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God’s Warriors – Dramatic Adventures of Rabbis in Uniform

The history of Jewish chaplaincy in the U.S. military from the Civil War to the present, including rabbis who served in the Spanish-American war, the Civil War, the famous four chaplains who died on the S.S. Dorchester, the rabbis and chaplains who helped rescue the DP’s after World War II, and a rabbi who served in Vietnam. Tales of heroism, loyalty and courage, for young and old.

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The history of Jewish chaplaincy in the U.S. military from the Civil War to the present, including rabbis who served in the Spanish-American war, the Civil War, the famous four chaplains who died on the S.S. Dorchester, the rabbis and chaplains who helped rescue the DP’s after World War II, and a rabbi who served in Vietnam. Tales of heroism, loyalty and courage, for young and old.

Book Details:

Editor/Author: Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins
Publisher: Jonathan David Publishers | Publication Location: Middle Village, NY | Publication Year: 1974
Book Type: Hardcover | Pages: 92 | ISBN: 0-8246-0168-8 | Notes: 12 b&w photographs, 4 illustrations by Isobel Goldman

Reviews

  1. Rabbi Philip S. Bernstein

    Rabbi Elkins’ book is warm, human and eminently readable. -Rabbi Philip S. Bernstein, late director of Jewish Welfare Board’s Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy.

  2. Rabbi Aryeh Lev

    A series of stories portraying humorous, tragic, patriotic, religious and humanitarian experiences of Jewish chaplains and their military congregations….
    -Rabbi Aryeh Lev, late Director, Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy

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