The Benefits of Membership in JWV
JWV Members Enjoy:
- Comradeship, social events and support in times of need
- Annual meetings with major speakers, educative seminars, stimulating workshops, entertainment, tours and banquets
- Access to insurance products designed for JWV Members:
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- International JWV Assembly Meetings in Israel
- Veterans' Service Offices throughout the nation, representing veterans and their families before the Department
of Veterans Affairs in benefit disputes
- A network of volunteers providing needed services in VA hospitals
- Advocacy for veterans' entitlements, civil rights, Jewish issues, etc.
- National Committee Meetings that can be attended from anywhere in the country via an extensive teleconference schedule
- Informative reporting on Jewish and veterans' issues through our national publication, The Jewish Veteran
- Guidance in preparing personal oral histories of your military experiences
- An audio-visual library, complete with JWV-produced films
- Access to extensive supply department
JWV Community Supports Include:
- Education grants for worthy high school graduates who are children and grandchildren of JWV members and
grants for student - athletes
- Graduation gifts and recognition for military cadets at service academies
- Special care and attention to active duty Jewish service persons and their families
- Work with other veterans' service organizations to protect the rights of veterans
- Donations of Jewish Bibles, ritual needs and foodstuff to members of the Armed Forces
- Representation to the VA and housing options for transitioning veterans following drug treatment programs
- Disaster Relief Program to assist victims of natural disasters
- Seek just recognition, awards and medals for deserving service persons
- National Reward Fund for the apprehension of anti-Semitic and racist vandals
- Sponsorship of Boy Scout Troops, recognition of Eagle Scouts
- Program combating anti- Israel sentiment on college campuses
JWV Supports Our Fellow Jews in Israel Through:
- Sponsorship of Allied Veterans' Missions to Israel for non - Jewish veteran leaders
- JWV registered representative at the U.N. who monitors resolutions and rulings
Affiliated With JWV
- JWV supports the National Museum of American Jewish Military History (NMAJMH)
- Museum traveling exhibits include
- "A Salute to Jewish Military Chaplains,"
- "GIs Remember : Liberating the Concentration Camps,"
- "Commodore Uriah P. Levy: An American, A Sailor, and a Jew,"
- "Hall of Heroes," "Rescue and Renewal," and "Candid Moments in the Military"
- Museum exhibits include
- " Hidden Treasures: Selections from our Collection,"
- "Major General Julius Klein: His Life and Work,"
- "Women in the Military: A Jewish Perspective, "
- "Gold Star Mothers,"
- "Hall of Heroes," and
- "Rescue & Renewal : GIs and Displaced Persons"
- JWV and NMAJMH members enjoy special exhibit openings, receptions and tours
- JWV and NMAJMH members support the Rabbi Joshua Goldberg Chapel and the Alvin A. Hyman Memorial
Interactive Yarzheit Display
- JWV encourages support for the JWV National Ladies Auxiliary