The Jewish Soldier in History

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Throughout history Jewish men and women have served proudly in their country's military. Sometimes their service was accepted begrudgingly; sometimes they were singled out for pejorative treatment, e.g. in the Russian Pale of Settlement, even though they were quite willing to do their part as responsible citizens.

Since those times of hardship, Jews have taken their place among the hall of heroes of the many branches of the military throughout the world.

Jews wore many uniforms. As the borders of countries changed from time to time, so did their uniforms... next  ►►

: Yankov Jelen, seated left, in Russian army uniform






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