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The Jewish veteran
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Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America
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Began in 1932.
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Vol. numbering irregular: Vol. 7, no. 7-v. 8, no. 6 omitted.
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Official publication of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America.

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In 1896, the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. (JWV) was founded to refute the lie that Jews did not serve in the military during our Civil War. We did Now, 122 years later, the Big hurt of this statement, we surged into those who have served and their she wrote. the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. the admonitions of various Jewish of you in memory of the 57 JewishVolume 72 Number 1 2018 CONTENTS Dvrei HaShomrim ................... 2 Message From the Commander .............................. 3 On The Hill ................................. 4 Membership Corner ............... 6 JWV in the Community ......... 8 Relationship of US and Israeli Jewry ............................. 15 Reviews ..................................... 16 National Ladies Auxiliary .... 18 Museum News ....................... 20 TAPS ........................................... 22JWV Confronts the "Big Lie" Once Again: This Time its From an Unusual SourceBy PNC David Magidson, Post 243 FLYes, American Jews do send their children to ght for their country, and sometimes their children pay the ultimate price. Lt Josh Sherwin leads troops on the USS Stennis fantail in 2015. Photo Credit: JWB Jewish Chaplains Council. SSG Mark Broydo in Kandahar, Afghanistan, during 2004. MAJ Brian Adelson (r) commands Iraqi security forces duing the 2005 elections. SGT Hillary LaFever, serving as a gunner on a Bradley tank in 2006.PNC Jerome Cohen RemeberedPage 3Jewish Warrior WeekendPage 5123rd Annual National Convention RegistrationPage 13NEC Meeting and Leadership Shabbaton HighlightsPage 17National Commander visits the Department of FloridaPage 22

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2 EDITORIAL OFFICE 1811 R Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20009 Telephone (202) 265-6280 x504 Fax (202) 234-5662 E-mail jwv@jwv.org Web Site www.jwv.org The Jewish Veteran is published 4 times a year: Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall, by the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America 1811 R Street, NW Washington, DC 20009 Periodical postage paid at Washington, DC, and at additional mailing oces. Postmaster: Send form 3579 to Jewish War Veterans, 1811 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009. Subscription price in the United States is $5.00 per year, included in membership. Nonmember subscriptions: $10.00. Single copies: $2.50. Photos and articles submitted to The Jewish Veteran shall be used at the discretion of the organization. The opinions expressed in signed articles and letters in this magazine are not necessarily those of JWV. Advertising information and rates available from the Editorial Oce. JWV assumes no responsibility for products and services advertised in this publication. 2018 by the Jewish War Veterans of the USA. NPA#112285 ISSN 047-2018. Reproduction without permission is prohibited. The Jewish Veteran is the Ocial Publication of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America THE JEWISHVETERAN National Commander Paul D. Warner National Editor Lance Wang Managing Editor Anna Selman Graphics/Production Editor Christy Turner D'vrei HaShomrim family who served in the military. In my family, As I write now these thoughts, we are in the Seder, who are our future. were horrendous for all. Choosing to Love Rabbi Samuel B. Press, Post 587 For JWV caps, call Keystone Uniform Cap Corporation Phone: 215-821-3434 Fax: 215-821-3438 www.keystoneuniformcap.com/Jewish-War-Veteran-Caps.html Visit the online store at the JWV website or contact Pat Ennis at 703-753-3733 or by email: pat@asb-va.com Post Banners and Flags!Shirts, caps, and jackets!Display your JWV Membership proudly !The JWV supply store isn't just for pins and poppies! You can also purchase JWV branded badges, caps and jackets!

