Mickey Marcus Memorial Service - Sunday, April 17, 2016
The 50th annual Mickey Marcus ceremony will take place on April 17th at the Jewish Chapel at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL PROGRAM COMMEMORATING COLONEL DAVID ‘MICKEY’ MARCUS AMONG THE 41 U.S. AND CANADIAN VOLUNTEERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN ISRAEL’S WAR OF INDEPENDENCE (1947-1949).
10-10:50 - Coffee hour in the Chapel Social Hall
11:00-12:15 - Memorial Service in the USMA Jewish Chapel led by Chaplains and choir Jewish War Veterans-Rockland/Orange District presenting the Colors. CH (MAJ) Henry Soussan (USMA) and guest rabbis officiating.
Musical renditions by the West Point Jewish Chapel Cadet Choir, SAR High School Choir and Shapiro Family Choir.
Tribute to the Czechoslovak People; Recalling their Support During Israel’s War of Independence
Message from the State of Israel: Ambassador Ido Aharoni
Consul General of the Czech Republic: Hon. Martin Dvořák
Consul General of the Slovak Republic: Hon. Jana Trnovcova
12:45-1:15 - USMA Military Cemetery. Honoring Col. David ‘Mickey’ Marcus among the fallen volunteers in Israel’s War of Independence.
Mourners Kaddish and wreath-laying ceremony at the graveside. Firing Salute and Taps by the USMA Honor Guard.
PLEASE BRING FAMILY AND FRIENDS