Dedication at Arlington National Cemetery for Jewish Chaplains - October 24 in Virginia
On October 24, 2011, the American Jewish Community will dedicate at Arlington National Cemetery a congressionally mandated memorial to Jewish Chaplains who died in service to our country finial uniting their names to the names of the protestant ac Roman Catholic Chaplains who perished.
All are welcome to the dedication but we would like to contact and formally invite any family members we can reach.
If you know any family member of the below listed Rabbis please contact or have them contact: DAVID S. ENGEL, 22 Round Hill Road Shelton, CT 06484 Tel: 1-203-924-7474 firstname.lastname@example.org
Captain Rabbi Nachman S. Arnoff U.S. Army October 2, 1899-May 9, 1946 Ordination: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1925
Lt. Colonel Rabbi Meir Engel U.S. Army 1914-December 16, 1964 Ordination: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1942
Lieutenant Rabbi Frank Goldenberg U.S. Army November 8, 1919- May, 1946 Ordination: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1944
Lieutenant Rabbi Alexander D. Goode U.S. Army May 10, 1911-February 3, 1943 Ordination: Hebrew Union College, 1937
Lieutenant Rabbi Henry Goody U.S. Army April 2, 1916 October 19, 1943 Ordination: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1941(Canadian citizen)
Captain Rabbi Joseph I. Hoenig, U.S. Air Force July 18, 1942-December 29, 1966 Ordination: Mesifta Talmudic Seminary, Brooklyn, New York, 1964
Major Rabbi Samuel Dodkin Hurwitz U.S. Army October 24, 1901-December 9, 1943 Ordination: Hebrew Union College, 1929
Lieutenant Rabbi Herman L. Rosen, U.S. Army 1901-June 18, 1943 Ordination: Rabbi Isaac Elchanon Theological Seminary, 1922
Lt. Colonel Rabbi Samuel Rosen U.S. Air Force February 12, 1907-May 13, 1955 Ordination: Yeshiva College, 1929
Lieutenant Rabbi Solomon Rosen U.S. Air Force May 11, 1924,-November 1, 1948 Ordination: Mesifta Rabbinical Seminary, 1946
Captain Rabbi Morton Harold Singer October 25, 1936-December 17, 1968 Ordination: Yeshiva Tifereth Yerushalayim, 1965
Captain Rabbi David M. Sobel U.S. Air Force October 14, 1946-March 8, 1974 Ordination: Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, 1973
Captain Rabbi Irving Tepper, U.S. Army December 15, 1912-August 13, 1945 Hebrew Theological Seminary College, 1939
Lieutenant Rabbi Louis Werfel U.S. Army June 9, 1916 -December 24, 1943 Ordination: Rabbi Isaac Elchanon Theological Seminary, 1940
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