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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

“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