Entries by Iryna Apple

Army Reserve Ambassador Receives Public Service Award

By Richard Castelveter, U.S. Army Reserve Ambassador Coordinator BURLINGTON COUNTY, Nj. – U.S. Army Reserve Ambassador Myron J. Berman, Post 706, received the Public Service Commendation Medal from Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division, during a ceremony Aug. 3 on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The […]

Our Service Never Ends

Rabbi Aaron A. Rozovsky, Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life JACKSON, Mo. – When we serve as Soldiers, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, Airmen, and Sailors, we sacrifice a great deal.  We are away from our homes, communities, friends, and loved ones for extended periods of time.  We are in a calling that inherently places our lives […]

National Commander Barry Schneider’s Fall Update

Dear Friends, First let me say how honored and humble I am to serve as this year’s National Commander.  I will do my best to live up to your expectations.  Please feel free to contact me with any suggestions and/or questions at nationalcmdr@jwv.org. The High Holy Days are a time for reflection and new beginnings. […]

L’Shana Tova from President Donald Trump

By Sabrina Fine, Communications Intern Ahead of the Jewish New Year 5779 (2018), Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. participated in a phone call with President Donald Trump.  The President was introduced by his son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner. “It’s my honor to introduce in a few minutes the President.  As we enter the […]

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 […]

The Salcido Affair

  Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead In the Oval Office, from left, are Vice President Mike Pence, Jose Reyes, Vincent Quiñonez (Victor’s father, a Marine & Afghanistan vet), Victor Quiñonez, President Donald Trump, Karen Rodriquez (Victor’s mother), Sandi Reyes, Anthony Quiñonez (Victor’s younger brother), Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Ronald Green, and White […]

Post 1 conducts Megillah reading for Manhattan VA

  By Jerry Alperstein, Post 1 Commander Purim was celebrated at the Manhattan VA Medical Center [VAMC] on Purim morning, March 1, with the reading of the Purim Megillah, live Purim music by the MazelTones and hamentashen.  The event was organized by VAMC Jewish Chaplain Rabbi Andrew Scheer and was sponsored by Jewish War Veterans […]

Post 692 Remembers

  By LTC (ret) Sheldon Goldberg, Post 692 On 27 May, Post 692 held its third annual Memorial Day program at the American-Jewish Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the Bender Jewish Community Center in Rockville,Maryland. Approximately 50 friends and members of the local Jewish Community attended the program. Among the honored guests were Mr. […]