Suggested Prayers for Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, we remember those who gave their lives in service.  We ask those around the country to read the names of the Jewish fallen from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Additionally, these are suggested prayers from our museum chaplain Michael Bloom for religious services, community events and other observances. Eil Maleh Rachamim Read more about Suggested Prayers for Memorial Day[…]

A Prayer for Veterans Day

For those planning services on Veterans Day we offer a prayer for veterans, drafted by National Museum of American Jewish Military Chaplain Michael Bloom: Give thanks to the Eternal, for God is good, His mercy endures forever. Avinu Shebashamayim – O Sovereign of the universe, bless our nation, The United States of America. Safeguard it and Read more about A Prayer for Veterans Day[…]

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[…]