Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America

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JWV Supports Our Commissaries

JWV Urges the Immediate Appointment of the Envoy for the Office to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism

JWV Welcomes Greater Accountability for VA Employees

JWV Applauds the VA’s Decision to Overhaul Their Healthcare Records System

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2017

Category: Veterans Affairs

JWV Supports Our Commissaries

JWV Welcomes Greater Accountability for VA Employees

JWV Applauds the VA’s Decision to Overhaul Their Healthcare Records System

JWV Supports Modernizing Veterans’ Benefits

Long Beach VA Renamed for Medal of Honor Recipient, JWV Life Member Tibor Rubin

Lejeune Veterans Service-Related Claims to be Approved Faster

JWV joins with IAVA to support women veterans

JWV Supports the Expansion of Mental Health Care to Veterans with OTH Discharges

Category: National News

Category: JWV News

Category: Jewish Issues

JWV Urges the Immediate Appointment of the Envoy for the Office to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism

Join JWV in the Fight Against Anti-Semitism

Desecration of Jewish Cemeteries and Bomb Threats

JWV Appalled by Planned Neo-Nazi March

Category: Foreign Policy

Category: International News

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2016

Category: Veterans Affairs

Long Beach Veterans Medical Center Renamed In Honor of Tibor Rubin

Soldiers Should Not Be Punished for Government Oversight

Jewish War Veterans Condemns Remarks of Donald Trump

Jewish War Veterans Opposes Elimination of Veterans Preference

"Disneyland has nothing to do with healthcare"

Category: National News

Category: JWV News

COL Carl A. Singer Elected National Commander

Passing of PNC Bob Zweiman

Category: Jewish Issues

JWV Denounces Lack of U.S. Veto on anti-Israel Resolution

Category: Foreign Policy

Category: International News

JWV Condemns UNESCO World Heritage Committee Panel’s Resolution on Jerusalem

Jewish War Veterans Appalled by Tel Aviv Shooting 

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2015

Category: Veterans Affairs

The White House Press Release: President Obama to Award the Medal of Honor

Category: National News

JWV Congratulates First Female Rangers

Category: JWV News

Jerome (Jerry) Blum Elected as New National Commander

Jewish War Veterans Foundation to Hold Gala Celebrating Medal of Honor Recipients

Category: Jewish Issues

JWV Supports the People of Israel

Category: Foreign Policy

Category: International News

Continued Sanctions Against Iran

Homeland Security & Paris Terror Attacks

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2014

Category: Veterans Affairs

JWV Commends the Passage of VA Reform Bill

JWV Calls for the Passage of S.2450

Time for Change at the VA

JWV Commends the Obama Administration for Launching New Online Veterans Employment Center

JWV Demands that VA be Held Accountable for Deaths of 40 Veterans Who Died Waiting for Appointments

National Commander Pickard’s Full Testimony Before the Committees on Veterans Affairs

JWV Applauds Congressional Effort to Restore COLA Benefits

Category: National News

JWV Demands Immediate Passage of the Military Justice Improvement Act

Jewish War Veterans of the USA Commends Decision to Keep American Troops out of Iraq

Category: JWV News

Colonel Maxwell Spencer Colón Elected National Commander

National Commander Dr. Robert Pickard Testifies Before Congress

Category: Jewish Issues

Category: Foreign Policy

JWV Urges the Obama Administration to Keep Troops Out of Iraq

Category: International News

JWV Condemns Terror Attack in Jerusalem

Expression of Our Concern

JWV Condemns President Karzai's Decision to Free Suspected Taliban Prisoners

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2013

Category: Veterans Affairs

JWV Joins with American Legion to Call for a Review of VA's Performance Appraisal System

Category: National News

Military and Veterans Groups Unite to Call for End to Government Shutdown

Jewish War Veterans Condemns the Lapse in VBA Funds Due to the Federal Government Shutdown

Jewish War Veterans is Outraged Over Halt in Death Benefits

JWV Demands the Protection of Commissary Benefits During Government Shutdown

JWV Mourns the Death of Our Member Senator Frank Lautenberg

Jewish War Veterans Calls for Coordinated Control Over Sexual Abuse in the Military

Category: JWV News

Dr. Robert Pickard Elected National Commander of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA

National Commander Sheldon Ohren Testifies before Senate and House Committees on Veterans' Affairs

Category: Jewish Issues

Category: Foreign Policy

Jewish War Veterans of the USA Opposes Putting Troops on the Ground in Syria

JWV Acknowledges President Karzai’s Demand to Expel US Troops from Afghan Province

