Entries by Iryna Apple

JWV Demands the Removal of Representative Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee

The Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. (JWV) strongly condemns the anti-Semitic comments, tweets and hate-filled language espoused by Minnesota 5th District Representative Ilhan Omar. We’re angered by the attacks on Jewish elected leaders and organizations, and find that her comments are completely unacceptable for any person assigned to any committee, but most especially the […]

JWV Statement on Rep. Omar’s Remarks

The Jewish War Veterans of the USA (JWV) is saddened by the comments recently made by Representative Ilhan Omar.  Her viciously anti-Israel statements amount to nothing less than anti-Semitism. Further, JWV totally opposes having Rep. Omar on the House Foreign Relations Committee.  JWV demands she be immediately removed from such a vital committee.  Her disruptive […]

Adam Goldberg

Post/Command: Post 158 Old Dominion of Tidewater (effectively Southeast Virginia) Current Residence: Norfolk, VA Military Service dates: 1999-2019 (from 1995-1999 I was enlisted in the reserves while attending college) Member since year:  Oh, around about 2006’ish tried to work with the post in Jacksonville Florida, but nothing ever came of it. When and why did […]

JWV Cub Scout Pack 210 Chartered

By Stephen Troy, Post 210-AZ December 2, 2018 was a very special day for the Jewish Community in Phoenix as the first Shomer Shabbat / Kosher Cub Scout Family Pack in the nation was chartered. A Family Pack is a new concept in scouting where both boys and girls are in the same pack and […]

Passing of President George H. W. Bush

The Jewish War Veterans of the USA (JWV), mourns the passing of President George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States. While serving as a Naval aviator during World War II, President Bush earned multiple awards including the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal, and the Presidential (Distinguished) Unit Citation. Following his military […]

JWV is deeply saddened by the passing of U.S. Senator John S. McCain III

The Jewish War Veterans of the USA is deeply saddened by the passing of U.S. Senator John S. McCain III.  Senator McCain, the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, was a strong supporter of our nation’s military personnel and of our veterans. National Commander Dr. Barry S. Schneider said, “Senator McCain will be sorely […]

JWV congratulates Robert Wilkie on his confirmation as VA Secretary

The Jewish War Veterans of the USA is extremely pleased with the Senate’s quick, bipartisan confirmation of Robert Wilkie to be the 10th Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. As acting secretary, Robert Wilkie and his staff have reached out to veteran service organizations and have worked to provide needed support.  He was a […]