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What is National Convention?

Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A.’s (JWV) Annual Convention is the biggest gathering of Jewish American Military personnel and veterans in this nation.  Hundreds 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 2019 Legislative Agenda.

Who Should Attend Convention?

Jewish American Military Personnel

Our Members

Post Commanders

National Leadership

What Will You Learn?

  • Updates on the Veterans Administration
  • Updates on life at the Military Academies
  • How to Communicate with Your Department Leadership
  • How Moving Your Meeting Space Will Attract Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans
  • Updates on the Tzipi Hotovely Affair
  • How to Revamp Your Post Programming for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans
  • Learn About Female Representation in JWV
  • Updates on Jewish Warrior Weekend
  • Updates on our Jewish Gold Star Families
  • Updates on the Salicido Affair
  • Learn About Spouse Employment
  • Advances in Women Healthcare at the VA
  • Learn About Sponsoring an Oneg Shabbat for Your Local Base
  • How to Work With Youth Groups
  • What Life is Like For Jewish Enlisted Members
  • Updates on Operation Juniper Cobra
  • How to Fight For Our Blue Water Navy Veterans
  • How We Can Preserve Iraqi Jewish Artifacts
  • And Where We See JWV 5 Years From Now!

Speakers

BG Cindy Jebb

Dean of Academics at West Point

Jerry Blum

Blue Water Navy Veteran

Beth Agami

Jewish Gold Star Mother

David Magidson

The Tzipi Hotovely Affair

Boris Stern

Battle of the Bulge Veteran

Maxwell Colon

Veteran Resource for the San Diego Jewish Community

Rabbi Irv Elson

JWB Jewish Chaplains Council

Herb Rosenbleeth

JWV National Executive Director

Sheila Berg

Jewish Women in the Military Committee

Marc Wolf

Chairman of Iraq & Afghanistan Committee

Congressman Ted Deutch

Representative for Florida’s 22nd District

Heidi Shirmberg

COO of Tampa Jewish Federation

Rabbi Sanford Dresin

The Aleph Institute

Norman Rosenshein

Chairman of the JWV Coordinating Committee

Don Fried

Military Spouse Corporate Career Network

Harvey Weiner

Wills For Veterans