“The Jewish Experience of WWI” and NAJEX AGM

On Sunday 8 September, 2019, the NSW Association of Jewish Service & Ex-Service Men & Women will hold its Annual General Meeting at the Sydney Jewish Museum.

Refreshments will be offered from 10.15am, with the meeting commencing at 10.30am and concluding at 11am.

From 11am, Peter Allen will deliver a talk on the Jewish experience of World War I and the Centenary of Anzac. Peter will explore some of the myths and stories of Jews in WWI, including thousands of Iron Crosses and the 1700 Australian Jewish diggers – of whom almost 200 died on service.

To RSVP, email najexsyd@gmail.com or call 0419 471 595.

Poster from WW1

Image: WWI British Army recruitment poster, in Yiddish (“Britain expects every son of Israel to do his duty”)