Prominent Rabbis Volunteer to Spend Summer in Army Camps
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Prominent Rabbis Volunteer to Spend Summer in Army Camps

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Army camps without regular Jewish chaplains are to receive nine rabbis who have volunteered to spend the Summer at the more isolated posts to provide for the spiritual needs of Jewish soldiers. The arrangement was announced yesterday by the Rev. Dr. David de Sola Pool, chairman of the National Jewish Welfare Board committee on religious activities. The chaplains will hold no military rank.

The religious leaders who have accepted these temporary assignments include Rabbi William Rosenblum, New York, now stationed at Camp Edwards, Mass; Rabbi Charles Mantinband, Williamsport, Pa., assigned to Fort Monmouth, N.J.; Rabbi Sidney Bogner, New York, at Camp Forrest, Tenn.; Rabbi Solomon Goldfarb, Brooklyn, on duty at Pine Camp and Madison Barracks, N.Y.; Rabbi William B. Schwartz, Lawrence, Long Island, serving the men at Camp Blanding and the Jacksonville Naval Base, Fla.; Rabbi E. Charles Sydney, Portland, Oregon, resident chaplain at Camp San Luis Obispo and Camp Roberts, California; Rabbi David Sherman, Boston, stationed at Camp Stewart, Ga.; Rabbi Bertrand E. Pollans, New York, assigned to Fort Riley, Kansas, and Rabbi Samuel Teitelbaum, Fort Smith, Arkansas, at Fort Leomand Wood, Mo.

The Jewish Welfare Board is recognized by the War and Navy Departments as the official agency representing the Jewish community in all matters related to the welfare, morals and religious needs of the Jewish men in the armed forces.

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