Entries by Iryna Apple

Sons Inspire Father

By Anna Selman, Programs and Public Relations Coordinator The story of Nathan and Bill Krissoff is an amazing story, but it is not the typical generational military story that you are likely to hear.   Nowadays, Jewish service members, like the rest of the United States, tend to serve in “generational military families” – that is […]

From Generation to Generation

By Lance Wang, National Editor A group of tired Infantry Second Lieutenants climbed onto the yellow school buses that were being used for transport them back and forth from their quarters to the field for training.   The year was 1994, and I was at my basic course at Fort Benning, Georgia.   I was a few […]

Supreme Act of Respect Is What Jewish Veterans Do

By Greg Lee, Department Commander of California Every day, people enquire, “what does JWV do?”  The answer varies because there are more than 300 local posts that represent the organization. One of our missions as Jews and Jewish War Veterans is to ensure that every single one of our service members receives a dignified and […]

JWV MA Participates in Rutstein Commemoration

By Barry Lischinsky, JWV Membership Chairman One of our biggest missions at JWV is to remind the Jewish community that Jews do serve in the U.S. Armed Forces and in so doing, we remind the world that Jews have served in the Armed Forces of many nations.  So, with the 100th anniversary of the Armistice […]

JWB Survey to Provide Insight Into Needs of Jews Who Serve

By Marla Cohen, JCC Association NEW YORK CITY – To better understand the needs of Jews in the United States military, Jewish Welfare Board (JWB) Jewish Chaplains Council is surveying those who serve or have served our country in uniform. The survey, which is being conducted in conjunction with other endorsers of Jewish chaplains, Aleph […]

June Brunch Features New Officers in Maryland

By Fred Shapiro, Post 567 Commander WASHINGTON – Located in Leisure World of Maryland, the Charles Krieger Jewish War Veterans Post 567 held its end of the season brunch June 10th featuring the election of new officers for the coming year 2018-2019. The Post is the only veterans organization located in a senior community of […]

Eagle Scout Awarded By JWV in Florida

By Scott Wilson, Post 639 JACKSONVILLE, Fl. – On Sunday July 15th, I was given the great honor and pleasure to present Eagle Scout Benjamin Chafetz a certificate of achievement and letter of congratulations on behalf of the National Commander Paul D. Warner PhD., and a Plaque and a gift card on behalf of the […]

Don’t Wait!

By Mark Weiss, Post 474 DETROIT – JWV Michigan is proud to say that we have a great Honor Guard.   Our members are out in our community serving those that gave so much to us when called upon.  We have a great relationship with our local military cemetery, Great Lakes National Cemetery, and our Commander, […]

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 […]