Re: (Philippines) Jewish Soldiers Buried Under a Cross Mistake Fixed after 75 Years

E Feinstein

There are other organizations in the world that are changing the monuments of Jewish soldiers that fell in battle.  Believe it or not the Volksbund or German War Graves commission has been active in doing just that.
Here is a link to an article about one such soldier.  The Berlin Football Club Hertha was honoring its football / soccer players that fell in the Great War 1914-1918 when their preliminary field research--before their delegation visited the cemetery in France, they found out that one of their Jewish players Georg Löwenthal, had been buried under a Latin cross instead of the Jewish monument and yes they had it changed!

In France, the Rabbi Emeritus of Bordeaux, Rabbi Claude Maman has been active in the same cause, researching Jewish soldiers buried under crosses and having them replaced by Jewish grave markers.

If anyone is interested in Jewish soldiers they can please contact me.

All the best

New Jersey

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