Jewish community’s Memorial Day program honors and remembers

by | Jun 2, 2022 | Trending News

On the sunny morning of Friday, May 27, a group of 50 community members gathered to commemorate the upcoming Memorial Day prior to the long weekend’s start.

Hosted by the local Navy Chaplains, along with the Jewish War Veterans (Post 158), the Board of Rabbis and Cantors of Hampton Roads, and the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s JCRC, those assembled paused to honor and reflect on the sacrifices of those who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

The program featured remarks from Rabbi Yonatan Warren, LCDR, CHC, USN; Cantor Wendi Fried; Rabbi Aaron Kleinman, CDR, CHC, USN; Rabbi Israel Zoberman; Rabbi Adam Ruditsky; Herman Shelanski, VADM, USN-Ret.; Cantor Elihu Flax; and Rabbi Mitchell Shranz, CDR, CHC, USN.

Elka Mednick