New Museum Tells a Story of the Bravery of Jewish Soldiers

A museum opened in Israel that highlights Jews who fought in World War II.

Jewish Soldiers

Around 1.5 million Jewish soldiers served in World War II. Of those who served, approximately 250,000 lost their lives.

New Museum

To ensure that their bravery and sacrifice are not forgotten, a new museum has been opened. The museum houses artifacts, equipment, and stories that keep the memory of Jewish service in World War II alive for new generations. The museum also houses objects and materials documenting other military conflicts that have shaped Israel's history.

Museum Location

The museum is located in Latrun which is halfway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

Related Articles

More From Heritage

Cartoon-style drawing of tree seedlings smiling and celebrating Tu BeShvat (the Jewish New Year of the Trees).

Little Trees

Tu BeShvat (the Jewish New Year of the Trees) begins in the evening of Wednesday 24th Jan, 2024…
Little Trees

A Jewish Grave

There are various Jewish traditions regarding how to deal with death.
A Jewish Grave

Mensch on Wheels

Bubbe has an app for you! She's 84 and she's taking the tech world by storm.
Mensch on Wheels

New Florida License Plate

Florida has approved a new license plate – Florida Stands With Israel.
New Florida License Plate

The Tightrope Walker

Lessons of life can be learned even in the worst of circumstances.
The Tightrope Walker

Mama and the Four Legged Chicken

My mother's parents came from small shtetles in the vicinity of Grudno and kuvno in czarist…
Mama and the Four Legged Chicken

Sarah Halimi

The Court of Appeal in Paris, France just excused the criminal trial of Kobili Traore, accused…
Sarah Halimi

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a United States Supreme Court Justice, died on Sept 18, 2020 at the age of…
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Publish the Menu module to "offcanvas" position. Here you can publish other modules as well.
Learn More.


donation