Entries by Iryna Apple

Sheila Berg

Member: Sheila Berg Post: Lehigh High Valley Post 239 Current Residence: Fogelsville, PA Military Service: February 1980-May 2014 Member Since Year: 2009 1.When and why did you serve in the military? I enlisted in the Air Force Reserves because I wanted to serve my country. I turned down a Commission to enlist as a Jet […]

The Private Care Push

By PNC Paul D. Warner, LL.M., Ph.D. In June 2016, The Commission on Care issued a 292-page document containing eighteen recommendations for the improvement of the operations of the Department of Veterans Affairs system. The one which has most interested the Administration appears to be the use of private doctors. Last year Congress passed a […]

Capitol Hill Action Day

By COL Herb Rosenbleeth, USA (Ret) National Executive Director JWV National Executive Committee (NEC) members “stormed the Hill” February 13th and 14th, and met with their Senators and Representatives to discuss our key legislative issues. Led by National Commander Dr. Barry J. Schneider, our leadership walked the halls of Congress wearing their JWV caps and […]

The JWV and the Right to Serve

By Harvey Weiner, JWV National Judge Advocate Jews, as a community, have always been willing to fight for this country, even prior to its official beginning. Over 360 years ago, when those first 23 Jews came in 1654 from Recife, Brazil, to settle in New Amsterdam, now known as New York City, they were not […]

JWV Strongly Condemns Representative Mo Brooks’ Comments and Actions on the House Floor

The Jewish War Veterans of the USA (JWV) strongly condemns the comments and hate-filled language espoused by Alabama 5th District Representative Mo Brooks. On March 25th, 2019, Representative Brooks quoted Adolf Hitler to describe the attacks that President Trump faced from “socialist Democrats and their fake news media allies”. He then proceeded to continue with […]

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 […]