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Saturday, August 8, 2009 - 5:35am

Ft. Benning Offers Jewish Services

Fort Benning in Savannah is offering more services for its Jewish troops. This is in response to the beating of Private Michael Handman last Fall—he was a Jewish soldier in basic training. The incident occurred days after he complained of religious discrimination in letters to his family, who alerted the Army. Ft. Benning has added a rabbi chaplain, training on religious diversity for drill sergeants, and kosher meals in the dining hall.