My synagogue is using the scrolls my grandfather once used as a military chaplain in WWII. Now, once again, his Torah brings comfort during a time of danger and uncertainty.
How a week of military leave created one rabbi’s unlikely connections to Menachem Begin and Ted Kennedy, on the eve of the Six-Day War
Alvin Kass is the first chaplain in NYPD history to become a three-star chief
In the fog of war, one chaplain made a difference. So, a grateful veteran decided to learn more about the man he once knew.
A new understanding of the holiday from a military perspective
The holiday never resonated for me, until I understood its message about connecting with other Jews—even Messianic ones
How one cantor gained a new view of the holiday, and a belief in a brighter future
Most of the time, Larry Bazer runs a shul in Massachusetts. But for the past six months, he served in the military as the only rabbi in Afghanistan.