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East Meadow in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jewish War Veterans Memorial

 
 
Jewish War Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 25, 2017
1. Jewish War Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.
[Top (Torah)panel:]
Dedicated to our comrades
of the Jewish faith who have
patriotically fought in
all our country's battles
with honor and valor
for our greatest gift
Liberty and Shalom

[Front panel:]
Jewish War Veterans
in the U.S.A.
Chartered by Congress 1896


[Left panel:]
They shall beat their
swords into plowshares
and their spears into
pruning hooks
Nation shall not lift up
sword against nation
neither shall they
learn war any more
Isaiah 2:4

[Right panel:]
They shall sit every man
under his vine
and his fig tree
and none shall
make them afraid
Micah 4:4

 
Erected by Nassau-Suffolk District Council of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America.
 
Location. 40° 44.018′ N, 73° 34.667′ W. Marker is in East Meadow, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from Park Boulevard north of County Route 24. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Meadow NY 11554, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Jewish War Veterans Memorial Marker - Rear Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 25, 2017
2. Jewish War Veterans Memorial Marker - Rear Panel
walking distance of this marker. African-American Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Catholic War Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); The Four Immortal Chaplains (a few steps from this marker); Francis Cardinal Spellman (a few steps from this marker); American Legion Auxiliary (a few steps from this marker); Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 77th Infantry Division Reserve Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd Airborne Division (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Meadow.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the left side of the southern approach to Veterans Memorial Tower, in Memorial Plaza in Eisenhower Park.
 
Also see . . .  Who We Are. Jewish War Veterans of the USA (JWV) is the voice of the Jewish serviceperson and friend to all veterans. Formed in New York in 1896 after the American Civil War, the Jewish veteran group was known as the Hebrew Union Veterans Association. The union fought anti-Semitism in the Armed Forces and the general public. Seeking to prove that Jews do proudly serve and fight in the US Armed Forces, the union evolved with each war, eventually taking the name we know today – JWV. With
Jewish War Veterans Memorial Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 25, 2017
3. Jewish War Veterans Memorial Marker - Wide View
over 120 years of service, JWV is the oldest, continuously operating Veteran Service Organization in the country.
(Submitted on July 30, 2017.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 30, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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