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Lt.-jg. Jeremy Kirsch (US Navy) lights the Shabbat candles aboard the USS WASP. The Sixth Fleet's rabbi, Cmdr. Jonathan Panitz, and
SSgt. Christopher Burton (USMC) are also pictured.

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Are you, or do you know, a family member of Mark Gross, an infantry medic who was killed in Vietnam in 1970? If so, we would like to hear from you! Please click here for more information.

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Our sister site, JewishMarines.com, has begun a campaign to help Pfc. Leonard Kravitz, a
Jewish soldier who was killed in action in Korea after saving his platoon,
get the Medal of Honor. If you want to read about Pfc. Kravitz's heroism and
help him get the Medal of Honor, click here!


This site has three main purposes:

1. To educate the Jewish community about the important contributions that Jewish men and women have made in the U.S. Navy and to provide them with information about Jewish sailors.

2. To combat misinformation put forth by anti-Semites on the World Wide Web, who claim that American Jews have not served their country loyally.

3. To show that American Jews do, indeed, constitute an integral part of the U.S. Navy.


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Profiles of Jewish Sailors who have received medals for gallantry or who have served in special units or jobs. Also includes distinguished war veterans.

Famous Jewish Sailors : Find out about Jewish Sailors who became national celebrities.

Online War Memorial : A list of Jewish Sailors who were killed in wars or campaigns throughout American history. It includes: name, rank, hometown, DOB, age at death, date of death, and the war or campaign in which he was killed.

Articles about Jewish Sailors and the issues concerning them.

Did You Know? : Little known facts concerning Jewish Sailors.

Links : Various Navy- and Jewish-oriented links on the World Wide Web.

Our Guestbook : Check out what others have said about our site and add your own comments.

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*From the creators of JewishMarines.com and GIJew.com. Please note: we are constantly updating this site. Our goal is to make JewishSailors.com a comprehensive source of information about Jewish Sailors, just as JewishMarines.com and GIJew.com are now complete resources for anything relating to Jewish Marines and GIs. Any information listed on the site does not necessarily reflect the opinions or personal knowledge of JewishSailors.com.