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3 National Commander Paul D. Warner, Ph.D. FROM THE COMMANDER MESSAGE Providing Benets to Blue Water Navy VeteransIn the last issue of The Jewish Veteran ground on the Blue Water Navy situation. Although who served in the inland waterways or set foot in the of veterans who served in the territorial waters of Vietnam are now suffering from higher rates of dis al was never voted on.Benets to Care-Givers older generations of By Dan Cohen On January 5, 2018, at the age of 92, retired New Commander of the Jewish War Veterans Jerry Cohen sons and families. the Jewish War Veterans from age 18 through to his PNC JERRY COHEN REMEMBERED

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4 ON THE HILLBy Jennifer Brande, Post 126 NJ sitions of au does show that mili tary assaults in 2014 to Tax Time: Veterans Edition By PNC Sheldon Ohren information. Veterans Day 2021By COL Herb Rosenbleeth, National Executive Director th morrow, we gave our theater rose to their off smoothly. #MeToo How Should The Military and JWV Respond?Jennifer Brande, Post 126 NJContinued on page 5 COL Herb Rosenbleeth

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5 ON THE HILLWe Need a Universal DraftBy COL Carl A. Singer, PNC and we are relying too in the U.S. military. tend to design a new (2) National health our nation. Marine Corps Recruiting Depot at Parris Island, S.C.JWV FOUNDATIONSpring 2018 Jewish Warrior WeekendBy CDT Jacob Widman Jewish in the military. #MeToo How Should The Military and JWV Respond?Continued from page 4 Cadets at Lay Leader training during Spring 2018 Jewish Warrior Weekend.

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6 MEMBERSHIP CORNER7 Questions with a JWV Member of our nation, some th Member: Samuel Yudin Post: Tibor Rubin Capitol Post 786 CA Current Residence: Long Beach, CA Military Service: Iraq and Afghanistan Member Since Year: 20181) When and why did you serve in the military? Jew. 2) What was a special moment for you serving in the military? 3) How did you get introduced to JWV? 4) What national issues are you interested in seeing Jewish veterans, veterans in general, and getting the 5) What displays of patriotism makes you the proudest? 6) What is the best military Jewish holiday story you have? 7) What is your favorite Adam Sandler movie? I would have to go early Adam Sandler, so anything Want to know what your everyday JWV member is like? Then lets play 7 questions! Contact the Membership Department (membership@jwv.org) if you wish to be featured. COL Barry Lischinsky Membership Chairman

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7 By Steve Krant, Post Commander 256 TALO NEW MEMBERS By Alan Paley, Commander, Department of Florida Name, City and State. If you are only reading the eliminate the state name. are named, we then read the listing of fallen Jewish Outline of the Department of Floridas Jewish Fallen Heroes' Service Jerome Benjamin, Post 256 TALO, greets a visitor to the JWV table the post set up at the Third Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship. DEPARTMENT AT LARGEApperson, David Post 100 Arons, Alan J. Post 100 Browning, Matthew W Post 99 D'Gi, Martin V. Post 100 Franz, Aaron Post 100 Gewirtzman, Ira Post 100 Grossman, Timothy Post 100 Podnos, Steven Post 100 Schwartz, Harvey S. Post 100DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA Blum, John R. Post 786 Roe, Marshall H. Post 118 Yudin, Samuel P. Post 786DEPARTMENT OF CONNECTICUT Cyr, Warren J. Post 51 Fisher, Richard S. Post 142DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA Blum, Fred M. Post 819 Brauzer, David Post 631 Caplan, Michael Post 631 Engel, Stephen R. Post 172 Feigelman, Irwin Post 631 Gold, Bertram Post 172 Levine, Scott Post 549 Ravitz, Robert A. Post 202 Schwartzman, Allen Post 172 Zahler, Lionel Post 172DEPARTMENT OF ILLINOIS Weiner, Ben W. Post 710DEPARTMENT OF MARYLAND Buring, Benjamin T. Post 380 Secunda, Ronald R. Post 380 Hyman, Gary N. Post 167 Kaufman, Allan Post 167 Rubin, Jerome Post 167 Selss Ira F. Post 692 Temes, Cliord L. Post 692DEPARTMENT OF MASS.Yonis, Joseph Post 220 Zaret, Adam Post 735DEPARTMENT OF MIDWEST Hochman, David B Post 605 Weber, Wallace N Post 605DEPARTMENT OF NEVADA Eisenberg, Larry S. Post 21 Glasman, Bernard A. Post 21 James, Merker Post 65 Shreiar, Andrew C. Post 64 Sternberg, Gerd Post 65DEPARTMENT OF NEW JERSEY Magnus, Herbert A. Post 126 Mittelman, Michael H. Post 126 Rosenberg, Michael L. Post 311 Schmidt, Phil Post 133 Segal, Barry F. Post 178 Simons, Stuart Post 609 Smyth, Robert E. Post 126DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORKCudyker, Lewis Post 336 Emers, Stephen R. Post 652 Hyman, Steven M. Post 652 Isaacson, Norman Post 425 Klausner, Walter Post 652 Lynn, Sidney L. Post 336 Marcus, Leonard Post 652 Ruderman, David N. Post 191 Shallat, Barton A. Post 488 Tanzman, Glenn A. Post 625DEPARTMENT OF OHIOGross, Edward J. Post 222DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA Machles, Martin Post 706 Rubin, Sidney Post 305 Schulman, Stanley R. Post 305 Triestman, Mitch Post 697DEPARTMENT OF SOUTHEAST Weiss, Mason S. Post 320DEPARTMENT OF SOUTHWESTBaron, Abraham Post 210 Bennett, Moshe Post 210 Labo, Joseph E. Post 201 Lyons, Ronald M. Post 619 Sabin, Rubin Post 210DEPARTMENT OF TALOBarde, Jacob Post 749 Berger, Aaron G. Post 256 Biscardi, Alexander Post 755 Epstein, Judah Post 256 Fernquist, Joshua M. Post 755 Glazer, Gabriel Post 755 Handler, Harold Post 753 Hyde, Marvion R Post 753 Johnson, Jessica A. Post 755 Laser, Samuel M. Post 755 Lewis, Ely Post 256 Rosenberg, Steve Post 749 Sadowsky, Stew Post 580 Sobelman, Michael Post 755 Weingast, Jerey B. Post 755 Weston, Les Post 618 Yisrael, Elon R. Post 753Post 256 TALO at the Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship

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8 JWV IN THE COMMUNITY By Howard Kuker, Post 125 NJ them my video). 22 a day no way. 22 A Day, No Way!By Rochel Hayman, Commander, Post 210 AZ made sufganiot (yummy donuts). Atlanta Post Members Speak After G.I. Jews ScreeningBy Robert Max, Commander, Department of Southeast GI Jews Jewish Americans in World War II World War II. who are WW II Veterans. Jewish War Veterans Continued on page 12Arizona Lights Up Veterans Home Rochel Hayman being presented with a Quilt of Valor Bob Maran, center, and Mort Waitzman, right, spoke after a special screening of GI JewsJewish Americans in WWII.

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9 JWV IN THE COMMUNITY Reections of a Jewish Naval Ocer By Rear Admiral Paul Becker, USN, Retired, Post 100 shelter in this land and had family murdered in the ity from lowest to highest are 8) giving unwillingly, you would want yourself treated. Often serving as Capital District Council Jingle BellsBy COL Rich Goldenberg, Post 105 NY need. that we were the Jewish War Veterans and offering Back row from left, Post 105 Commander Fred Altman, Joe Weitzman, Howard Pressman, Bert Isen, Victor Reiner, Linda Woodward Stein, Post 106 Quartermaster Gary Hoffman, Post 106 Commander Paul Zonderman. Front row from left, Kelly Goldenberg, Alexa Goldenberg, Post 105 Adjutant Rich Goldenberg, Hatti Wang and Post 105 Quartermaster Lance Wang. Rear Admiral Paul Becker, USN, Retired.

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10 JWV IN THE COMMUNITY By Amy Lefkof meet her, to go on home and leave her alone with her veterans. still in love. Prole of Alan Goldberg: A Winner in and out of the Ring Alan Goldberg and Amy Lefkof boxing at Levine JCC in Charlotte.Wanted: WWI Memorials and Monuments, Reward: Saving HistoryBy CDT Jacob Widman ians had guaranteed that no one would ever wage less wars later, too many of these monuments and War 1 Centennial Commission (hereafter referred to mission is not Commission, In order to involve the serving, re and even re ments and me ered the memorial. So far, hundreds of monuments uments are as varied as the memorials they are try those who did the same for us a hundred years ago. and town has a memorial to those that made the ul cemetery in Columbus, Ohio. WWI memorial in Seattle park refurbished by Bob Shay.Continued on page 12 Continued on page 12