Category: International News

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2012

Category: Veterans Affairs

JWV Calls for Increased Research on Link between Concussions and Brain Damage

JWV Applauds VA Decision to Increase Mental Health Practitioners

Category: National News

In Wake of Hurricane Sandy, Jewish War Veterans Calls for the Return of National Guard Troops from

Category: JWV News

Second Annual National Service Honoring the Jewish Fallen Heroes of Iraq and Afghanistan

National Commander Allen Falk Testifies Before Joint House and Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Category: Jewish Issues

Category: Foreign Policy

Jewish War Veterans of the USA Calls for Preparations for Action Against Iran

Category: International News

Jewish War Veterans of the USA Supports Israel's Right to Defend Its Population against Attack

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2011

Category: Veterans Affairs

JWV Opposes Cuts to Military Retirement Benefits

The JWV Demands That Contaminated Wipes Be Immediately Removed from VA Hospitals

JWV Protests Possible Rise in Health Care Fees for Military Retirees

JWV Decries Heckling of Iraq War Veteran at Columbia University

JWV Protests Proposed Spending Cuts

Category: National News

JWV Calls for Continued Investigation into Mortuary Issues at Dover Air Force Base Mortuary

JWV Calls for Major General Peter Fuller's Immediate Return to Military Service

JWV Supports Legislation to Empower National Guard

JWV Condemns Recent Remarks by Alabama Governor

Category: JWV News

Jewish War Veterans of the USA Elects Allen Falk as National Commander

First Annual National Service Honoring the Jewish Fallen Heroes of Iraq and Afghanistan held

Category: Jewish Issues

Category: Foreign Policy

JWV Urges Withdrawal from Libya if Lockerbie Terrorist not Extradited

JWV Demands that the US Recognize Jerusalem as Israeli Capital, Move Embassy

JWV Opposes Unilateral Involvement by the United States in Foreign Disputes

JWV Urges Withdrawal of Troops from the Turbulent Middle East

Category: International News

JWV Congratulates U.S. Military for the Elimination of bin Laden

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2010

Category: Veterans Affairs

JWV National Executive Director Herb Rosenbleeth Elected President of The Military Coalition

JWV Commends VA for Prompt Action to Ensure and Protect Survivors' Benefits

The JWV Decries Verdict in Stolen Valor Case

JWV Calls on Congress to Correct Guard and Reserve Retirement Credit System

JWV Supports Required Improvement of VA Benefits Claims Approval System

Category: National News

JWV Strongly Opposes Letter for Clemency for Jonathan Pollard

JWV Protests Punishment for Soldiers Not Attending Christian Concert

NO ISLAMIC COMMUNITY CENTER AT GROUND ZERO

Category: JWV News

JWV Proudly Announces Its 25th Allied Veteran Mission to Israel

JWV's 2010 Mission to Israel and 25th Allied Veterans Mission to Feature Special Opportunity

Congressman Tim Walz Recipient of the JWV Medal of Merit

Category: Jewish Issues

JWV Urges Passage of H.R. 5371, the William Shemin Jewish World War l Veterans Act

Category: Foreign Policy

JWV Strongly Opposes Proposed Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

JWV Does Not Consider Armenian Murders Non-Genocide

The Jewish War Veterans Supports the House Armenian Genocide Resolution

JWV Protests NATO Policy; Demands Discharge against Captain Roger Hill be Expunged

Category: International News

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2009

Category: Veterans Affairs

JWV Demands Improvement in Treating Returning Troops and Preventing Military Suicides

JWV Applauds Signing of the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act

Veterans Win One

JWV a Leader in Allowing Jewish Gold Star Families to Participate in National Weekend of Remembrance

JWV Demands Better Health Care for Veterans

JWV Demands Investigation into Move of Texas VA Brain Laboratory

JWV Attends Veterans Roundtable with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi

JWV Demands That the Military Do More to Combat Stress among Deployed Troops

JWV Alarmed over Results Confirming Veterans' Infections for HIV and Hepatitis

JWV Commends VA and DoD for Undertaking Shared Electronic Medical Records

JWV National Commander Novoselsky Demands Accountability for Putting Patients at Risk

Work of JWV Results in Rescinding of Wrong-Headed Plan to Charge Wounded Heroes for Treatment

JWV Supports Changes to USERRA and SAJA

JWV Supports Suits against Manufacturers of Agent Orange

JWV Call for Passage of the Newly Introduced VA Funding Legislation

JWV Applauds Inclusion of Benefits for Filipino Veterans in Stimulus Bill

Category: National News

JWV Demands Punishment for All Who Spy against the United States

JWV Applauds Signing of National Service Act for Which JWV Has Long Advocated

Department of Homeland Security Should Not Have Singled Out Returning Soldiers as Potential Threats

