German Jewish Leader Calls for Country’s Military to Employ Rabbis
The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany is calling the country’s military to employ rabbis, Deutsche Welle reported.
The report quoted a column Josef Schuster penned for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper.
He wrote, “Seventy years after the end of World War II, it’s time to again establish a Jewish military chaplaincy in the Bundeswehr and to build on an old tradition.”
According to Deutsche Welle, around 300 Jewish soldiers currently serve in the German armed forces.