This Day in Jewish History Highest-ranking WWII Jewish Chaplain Dies

Rabbi Judah Nadich persuaded Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower to improve the conditions of Jews displaced during the Holocaust.

On August 26, 2007, Judah Nadich, the Conservative rabbi who, as senior Jewish chaplain for U.S. forces in Europe during and immediately after World War II, took on the responsibility of advising Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower about the treatment of the survivors of Nazi concentration camps, died, at age 95.