The longtime Jewish leader at Ft. Campbell says she was fired because of anti-Semitism. The base and her Jewish sponsors say it was time for a change.
How do we serve the spiritual needs of our men and women in uniform? As a Navy veteran and a rabbi, it is a question I struggle with every day. When we think about the role of religion in the military we often think of it in the context of death or illness —especially this time of year as we approach Memorial Day.
“This is classic old-school anti-Semitism. If people can’t understand that, you don’t understand anti-Semitism.”
“These fundamentalist Christian chaplains have shut down Shabbat services,” service leader Jeannette Mize said. “They just snapped their fingers.”
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.