Veterans Day Shabbat Service – Friday November 11, 7:30pm
Join the prayer service & hear Lt. Steven Ballaban, CHC, USN (Ret), former Naval Academy Chaplain
Our guest speaker in honor of Veterans Day will be Lt. Steven Ballaban, CHC, USN (Ret). He has spent the better part of 4 decades connected with the Navy. He served most recently as the Chaplain assigned to the United States Naval Academy. Ordained in 1986, Rabbi Ballaban also has a Masters and PhD in philosophy and is a Board Certified Clinical Chaplain, earning a Clinical Concentration in PTSD. He has been published in the Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling and the Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion. A believer in the importance of the participation of Jews in the military, Rabbi Ballaban will share his experiences and observations with us in commemoration of Veterans Day.