Webinar: American Jewish Service in Vietnam: A Panel Discussion Join us online for a two-part panel discussion on April 8th and 15th. What were the… Read More »American Jewish Service in Vietnam: A Panel Discussion – 4/8 and 4/15
Feb. 4, 3:00 PM ET Online Event – Comrades Betrayed: Jewish World War I Veterans under Hitler – Michael Geheran
February 4, 3:00 PM ET Michael Geheran joins us to discuss his book Comrades Betrayed. At the end of 1941, six weeks after the mass… Read More »Feb. 4, 3:00 PM ET Online Event – Comrades Betrayed: Jewish World War I Veterans under Hitler – Michael Geheran
Thanks to a generous donor, donations designated for the Vietnam exhibit will be matched. Your dollars will go twice as far when you make a… Read More »Double Your Impact – We Need Your Support to Create a Vietnam War Exhibit
A Jewish Army officer from Arkansas City, Kansas, a Baptist preacher from Kentucky, a single prayer book and a war-ravaged Pacific island: these are not the ingredients for most traditional Rosh Hashanah services. But in 1943, they came together to create an extraordinary experience. Captain Elliott Davis described the experience in a beautifully written “Dear Rabbi” letter.
Leopold Karpeles received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Wilderness Campaign on May 6, 1864.
On March 15, 1896, 63 Civil War Union veterans of the Jewish faith answered a call to meet at the Lexington Avenue Opera House in… Read More »Hebrew Union Veterans Association Minutes
Joel Poznansky is a member of Jewish War Veterans Post 692 in Maryland. You will probably notice he has a strange accent, but he is… Read More »Joel Poznansky on the Coldstream Guards – Thurs, Apr. 30 3:00 PM ET