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11 JWV IN THE COMMUNITY Benjamin Cooper Inducted into CT Veterans Hall of FameBy Barbara Fischler, Sr. Vice Commander, Post 45 CT thing, to understand the realities of war, and to re ther, and friend to so many. Life has its mysteries. In 1996, at an annual event After 65 years of marriage, in 2009, Ben lost his one he meets. Ben Cooper during the ceremony.Post 125 NJ Honors WWII Veterans By Gerry Levine, Post 125 NJ honorees rose, some again to salute fallen memory of those no longer here. As noted of NJ Commander, a tradition in Jersey VJ day arrived. Bernard Weinstein, Commander of Front L to R: Bernard Tillis, Robert Ruderman, Seymour Greenspan, Charles Katz, Milton Ziment, Morton Burke, Bernard Weinstein, Samuel Kay; Middle: Selman Klang, Dr. Herbert Holzberg, Joseph Forman, Bernard Karasic, Harold Greenspan, Henry Lapidus, Raymond Cohen, Jules Resnick; Rear: Buddy Rassas, Arthur Tauber, Leonard Rokaw.Continued on page 12

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12 JWV IN THE COMMUNITY JWV Michigan Visits Veterans at Battle Creek on Christmas DayBy Art Fishman, Department Commander of Michigan to use as needed. storm of the year, so far. We all arrived home without Members from Posts 135, 474, and 510 as well as the Ladies Auxiliary volunteer at Battle Creek VA. event. Post 125 NJ Honors WWII VeteransContinued from page 11Now that you are aware of our hunt for WWI memo those that gave the last full measure of devotion on Continued from page 10Wanted: WWI Memorials the Levine Jewish Community Center in Charlotte, information. [For more information on how your post members, or any veteran, can be gifted with a Quilt of Valor, go towww.qovf.org.]Arizona Lights Up Veterans HomeProle of Alan GoldbergContinued from page 10 Continued from page 8 Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255PRESS 1

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13 NEW! JWV and JWVA Registration CostQTY.Amount Rooms Check one: King 2 beds 3rd Person in a room $155.00 per night $77.50 per night JWV Member Convention Registration Fee $50.00 Convention Surcharge for those not staying at the Hotel $175.00 per member National Commanders Banquet Monday, Aug. 13 _____ Beef _____Salmon _____ Kosher_____Sugar-Free Dessert $45.00 per person Partners Club ($50 new members / $25 renewal) August 10 $50.00 $25.00 National Ladies Auxiliary Registration Fee ($50.00 at Convention) $45.00 per member National Presidents Reception and Banquet August 11 _____ Grouper _____ N.Y. Strip Steak _____ Dietetic Dessert $45.00 per person Double Chai Club Luncheon August 12 _____ Beef Burger _____ Salmon Burger _____ Turkey Burger _____ Turkey Sandwich _____ Dessert _____ I already have 15 stones on my pin _____ I am happy with the Double Chai Pin I have now I have ______ on my pin and will need one more (15 stones max) $36.00 per person ______ JWV _____ JWVA $5.00 Each or 3 for $10.00 TotalAll events must be pre-paid in full Amount paying now: I am paying by: Check American Express Visa Mastercard Discover Card No. Exp. / Signature Hotel Registration deadline is Monday, July A one night ($155/single or double) deposit is required for all hotel registrations. A 3-night minimum stay is required. JWVA 90th Annual National Convention There is a $175 Convention surcharge for JWV members not staying at the hotel. A surcharge will be assessed and attendance at meetings will not be allowed. Local members living within a 50 mile radius are exempt. JWV Name: __________________________________________________________ Post #: _________________ Ladies Auxiliary Name: _____________________________________________ Aux. #: _________________ Address: ________________________________________________________ Dept.: _______________ City: ________________________________________ State: ____________ Zipcode: _______________ Phone: __________________________________ Email: ________________________________________ Room will be shared with: _______________________________________________ Arriving on: ________/_________ Departing on: ________/__________ Total nights: ___________ Sign and mail this completed form, along with your payment to: Jewish War Veterans 1811 R Street, NW Washington, DC 20009 Attn: Convention Dept. 2018 Tampa, Florida Please note that handicap rooms and cannot be guaranteed. I need a Handicap room. DieteticHilton Tampa Airport Westshore 2225 N. Lois Ave, Tampa, FL 33607 Phone 813-877-6688 Fax 813-879-3264 www.tampaairport.hilton.com JWV 123rd Annual National Convention Hotel reservations must be made through JWV. You dont need to belong to the Ladies Auxiliary to attend our Double Chai Luncheon. Everyone is welcome! All will have a good time!JWVA events are open to everyone! Here is a sneak peak at the 123rd Annual Convention Schedule:Thursday, August 9 GI Jews Screening Friday, August 10 Joint Opening Ceremony Cigar City Brewery Tour National Service Ocer Open House Saturday, August 11 Jewish Warrior Weekend Experiences Gold Star Families Experiences Creating Connections Between Yom HaZikaron and Memorial Day Military Spouse Employment Panel JWVAs National Presidents Banquet Sunday, August 12 Working with JROTC Units Creating Connections With Youth Groups Iraq & Afghanistan Committee Meeting Gulf War Committee Meeting JWVAs Double Chai Luncheon Veterans Night Out: Dinner at Cooper Hawks Winery Monday, August 13 How Do We Preserve Iraqi Jewish Artifacts? Creating Post Events for Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans Tour of the USS Victory Vietnam Veterans Committee Meeting Women in the Military Committee Meeting National Commanders Banquet *Times and speakers are subject to change. Please check the JWV website for more information. Make a Dierence! We challenge you to make a dierence in JWV's future by identifying key issues aecting our Gulf War, Iraq, Afghanistan, and female veterans. Writing a resolution is a great way to become involved in JWV on a national scale. Resolutions approved at convention become part of the National agenda when JWV's National Commander testies before Congress every year. Need help writing a resolution? Go to: www.jwv.org/communications/national_resolutions Veterans Night Out at Cooper's HawkSunday, August 12 6:00 -8:00 PM $45.00 Per Person (includes tax and tip)Food Fun Friends Everyone is welcome! Contact Jerry Alperstein at 212-477-3131 for details.