Anti-Semitic Oliphant Cartoon is an Offense to Holocaust Victims

Category: JWV News

Category: Jewish Issues

Category: Foreign Policy

JWV Continues to Demand Transparency in Troop Deployments to Afghanistan

JWV Reiterates Support for Defensive Shield in the Middle East

JWV Condemns Taliban Use of Human Shields in Afghanistan

The Taliban Must Be Stopped from Acquiring Pakistani Nuclear Weapons

JWV Demands Strength in Dealing with Iran

JWV Demands Transparency in Troop Deployment to Afghanistan

Category: International News

JWV Condemns Attack against Synagogue in Venezuela

JWV Supports Israeli Strikes Against Hamas Terrorists

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2008

Category: Veterans Affairs

JWV Commends Report on Gulf War Illness

JWV Welcomes Nomination of General Eric Shinseki to Be Secretary of Veterans Affairs

JWV Urges Changes in Military Appeals Process

JWV Supports Airline Decision to Rescind Baggage Charges for Service People

JWV Condemns Faulty Wiring by Our Contractor in Iraq

JWV Applauds Signing of New GI Bill

Support for Filipino Veterans

Category: National News

Category: JWV News

National Museum of American Jewish Military History Celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month

JWV Condemns Alleged Spy

Category: Jewish Issues

Category: Foreign Policy

JWV Proposes New Oil Resources

JWV Opposes Sale of Hi-Tech Arms to Saudi Arabia as an Abomination

Category: International News

JWV Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Mumbai and Joins in Mourning the Victims

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2007

Category: Veterans Affairs

National Commander Schulman Attends Swearing In

JWV Demands that the Associated Press Correct Misinformation in Dealing with Flag-Folding Ceremonies

JWV SAYS INSURANCE INDUSTRY BAILOUT IS UNFAIR TO VETERANS

JWV Condemns Cold War Use of Sailors As Guinea Pigs

JWV Welcomes Reports of Treatment of Tomorrows Veterans

NMAJMH Is Honored to Include Professor Liviu Librescu on Its Yahrzeit Memorial

JWV Commends VA Secretary Nicholsons Task Force on Returning Global War on Terror Heroes

JWV Urges Support for Bill to Recognize "Monuments Men"

JWV Supports Native American Veterans Cemetery Act

Category: National News

JWV Calls for Utmost Cooperation Among US Intelligence Agencies

JWV Deplores Lack of Equipment for National Guard Units

Category: JWV News

Lawrence Schulman Elected National Commander of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA

Robert M. Zweiman Elected President of the National Museum of American Jewish Military History

Committee Report - JWV Persian Gulf/ Global War on Terrorism

JWV Increases Outreach to Persian Gulf and Global War on Terrorism

JWV Announces New Program to Show Support for the IDF

September 11th

JWV Demands the Removal or Redeployment of Troops Currently Stationed in South Korea

JWV Welcomes Reports of Treatment of Tomorrows Veterans

Senator Daniel Akaka of Hawaii Named JWVs 2007 Legislator of the Year

Category: Jewish Issues

JWV Repeats Demands to Discipline Officers

JWV Condemns Collegiate Anti-Israel;Anti-Semitic Hatred

JWV National Commander Rosenshein in Jerusalem Refutes News Accounts of Rioting at the Temple Mount

Category: Foreign Policy

Saudi Arabia Partners with Al Quaeda in Economic Destabilization

Category: International News

Letter to Senator Feinstein and Senator Boxer

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2006

Category: Veterans Affairs

National Commander Norman Rosenshein to Testify before Congress

JWV Deplores Potential Budget Cut for Treatment of War-Related Brain Injuries

JWV Supports Boxer-Snowe Amendment to Expand POW Eligibility

JWV Condemns Military Pay System That Causes Appalling Debt for Wounded Soldiers

JWV Strongly Supports Military Retirees Healthcare Protection Act

Insanity Is Not Limited to the Asylum

Category: National News

JWV Opposes a Criminal or Civil Claim against Defense Secretary Rumsfeld and Others.

