Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America

Council Awards

I.T. Rockman Award

This award is to be given to a County Council, which is recognized as having done the most for hospitalized veterans during the year.

To be eligible, a Commander or appropriate committee of any echelon should submit a statement as described in Award#1 – Feureisen Award. The entry should also contain the same information as itemized in #1 - Feureisen Award.


Outstanding Record of Service to State Soldier Homes/Veteran Memorial Homes

Awarded to the Council which has the most outstanding accomplishments and achievements in servicing State Soldier Homes or State Veteran Memorial Homes.

To be eligible, the Council Commander or Committee Chair should describe in full detail the program. The statement should include:

  • Council Commander’s and Council Hospital chairperson’s names;
  • Annual overall number of patients serviced;
  • Description of programs (i.e. bingo, movies, or other events);
  • Newspaper publicity, direct mail and other evidence of program.Number of Council members and volunteers involved in administering programs;

National Commanders Award

This plaque is to be given to a Council for having performed outstanding service in any specific endeavor above and beyond the ordinary.


Outstanding Council Website Award

This award shall be presented to the council with the most outstanding website. All councils are eligible for this award and must submit their web address to JWV National Headquarters to be linked to the National website. No binder submission is required to be eligible for this award. Judging will take place in the weeks prior to the National Convention. The winner will be chosen by the IT Committee based on the following criteria: