Entries by Iryna Apple

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 […]

Must See Docuseries on Netflix: Medal of Honor

by Harrison Heller, Membership Coordinator On November 9, Netflix premiered its new docuseries entitled Medal of Honor. The series shares the stories of eight veterans who served from World War II to the Global War on Terror. For season one, Medal of Honor features the stories of: SGT. Sylvester Antolak (WW2), SSGT. Clint Romesha (Afghanistan), […]

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1

By Sabrina Fine, Communications Intern Crisis Hotline: Veteran Press 1 is a HBO documentary film in association with Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) that chronicles veteran crisis line counselors.   It gives insight to day and night conversations with veterans on the verge of suicide or having suicidal thoughts.   The only Veterans Crisis Line […]

Scottsdale Post 210 Had a Very Busy Veterans Day Weekend

By Steven Troy, Post 210 Adjunct Several members of Scottsdale Post 210 spent many hours on Friday November 9 and Sunday November 11, in front of 5 FRY’S  food stores collecting for Veterans organizations that they support, to include The Arizona State Veterans Home in Phoenix, Packages from Home, the National Cemetery in Phoenix and […]

Speaking at Allentown Jewish Day School

By Ben Kane, Programs Assistant Post Commander Sheila Berg of Lehigh Valley Post 239 is no stranger to the JWV and its community outreach programs. Sheila serves not just as a Project Maggid speaker, but also as JWV’s Chairwoman of the Women in the Military Committee and has previously served as an NEC for the […]

For Post 373 (Tampa, FL), Veteran’s Day Never Ends

By Larry Jasper, Post 373 Commander Congregation Beth Am (Tampa) hosted about 200 teens from around Florida for the annual Hatikva Kallah on Veteran’s Day weekend.  Post 373 was asked to present the colors as the youth group chose to honor veterans during the weekend. The following morning we were requested to present the colors […]

City Street Sign Dedicated to Local Jewish War Veteran

By Ron Markowitz & Marian Schwartz, Post 625 POUGHKEEPSIE N.Y. – A sign honoring Pvt. Herman Siegel was dedicated on the corner of Forbus and May Streets in the City of Poughkeepsie, signifying the culmination of several years of planning between Jewish War Veterans Post 625 and the City of Poughkeepsie.  Pvt. Siegel was the first […]