Call Up of Marine Reserves Indicative of Problems in Composition of All-Volunteer Military

JWV Supports Tax Relief for Activated National Guard and Reserve Troops

JWV Deplores Proposed Cut in National Guard Strength

Category: JWV News

JWV National Commander Rosenshein is Briefed by Army Leaders

Israel is losing the CNN vote

Senator Patty Murray of Washington Named Recipient of JWVs 2006 Medal of Merit

Category: Jewish Issues

JWV Demands Investigation of "Christian Embassys" Influence in the Pentagon

JWV Commends Toys for Tots Program

JWV Commends US Senate for Protecting Service Members Religious Freedom

JWV Litigates Mt. Soledad Memorial

JWV Files Complaint to Remove Mt. Soledad Cross from Federally-owned Property

JWV Condemns Efforts to Protect Mt. Soledad Cross

House of Representatives Continues Constitutional Heresy of the House Armed Services Committee

JWV Condemns the Constitutional Heresy of the House Armed Services Committee

JWV Condemns Revised Interim Guidelines on Exercise of Religion in the Air Force

Category: Foreign Policy

JWV Supports Israel in Struggle against the Terrorists of Hezbollah

JWV Supports Venezuela Arms Embargo and Demands the Elimination of Military Purchases from Spain

Category: International News

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2005

Category: Veterans Affairs

JWV Strongly Condemns Major Shortfall in VA Health Care Funding

JWV Strongly Supports Legislation to Assure Mandatory Funding for Veterans Health Care

JWV Denounces Administration Budget for Veterans' Health Needs

Change in Legislative Process Another Nail in the Coffin for Veterans Health Benefits

JWV Condemns the Removal of Congressman Chris Smith from the Chairmanship of the House Veterans

Category: National News

Emergency Relief Fund Applications

JWV Condemns Proposed Spending Cuts

President Bush Recognizes Contributions of All Americans to Victory in WWII

JWV Supports the Proposed "Welcome Home GI Bill"

Tear It Down, Mr. Bush

JWV Supports Proposed Pentagon Rules to End Abusive Sales Practices on Bases

Category: JWV News

JWV Congratulates Tibor Rubin on Receiving the Medal of Honor

JWV Celebrates 110th Annual National Convention in San Diego, California

Category: Jewish Issues

Letter to the Superintendent of the Air Force Academy

JWV Condemns Anti-Semitism and Urges Training in Cultural Diversity at Military Academies

Category: Foreign Policy

JWV Denounces Germany's Malevolent Self-Interest in the Release of Hizballah Terrorist

IRAN SAYS...

Category: International News

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2004

Category: Veterans Affairs

YOU CAN FORCE MANDATORY FUNDING ENACTMENT

JWV Demands Better Treatment for Homeless Veterans

JWV Demands Proper and Prompt Payment for Our Soldiers

Has Your Voice Been Heard?

JWV Honors the Memory of Major Irwin S. Lerner at His Burial

Category: National News

JWV Praises Departing Secretary Tony Principi

JWV Supports Reorganization of U.S. Intelligence Services

Category: JWV News

JWV 2004 National Convention

Reconnaissance and Recollection Military and Civilian Photographs from World War II

The Law of the Sea Treaty Must Be Rejected

Jewish War Veterans of the USA to Honor Congressman Bob Filner (D-CA) at Its Annual Congressional

Jewish War Veterans to Hold Memorial Service at Arlington National Cemetery for British Zionist War

Category: Jewish Issues

JWV Condemns Anti-Semitic Remarks by Senior Saudi Officials

JWV Demands Justice for Jewish Soldiers

JWV Calls for Decency in Marketing

Category: Foreign Policy

JWV Condemns Decision of the International Court of Justice Regarding the Israeli Security Barrier

JWV Supports President Bush's Vision for Democracy

Without American Troop Immunity, JWV Demands U.S. Withdraw Immediately From All UN Forces

When is a monument not a monument?

Show Trials Will Not Solve the Iraq Questions

JWV Says ;A Terrorist is a Terrorist;, and Those Who Defend Arafat Are No Better

JWV: SAUDI ARABIA IS NO ALLY!

Category: International News

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2003

Category: Veterans Affairs

JWV Opposes the VA's Preemptive Strike in Hospital Closures

JWV Opposes Cuts in Pay for Those Currently Deployed Overseas

Jewish War Veterans of the USA Presents Its Medal of Merit to Congresswoman Shelley Berkley

VA Cutbacks ; A Step in the Wrong Direction

Category: National News

THE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA DISASTER

Category: JWV News

JWV Salutes Time Magazine's Designation of The American Soldier As Its Person of the Year

MILITARY MUSEUM TO OPEN EXHIBIT ON A MOTHER'S GRIEF

JWV to Sponsor 18th Annual Allied Veterans Mission to Israel

JWV to Hold Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery to Commemorate the Centennial of British Zion

