Rabbi Landes

Saluting Our Military Chaplains

04/24/2014 - 20:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

On Wednesday of this week, in Philadelphia, I was saddened but honored to be a co-officiant at the funeral service for Rabbi Aaron Landes, a prominent rabbi in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania for many years. Both as President of the Rabbinical Assembly and as a long-time friend of the family – his in-laws had been members of my congregation for over fifty years – it was a deeply meaningful experience for me.

Lieutenant Yonatan Warren (r) in Pohang, South Korea last week. Courtesy of Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnik
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