Rabbi Reflects on His 'Very Historic Decision'

Brian Adeba
Published: Wednesday, 03/21/2007 12:00 am EDT

When I walked into the lobby of the Canadian War Museum last week Rabbi Chaim Mendelsohn was anxiously pacing the room–with good reason. Since he was installed as a Canadian Forces chaplain last week–the first Jewish orthodox chaplain in 60 years–the rabbi has been busy conducting media interviews.

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