Jewish chaplains receive gift packages and other material secured through
the JWBs Womens Organizations Services (WOS). These gifts are pro-
vided by local womens committeesrepresentatives of a number of national
Jewish womens associations. The local committees are activated by the
JWBs WOS. These committees will send material in response to checklists
and special requests submitted by Jewish chaplains to the JWBs national
officer. If layleaders request such materials, they can also secure these items
through the Womens Organizations Services. The current location of the
Jewish Welfare Board
Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy
1515 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
Religious Requirements and Practices, Department of the Army Pamphlet
Worship in the Worlds Religions, Geoffrey Parrinder, Professor of
Comparative Study of Religions, University of London.
Judaism, Rabbi Bruce Kohn, CHC, USNR, Office of the Chief of Naval
Operations, Washington, DC.
All about Jewish Holidays and Customs, Morris Epstein.
The Worlds Great Religions, Time Incorporated, NY.
The World Book Encyclopedia, Field Enterprises Educational Corporation.
The Holy Ark in which the Torah Scroll is kept.
A special holiday bread usually served on Sabbaths and
festivals (except Pesach, of course).
A canopy under which the bride and groom stand
during their wedding ceremony.
A noisemaker used especially for the Purim service and
the reading of the scroll of Esther. Whenever wicked
Hamans name is mentioned, the grager is used to create
a lot of noise.