Nazis were masters of propaganda. Much of it was designed to enforce their anti-Jewish ideology. The ideas expressed in the propaganda materials were appalling and… Read More »Nazi Propaganda in the Hands of American Jewish Soldiers
David Salisbury Franks had perhaps the most fascinating career of any Jewish American who fought in the American Revolution. Franks was an associate of Benjamin… Read More »Major David Salisbury Franks and the Founding Fathers in the American Revolution
Join us at the museum between 1 – 5 pm on November 11th to put together care packages for hospitalized veterans. What to bring: Toiletries… Read More »Support veterans on Veterans Day at the Museum
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… Read More »Rosh Hashanah in Charleroi, Belgium, 1944
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… Read More »Wartime Basketball with Doug Stark – September 18th
The Purple Heart medal awarded posthumously to Corporal Roger Briskin is on display in the core exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish Military History.… Read More »Friendship stronger than bullets and bombs: the message of Cpl Roger Briskin
The worn Model 1940 riding boots of Private Harold Ehrenpreis evoke an Army man who’s spent countless hours on a horse. Most people associate combat… Read More »The Brooklyn Cowboy: American Jews on Horseback in WWII
This video was produced for the Jewish War Veterans Foundation gala in February 2016 honoring WWII Concentration Camp Liberators.