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
Join us at our annual Hanukkah Party for latkes, jelly doughnuts, gelt and song! Explore the museum and we’ll eat, play games and sing. We’ll… Read More »2019 Annual Hanukkah Party – December 26th, 6:30pm
Honor veterans on Veterans Day at the museum on Monday, November 11th.
Join us at the museum between to put together care packages for hospitalized veterans.