Jewish War Veterans Association

Program Description

The Jewish War Veterans Association has strong beliefs regarding the quality and standards of their members. Below is a list of what they feel is important in their potential members. The list explains why individuals should consider joining the organization.

Why You Should Join

Because you are a Jewish Veteran

Continue a proud tradition of Jewish-American patriots

Ensure that our returning veterans and all who came before them receive the benefits and care which they have earned

Help poor and homeless veterans to assume their rightful place in our community

Affirm Jewish military service to our country for over 350 years

Fight anti-Semitism at home and abroad

Stay informed on the latest developments in veterans affairs, foreign affairs, and Israel through JWV press releases and our award-winning member publication, The Jewish Veteran

Benefit from a myriad of programs, including scholarships for descendants of JWV members, a network of Veterans’ Service Officers, member life and health insurance coverage and a prescription program, audio-visual library resources, a well-stocked supply department, the JWV disaster relief fund, care packages to service personnel, and a host of other programs that will make a difference in your life and the lives of others


  • Days of Remembrance in the Military
  • JWV National Reward Fund
  • Service Academies (Kiddush Cups)
  • Homelessness and Jewish Poor
  • Americanism
  • Boy Scouts
  • Civil Rights
  • Korean War Veterans
  • Vietnam Veterans
  • Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans
  • Orde Wingate
  • Women in the Military
  • National Awards
  • National Youth Achievement Program
  • SOS Program
  • National Disaster Relief
  • Stamp Distribution
  • Veterans Affairs Volunteer Services
  • Service Officer Program


  • Be of the Jewish faith
  • Have served, or are currently serving in the military
  • Honorably discharged or serving honorably

How To Apply


  • DD-214 or other proof of military service

Contact Info

Jewish War Veterans Association

National Headquarters
1811 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

About Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America

Members are citizens of the United States of America and of the Jewish faith, who served in the Wars of the United States of America, in order that they may be of greater service to ... MORE