Chaplain Samuel W. Chomsky lights the traditional Hanukkah candles

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Description: Text on back of photograph: Over 300 servicemen and veteran patients of all faiths were the guests of the Beverly Hills B'nai B'rith Men's Lodge at a USO-Jewish Welfare Board Hanukkah dinner and show at Frank Sennes' Moulin Rouge, Hollywood, California, December 19, 1954. In this photograph, Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Samuel W. Chomsky, left, lights the traditional Hanukkah candles. Seated, left to right, Alvin Malinow, chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee of the Beverly Hills B'nai B'rith Men's Lodge and Julius M. Cohen, USO-JWB Area Director; standing, Albert Isenberg, president of the Beverly Hills B'nai B'rith Men's Lodge and the Werner twins of the Moulin Rouge show look on.

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Date: December 19, 1954

Medium: Black and white photograph

Repository: American Jewish Historical Society

Parent Collection: National Jewish Welfare Board Records (I-337)

Call Number: I-337.B14.F005.0331

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