemetery on October 24, 2011. After three years of intense effort by JWB Jewish Chaplains Council and numerous other Jewish, community, and veterans organizations, the monument was placed on Chaplains Hill next to existing memorials to Catholic and […]

First-Hand Account of Jewish Chaplains Memorial Passage in U.S. House

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In May, the U.S. Congress approved a resolution to place a memorial to Jewish military chaplains who had died while on active duty in Arlington National Cemetery. This resolution was the result of years of fundraising and advocacy by JWB Jewish Chaplains Council and other groups. Rabbi Harold Robinson was in the Capitol when the […]

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