* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. *

Department of Illinois
P.O. Box 3521
Glen Ellyn, IL 60138
Phone: (847) 390-8762 , (312) 859-7373
Email: jwv.illinois@gmail.com
Web: http://www.jwv.org
Contact: Adjutant Joel Fabrikant or PDC Jeffrey Sacks

Open for membership to all Jewish veterans who have served in the US Armed Forces. We are organized into local posts which support veterans in local VA hospitals, uphold the fair name of the Jew, preserve the memories of patriotic service, honor the memory of our heroic dead, foster the education of former service-members, and provide support for active duty service members.

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