A man laying flowers at the grave of a member of the Jewish Legion who died during World War I, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, October 10, 2018. Olivier Fitoussi

A Century Later, the Jewish Legion’s Fallen Finally Reap Their Glory

The legionnaires, who fought with the British during World War I, were the first Jewish fighting force in the modern era to use Jewish symbols

Pvt. Robert (Pinkus) Marks, son of Aaron and Paula from London, died in battle fighting with the British Army in the Holy Land in August 1918. He was 23. A few months earlier, Marks had witnessed Gen. Edmund...

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