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The Jews of the American Revolution

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik in the Wall Street Journal

Published on May 27, 2016

Last Sunday we held our Annual Pre-Memorial Day Service at Chatham Square Cemetery Honoring Veterans of the Revolution and Members of the Armed forces.  As those who attend know, it is a very special and meaningful ceremony.  Read this op-ed written by our our very own Rabbi Soloveichik as he reflects on the event.

 

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