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14 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs M.K. Tzipi Hotovely 12 Shvat 5778 January 28, 2018 ity to right a wrong that was made during an interview I not serve in the military. I in fending Americas values. I regret that my words were unsettling and caused any upset. e of America, and the organizations role throughout Americas history. The impact the i and its members have been an intrinsic part of Americas history, they will continue to be a vital part of Americas future. of Affairs What do I say to the many thousands of Jews now serving in the U.S. for Israel). David L. Magidson, Past National Commander Norman Rosenshein, Chairman Dr. Robert Pickard, Past National Commander JWV Confronts the Big Lie If you wish to assist the Jewish War Veterans in carrying out our mission of combating anti-Semitism, whatever its source, please consider the following: Thank you for your support American Jews never send their children to ght for their country.

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15 By Liat Lisha, Shlicha of Northern Virginia ing Emissary) at the Jewish Community Center of that my goal was to engage the Northern Virginia the struggle that led of the State of Israel, and for those who ing these families and listening to their stories, l was deal with adversity is everything. RELATIONSHIP OF US AND ISRAELI JEWRYCreating Connections Between Yom HaZikaron and Memorial Day Bridging the Divide: American and Israeli VeteransBy LTC Lance Allen Wang, Editor involved. tween those that endure it, even sworn enemies. who has served in Southwest Asia must have sensed their roots. Continued on page 17 Heroes to Heroes program participants. Beth Agami at the NMAJMH.

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16 COMMITTEE REPORTSJWV Scouting CommitteeBy COL Barry Schneider, Ph.D. admit girls or not. ing JWV National.Vietnam Veterans CommitteeBy PDC Bob Jacobs, Vice-Chairman tary stories of Jewish veterans who served during the great nation. So, if you served in our military anywhere in Call of Duty: WWII By Ben Kane, JWV Programs Assistant his enemies to use. game at a 7.75. ReviewPhoto credit: Activision.