Category: Jewish Issues

JWV National Commander Condemns Remarks of Congressman Moran

Category: Foreign Policy

JWV Urges Equal Response to Civilian Brutality Guerilla Tactics

JWV Supports Aid for Military Service People and Their Families

JWV Demands Good Faith from UN Nations on Issue of Iraqi Debt

JWV Supports Loans for Iraqi Reconstruction Preconditioned on Past Debt Forgiveness

Terrorist Organizations Must Be Eliminated

Letter to the Editor

The JWV Opposes U.S. Support of Palestinian Position on Security Fence

The Jewish War Veterans Calls for Re-Evaluation of American Force Deployment

STATEMENT OF THE NATIONAL COMMANDER REGARDING ACTIONS BY SYRIA WITH REGARD TO DEPOSED IRAQI LEADERS

JWV SUPPORTS OUR TROOPS AND PRESIDENT IN THE WAR AGAINST IRAQ

JWV Supports Tax-Exempt Status for U.S. Troops in Israel

JWV ENDORSES PROPOSED CHANGE OF TROOP STRUCTURE

JWV CONDEMNS BELGIAN SUPREME COURT RULING

JWV SUPPORTS TRANSFER OF U.S. TROOPS FROM SAUDI ARABIA

SAUDI ARABIA SHOULD BE CITED FOR INTOLERANCE

Category: International News

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2002

Category: Veterans Affairs

Rep. Bilirakis to receive JWV Medal of Merit for Work on Behalf of Veterans

Category: National News

JWV Applauds President's Call for Increased US Volunteerism

Category: JWV News

Category: Jewish Issues

JWV Asks Jewish Community to Follow-Up Rally with Pro-Israel Emails, Letters and Phone Calls

Category: Foreign Policy

JWV Condemns Hanoi Jane Fonda's Visit to the Middle East

JWV says-Delay the Road Map

Iraq and Iran-Two of a kind!

Ceremony to Honor German War Dead in Israel?

THE UNITED STATES HAS THE AUTHORITY TO DESTROY TERRORIST PRODUCTION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION A

JWV Supports Pre-Emptive Strikes against Iraq while opposing deployment of American Forces

Latest Homicide Bombing Underscores PA Barbarism

Kofi Annan Adds a New Dimension to the Word Quisling

JWV Calls for Action by French Government to Protect French Jewish Community

JWV Says President Should Stick With A Terrorist is a Approach, With Arafat's Name at Top of List

JWV Rejects the Hypocrisy;of Those who Ignore the Kidnapping of Reporter and Taking of Hostages

JWV Condemns European Hypocrisy

JWV Calls for US to Return Prisoners to Afghanistan after Interrogation

JWV APPLAUDS DEPT. OF DEFENSE REVERSAL OF POLICY FOR SERVICEWOMEN STATIONED IN SAUDI ARABIA

JWV ENDORSES CONGRESSIONAL CALL FOR U.S. TO BREAK OFF RELATIONS WITH ARAFAT ; PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY

Category: International News

 

The Following are Press Releases for the Year: 2001

Category: Veterans Affairs

Jewish War Veterans Applaud House Vote on Increased GI Benefits

Category: National News

JWV SUPPORTS CALL FOR NEW CIVIL DEFENSE ; PUBLIC SERVICE EFFORTS

JWV CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACKS ON AMERICA

Category: JWV News

JWV Opposes Current Contractors for WWII Memorial in Washington

Category: Jewish Issues

Category: Foreign Policy

The Termination of Salah Shehadah Confirms the Correctness of President Bush Policy of Preemptive El

JWV Supports American Immunity Demand

US Treasury Dept. Agency Aiding Iranian Finances

JWV CONDEMNS BELGIAN HYPOCRISY

JWV CONDEMNS US-EGYPTIAN ARMS PROPOSAL

OPEC HAS DECLARED ECONOMIC WAR ON AMERICA

JWV Hails US Military Action against Taliban and Terrorists

JWV Leaders Hear PM Sharon Speak in Wake of Attack

JWV CONDEMNS SAUDIS, CALLS FOR US TROOP WITHDRAWAL

JWV CONDEMNS PREMEDITATED SUICIDE BOMBING IN JERUSALEM

JWV CONDEMNS TALIBAN FOR REQUIRING OTHER RELIGIOUS GROUPS TO WEAR YELLOW BADGES

JWV Welcomes Return of US Surveillance Crew; Calls Again for Cancellation of

JWV CALLS ON CONGRESS TO STRONGLY RESPOND TO CHINESE

JWV Supports the Fight against Terrorism

JWV Questions Powell's Understanding of Road Map

Category: International News