Rosh Hashanah in Charleroi, Belgium, 1944

For Jewish service members at war, High Holiday services provided a respite from war. The familiar ceremonies offered a refuge and the connection with the Jewish community in the military a needed boost to morale. These were often powerful experiences. This was especially true during World War II when these service includes the European Jewish civilians who had Read more about Rosh Hashanah in Charleroi, Belgium, 1944[…]

Wartime Basketball with Doug Stark – September 18th

Douglas Stark is the author of Wartime Baskeball: The Emergence of a National Sport during World War II  and The SPHAS: The Life and Times of Basketball’s Greatest Jewish Team. He’ll join us at 1:00 to discuss basketball in World War II including the role of Jews in the American military like Red Auerbach and Read more about Wartime Basketball with Doug Stark – September 18th[…]