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February 21, 2019 4:28 pm

German Jewish Leader Calls for Country’s Military to Employ Rabbis

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German soldiers march in a military parade. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

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.

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