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17 By Allan Cantor, Post 256 TALO the last day when we attended the museum meeting, with antisemitism. It was a wonderful and informative By LTC Lance Wang, Editor Convention. Coordinator for JWV. Veteran editor and retired Army Lieutenant Colonel you at Convention where we will have some great LTC Naomi Mercer speaking to Lance Wang.Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans lead the way on the NEC Leadership Shabbaton National Executive Committee Meeting Highlights Dr. Barry Schneider, and Roslyn Kaplan.Bridging the Divide Continued from page 15

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18 Israel. only 24 when he Britain. Shaw was 94 when at 16 and a framer of the U.S. Constitution at 81. OUR WORK IS NOT DONE. HELPING HANDS BRING SMILES NATIONAL LADIES AUXILIARY JEWISH WAR VETERANS OF THE U.S.A.National President Iris Goldwasser MEMBERSHIPBy Charlene Ehrlich, PNP/Membership Chairman THANK YOU PNP Charlotte Steinberg would like to express her appreciation and say thank you to all the Sisters of JWVA who sent her good wishes and donations during her recent illness. She is happy to report she is doing much better. INNOVATIVE THINKERSBy Iris Goldwasser, National President Your inspiration can INSPIRE others! a unique idea a new approach to an existing program a novel new program SHAREIf you believe that your Auxiliary has:IN MEMORIAM JWV family. One of her earliest memories very rewarding segment of every National Convention. In honor and in memory of leader whom we all wanted to emulate. Register now for our 90th Annual National Convention! Registration form and other convention information can be found on page 13. We looking forward to seeing you there! National Museum of American Jewish Military History (NMAJMH)By Louise Baraw, PDP, NMAJMH Chairman

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19 www.jwva.org Spring 2018 National Ladies Auxiliary of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA malls with a multitude of restaurants. Come Join Us in Tampa, Florida!90th Annual National Convention August 9 14, 2018 HELPING HANDS BRING SMILES Rita Panitz Memorial Teddy Bear ProgramBears here, bears there, big ones, small ones! Bears bring big smiles and happy faces! our future. th, we have made Let's make this the BEST Bear Convention ever! Partners ClubBy Esther Rosenshein, PAP, Partners Chairman 971-404-6264. DOUBLE CHAI CLUB JOIN US FOR LUNCH! August 12 $36 This luncheon is open to everyone. We look forward to seeing you there! Rhea Sahl Memorial Baby Shower For Pregnant Military Women women during our National yourself you may do so. Sayreville, NJ 08872. August 4 and August 7, 2018. Address Chairman JWVA. JWVA National Presidents Banquet honoring National President Iris Goldwasser You will have a SUPER evening! Let's do it again!

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20 to the U.S. at the end of the war in Savannah on July 8, 1865 lists in uniform. She lain at Arlington National Cemetery.By Mike Rugel Program and Content Coordinator What the Museum has been up to this Winter From left: Author Ronit Stahl with Army Chaplain Heather Borshof and Reserve Air Force Chaplain Steven Rein at the Enlisting Faith book talk at the museum. Ambassador Ron Dermer, left, greets WWII veteran and birthday boy, Paul Stern at an evening honoring Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds. From left: National Outreach Director for the Embassy of Israel, Molly Tobin, NMAJMH Programs and Content Coordinator, Mike Rugel, Minister for Public Diplomacy, Yaron Gamburg, JWV National Commander Paul Warner, JWV National Executive Director Herb Rosenbleeth, and JWV Programs and Public Relations Coordinator Anna Selman, after a recent visit by Embassy of Israel staff's visit to the museum. May 25, 2018 Annual Memorial Day Shabbat Service at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue 600 I Street, NW, Washington, DC The Annual National Shabbat Service honoring the Jewish Fallen Heroes of Iraq and Afghanistan. Check Sixthandi.org for tickets and more information. May 6, 2018 8:30 pm GI Jews Post Screening Meet and GreetGI Jews post-screening meet and greet at NMAJMH. Join us after the documentary lm screens at the Washington Jewish Film Festival to tour the National Museum of American Jewish Military and meet GI Jews director Lisa Ades, interview subjects from the lm, and World War II veterans. Coming Up Coming Up Coming Up April 15, 2018 1:00 pm SHIN-DC Annual Mimouna Brunch In partnership with Sephardic Heritage in D.C., well be hosting a Mimouna celebration on the afternoon of April 15th. Mimouna is a traditional Moroccan celebration held the day after Passover when a restriction on leavened products for Jews is lifted: Jewish and Muslim neighbors gather together to welcome spring at that time, in hopes of a season of health and good fortune.

