Jewish GIs in Iraq

(Newsweek) - T. Trent Gegax Bret Turpin of the Fourth Infantry Division observed Passover this year in Iraq. Pfc. Turpin opted for "No Pref" stamped on his dog tags rather than "Jewish," over concern about what would happen if he got captured. Pfc. Joe Kashnow, an Orthodox Jew from Baltimore, chooses not to wear his yarmulke in the region - the better to avoid hostility, he says.

2003-04-21 00:00:00

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