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Aryeh Lev Papers

Type / Call #MILITARY / I-249
(Finding Aid Available)
FOCUSES ON CAREER OF LEV AS WELL AS JEWISH MILITARY CHAPLAINCY OF WHICH HE WAS A PART. CONTAINS MINUTES OF COMMISSION ON ARMY AND NAVY RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES, REGISTER OF JEWISH CHAPLAINS IN THE U.S. AIR FORCE (1941-1975), MATERIAL ON RELIEF WORK FOR DISPLACED PERSONS, DIVISION OF RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES (CANRA'S NAME AFTER 1947), AND COMMISSION ON JEWISH CHAPLAINCY, ANNUAL REPORTS TO JEWISH WELFARE BOARD, MISC. MATERIALS DEALING WITH JEWISH CHAPLAINHOOD IN THE MILITARY.
Years1937-1980
Size58 boxes
ScopeNational Jewish Welfare Board, Papers of Aryeh Lev (Jewish chaplaincy records). Aryeh Lev was the director of the JWB's Commission on the Jewish Chaplaincy following WWII. This collection contains information on individual Jewish chaplains in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. A finding aid is available.

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