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Yom Kippur services at Great Lakes, Illinois
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Description: Yom Kippur services at Great Lakes, Illinois

Note: Text on back of photograph: Yom Kippur services at Great Lakes, Ill. I think 1942 or 1943. Rabbi Julius Mark was chaplain. Services held in drill hall, now Catholic chapel.

Photographer: unknown

Medium: black and white photograph

Date: circa 1942

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Repository: American Jewish Historical Society

Parent Collection: National Jewish Welfare Board Records

Call Number: I-337

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Students: Yom Kippur a balance of challenges, traditions
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