When the US was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, I was the same age as the current cadets at West Point are now.
Later in the post, the chaplain summarizes Peter’s message: “Jesus lived. You killed him. God raised him. We saw him. Say Sorry.”
Can it be that no rabbi, imam or non-Christian spiritual leader in the history of the Army Chaplain Corps has been good enough to lead it?
The families are really requesting, ‘Can you please, please visit my father?’ ‘Can you visit my spouse?’ I’m a messenger for them.
Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said she is both “grateful and humbled to know that Jewish women and men serve in our Bundeswehr.”
The volunteer Jewish leaders were told that they could not hold a Seder on the first day of Passover because it was also Good Friday.
The U.S. Air Force is swearing in its first bearded chaplain, a rabbi.
The Rev. Bruce Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale University, resigned in the wake of his letter to The New York Times that blamed rising anti-Semitism in Europe on Israel.
Capt. Sarah Schechter, the Jewish chaplain of the 11th Wing at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, is the first ever female U.S. Air Force rabbi in 40 years of women serving as military chaplains.