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21 By Pamela Elbe Collections, Archives & Exhibitions Coordinator the war and he was transferred to the U.S. Army Air solution was for the Jews to have a land of their own. state armies. War II. Not until Israel was settled, not until the 1948-49.William Lichtman: Flying for Israel William Lichtman: Flying for Israel The Our Heroes Kiosk is a hexagon-shaped unit, on diplay in our museum, that holds photos of our American veterans and others. Each 4"x6" picture of your hero, preferably in uniform if at all possible, will have a plaque underneath it with name and rank, the conict in which they served, branch of service, years in service, and JWV Post and Department if applicable. Contact Mike Rugel at mrugel@nmajmh.org to learn more. Donate $180 to add a photo of your hero to "Our Hero's Kiosk" Program from the Annual Memorial Services of the Hebrew Veterans of the Wars of the Republic on May 18, 1919 at Temple Emanu-El in New York. We're proud to continue this tradition at our Annual Memorial Day Shabbat Service at Sixth & I. Historic Synagogue. We Remember and Honor

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22 National Commander Visits the Department of FloridaBy Michael Corbett, Post 440 FL Commander Warner and his wife, Norma, de around the state. TAPSDEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIAKaplan, Ruth Post 385 Kay, Irving Post 603 Richter, Morris Post 750DEPARTMENT OF CONNECTICUTEdberg, Stephen C. Post 45 Glassman, Herman Post 45 Kahn, Walter Post 45 Novarr, Leo J. Post 45 Solomon, Herman Post 45 Volain, Bernard Post 45DEPARTMENT OF DELAWAREKeyser, Alan Post 747DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDAFertik, Leon Post 265 Gerstenfeld, Elliot Post 684 Ifshin, Isidore Post 459 Segall, Ralph Post 202 Shear, Ralph Post 631 Sokolo, Nathan Post 172 Tober, Benjamin Post 440DEPARTMENT OF ILLINOISGreenburg, Mark Post 407 Handler, David Post 328 Levine, David Post 328DEPARTMENT OF MASSACHUSETTSBaron, Sidney Post 26 Grishaver, Albert Post 302 Hirshberg, Yale Post 32 Weiner, Frank Post 302DEPARTMENT OF MINNESOTAArenson, Harold Post 354 Winthrop, Harvey Post 354DEPARTMENT OF NEVADAFreedman, Barry Post 65 Goldberg, R. H. (Bob) Post 65 Okun, Gilbert Post 65 Roth, Robert G. Post 65 Schreiman, Paul Post 65 Sinderman, Michael Post 65DEPARTMENT OF NEW JERSEYAdleman, Edward C. Post 126 Basch Jr., Harold Post 126 Cohen, Harold L. Post 125 Gottesman, Martin Post 498 Homan, Julian Post 125 Huppert, Curtis R. Post 609 Konkin, Harvey Post 126 Kushner, Herbert M. Post 126 Ness, Albert Post 498 Reingold, Irving Post 125 Runin, Murray Post 651 Seritzeanu, Martin Post 498DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORKCohen, Jerome D. Post 50 Graubart, Hershel M. Post 105 Hariton, Sol Post Post 50 Jacobson, Joseph Post 36 Orans, Albert Post 389 Schoenfeld, George Post 717 Slonim, Barry J. Post 652 Tucker, Post Lenny T. Post 652 Zelikofsky, Mortimer W. Post 36DEPARTMENT OF OHIOFeldman, Robert M. Post 44 Silber, Irving Post 44DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIABellman, Albert Post 98 Fickler, Max Post 98 Kane, Alex M. Post 98 Kleinman, Elliott Post 499 Merwitz, Sylvan Post 212 Pomerantz, David Post 499 Wolper, Esther Post 98DEPARTMENT OF SOUTHWESTWeinstein, Gerald E. Post 375 Winner, Alan Post 201DEPARTMENT OF TALOFriedlander, Yael Post 753We Regret the ErrorWe regret that Mr. Jack Tare of Post 502 FL was incorrectly listed in Taps in the last issue of The Jewish Veteran We are delighted that he can be counted as an active member of his Post. We apologize for the error. From left: PNC Jerry Blum, PNC Warren Dolny, PNC Ainslee Ferdie, NC Paul Warner, DC Alan Paley, PNC Ed Goldwasser, PNC David Magidson, and PNC Dr. Robert Pickard. Our Newest National Service Ocer, Gerald Rennert Burial and Death Pension Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPA) Dependency Indemnity Compensation Disability Compensation and Pension Education Home Loan Guaranty Life Insurance Medical Care Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment. 954-415-4050 geraldrennert2@aol.com.

