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  |  June 15, 2019

    First Bearded Chaplain in Air Force

    Chabad Rabbi Elie Estrin is slated to make history this week when he becomes the first bearded chaplain in the U.S. Air Force. Full Story

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    Awesome news!
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    Awesome news!

    Go Elie!! And Chaya Rochel!!

    Yasher Koach Chaplain Estrin!
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    Yasher Koach Chaplain Estrin!

    Great news Rabbi Estrin! My husband Yeshaya, a musmach of YU, was an Air Force Chaplain on active duty in the mid-1970-s. When he left active service, he continued his military commitment in the Reserves as a Lubavitcher with a full beard. The military could not order him to remove his beard because the decision had not yet been decided. However, in 1983, he was ordered to remove his yalmulke! He therefore ended his military service. Now more than 4 decades later, a Lubavitcher with a full beard can now serve in the military. As a former military family, we… Read more »

    Hatzlacha
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    Hatzlacha

    so happy for u

    Former Saettlite
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    Former Saettlite

    The place keeps growing and changing , keep up the good work

    KIDUSH HASHEM
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    KIDUSH HASHEM

    KOL HAKAVOD!!!!

    Can't wait!
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    Can't wait!

    for YOA to stay over shabbos at the base!!!

    Thank you
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    Thank you

    Thank you for serving our country. May Hashem bless your family.

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