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.
Like other religious publications, Haggadot for American Jews in the Armed Forces were often produced by the Jewish Welfare Board. This began in World War… Read More »Three Fascinating World War II Haggadot
Jewish Aviators in World War II: Personal Narratives of American Men and Women is now available at Amazon or in the museum store. Author Bruce Wolk is… Read More »Jewish Aviators in World War II book now available
Russian-immigrant Bencin Riseman joined the Massachusetts National Guard and served on the Mexican Border in 1916. When that conflict ended, Riseman returned home to Boston, where… Read More »Guard of Israel – Bencin Riseman and Family in the First World War