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Send a greeting or message to family and friends in the next issue of The Jewish Veteran! Allan & Sheila Abramson Good Health & Happiness to All PNC Lou & PDP Gloria Abramson Good Health & Happiness to All SFC Lillian Aronson, USA (Ret) In honor of my 100th Birthday Any Jewish WWII person captured, sent to Aushcwitz, etc., and survived Chag Sameach Howard M. Barmad Post 76 NJ PDC Ed & PDP Louise Baraw Eugene Baraw Post 336 In Memory of Bert Stolier Allan & Nikki Berger Howard A. & Dorothy G. Berger Naples/Denver USF/Austria Warm Greetings to All JWV Members Post 202 Naples, FL In memory of PDP Adele Bilker PNC Jerry & PNP Joanne Blum Good Health & Happiness to All PDC Jack & Ruja Cohen Post 749 PDC Elliott Donn & PAP Elissa Donn CT Best Wishes & Good Health to All Diane & Marshall Duberstein Greetings Gerald Elkan Greetings! Jerry Farris, PDC-PA In Memory of Lorraine Engelmann Loving wife, mother, grandmother PA PDC 98 Donald Feldman In Memory of my wife, Edith In Memory of Carol C. Frank In Memory of Fred Hiendrick David Goldberg, K.C.C. In memory of Sam Goldberg Sidney B. Goldberg, PDC Post 510 Abe Cohen Lehman Memorial In Honor of PNC Nate & Selma Goldberg In Memory of Leo & Anita Gilbert PNC Edwin & NP Iris Goldwasser Honoring Veterans Alan J. Gould Post 105 In Memory of Sam Gould, Post Cmdr. PNC Sam & PNP Barbara Greenberg Happy Holidays to All Arthur H. Greenwald Post 321/69 National Adjutant 2017-2018 In Honor of all who have served! PNP Petra C. & Jason A. Kaatz Beth Kane Wishes You Good Health Happy Holiday! CMDR Laurence & Marilyn Kaufman Saluting the Men & Women of Post 46 In Memory of Marty Kessler Bell-Oak Post 648, Queens-NY Dr. Arlene Mars Kushner In Memory of Herb O. Zemble Post 176 Eva Mangeim, WWII Walkie Talkie Quality Control Inspector Best Commander George Marshal Post 211, Newton-MA PNC Sheldon & Judith Ohren LChaim To Life PNC Ira & Shelley Novoselsky Happy Holidays Dr. Jack N. Porter Post 211-MA In memory of my dad, Irving Porter Herb & Francie Rosenbleeth Happy Holiday to You and Yours! PNP Freda & PNC Norman Rosenshein Good Health & Happy Holidays Stephen & Helen Sax In Memory of Ralph Leon Shear Lubert/Shear Families All 22 of us! Irv Schildkraut JWV Post 440 Proud Vet of USMC, USN, USA PNC Lawrence & Judith Schulman Our Very Best Wishes to All PDP Linda & Stuart Singer In memory of PDC Bill Singer PPC Norman & Toby Smith Post 129 NY CH Murray Stadtmauer Post 648 In loving memory of Clare Stadtmauer Shalom & Mazel Tov to all Veterans Greta & Jerry Stoliar Post 346 NC Paul and Norma Warner NJA Harvey & Linda Weiner Be Well! In Memory of Joan & Louise Weinstein Major Stuart Adam Wolfer Institute www.msawi.org Jeri Zweiman In loving memory of PNC Robert Zweiman David S. Zwerin, PDC Post 652 Merrick, NY Happy Passover P P Y P A S S O H R A E V