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US Army and Navy chaplains perform Passover Seder

Film | Accession Number: 2005.486.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4376 | Film ID: 2798

Members of the US Army and Navy celebrate Passover, perhaps in Hawaii (the originating unit is the 7th Hawaii). A woman identified in the NARA storycard as Mrs. Linczer lights candles. An Army and a Navy chaplain stand beside her. An overhead shot shows two sailors reading the Haggadah. More shots of the ceremony and of the wall behind the participants, on which is written, "Passover Greetings." Mrs. Linczer and a man identified as Mr. Jacobs of the Jewish Welfare Board join several officers and the chaplain in singing Kaddish. A panning shot of the crowded hall, with sailors and soldiers sitting at long tables. Close-up shot of various people, some civilians (including a little girl and her father) eating. At the head table, the Army chaplain gives the microphone to Mr. Jacobs and the camera pans to men identifed as Colonel Whitely, Chaplain Sliney, W.O.H. Elliot, Chaplain Lutherman, and M. Schnurev, as each man is introduced. Shots of people eating, including an older man in a yarmulke. Close-up shots of men from the head table performing the ceremony.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:06:35
Event Date
1944 April 07
Locale
Hawaii, United States
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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