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
World War II
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