Jewish Chaplains and the Memorial at Arlington Cemetery
Photographs of Jewish Chaplains and the memorial dedication at Arlington Cemetery.
A painting of the rescue of USAT Dorchester survivors in February 1943 in the North Atlantic Ocean. The Dorchester is best remembered today for the four Chaplains who died because they gave up their life jackets to save others. (US Coast Guard image)
Chaplain Samuel Blinder and the Desecrated Torahs of Frankfurt, 1945. In the basement of the Institute for Research into the Jewish Question, which the Nazis established in Frankfurt as an intended “museum of a vanished race,” Blinder found a cache of Tor
Chaplain Emanuel Poliakoff leads prayers at the liberated castle that belonged to Josef Goebbels, 1945. (Photo courtesy Jewish Chaplains Council)
1945: Jewish Chaplain Harold Gordon and Catholic Chaplain William Woods use dog sleds when they can’t get to the men by the planes of the Army Transport Command for Passover and Easter services. (Photo courtesy Jewish Chaplains Council)