2020 Virtual Convention Highlights

Attorney Amy Van Fossen spoke about VA Benefits during the Second Business Session of our 125th National Convention.  If you are interested in seeing her slide presentation or her contact information

Awards Winners

1. Feureisen-I. T. Rockman Award – Dr. Harvey Bloom Post 256 (TALO)

2. Ben Kaufman Award  – Dr. Harvey Bloom Post 256 (TALO)

3. Wolfson Award  –  Dr. Harvey Bloom Post 256 (TALO)

4. National Commander’s Award – Manhattan-Cooper-LTC Epstein-Florence Greenwald Post 1

5. Judge Lawrence Gubow Memorial Award  – PNC Ira Novoselsky (MA)

6. Joseph Demiany Memorial Award  – Department of Massachusetts

7. Post-9/11 Veteran Support Award  – Manhattan-Cooper-LTC Epstein-Florence Greenwald Post 1

8. Recruiter of the Year Award  – PNC Maxwell Colon (CA) & Honorable Mention for Rabbi  Ari Montana (CA)

9. Edward D. Blatt Award  –  Furer-Barag-Wolf Post 126 (NJ)

10. Brenner – Jaffee Memorial Awards

a. Best Monthly Publication  –  Dr. Harvey Bloom Post 256 (TALO)

b. Best Bi-Monthly Publication   –

c. Best Quarterly Publication  –  Department of Florida – The Florida Veteran

d. Best Weekly E-newsletter – Department of Massachusetts – Shabbat Shalom

11. Outstanding Email Newsletter Award  –  Martin Hochster Memorial 755 (TALO), Honorable Mention Albert S. Aronovitz Post 373 (FL)

12. Most Improved Online Engagement Award

a. Facebook  –   Dr. Harvey Bloom Post 256 (TALO)

b. Website  –  Department of Florida

13. Post Growth Award

a. Small Posts  – 4 – 15 members  –  Fort Hood 795 – Dept. of TALO (+5)

b. Medium Posts – 15 – 30 members  –  Marsack-Feldman Post #145 – Dept. of Wisconsin (+4)

c. Large Posts  – 31–50 members  – Major Gary Grant Post 680 – Dept. of California (+21)

d. Bountiful Posts – 51 members and up  –  Atlanta Bicentennial Post #112 – Dept. of the SE (+44)

14. Isadore Heiman – Al Berger Award  –

15. Murray L. Rosen Award   – Colonel Nelson L Mellitz, USAF, Ret.

16. Museum Awards

a. Post with the greatest number of museum members  –  South Philadelphia Post 98 (10 Museum Members) (PA)

b. Post with the highest percentage of museum members  –  Milton L. Finel Post 389 (88%) (NY)

c. Department with the greatest number of museum members  –  TALO (56 Museum Members)

d. Department with the highest percentage of museum members  –  TALO (12%)

What is National Convention?

The Jewish War Veterans  of the U.S.A.’s Annual National Convention is the biggest gathering of the Jewish American Military personnel and veterans in this nation. Hundreds are gather from around the country to learn from fellow veterans, to network within the Jewish American Military and veteran community and to put their mark on the legislative agenda.

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