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U.S. Jewish Chaplains in Europe Hold Retreat in Goering’s Lodge

June 21, 1956
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Rabbi Aryeh Lev head of the Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy of the National Jewish Welfare Board is conducting a five-day spiritual retreat for Jewish chaplains in a former hunting lodge of Nazi leader Hermann Goering, near Berchtesgaden.

Rabbi Lev, a colonel in the Army Reserve leads study programs discussions and religious services for 16 Jewish chaplains assigned to Army installations in Germany France, Italy, North Africa and Great Britain.

(The National Jewish Welfare Board’s Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy announced yesterday that the United States Air Force had engaged two British rabbis on a part-time basis as auxiliary chaplains to American airmen of the Jewish faith stationed in Gt. Britain.)

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