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Notes from the DMZ

by Rabbi Irving Elson This was a short trip to Korea, only five days “boots on the ground,” and yet I felt so much was accomplished in such a little time. JWB has a policy of visiting first-tour chaplains around the time they enter six-months on active duty, and all chaplains are visited every two … Continued

“He was always working for us”

Rabbi Nathan M. Landman, former deputy director dies at 87   Rabbi Nathan M. Landman, who provided a Jewish presence in at one time or another in every U.S. Air Force base in Europe, and later became the deputy director of the JWB Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy (now JWB Jewish Chaplains Council), died on Jan. … Continued

First Female Active Duty Army Chaplain in Generation

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 … Continued