OCTOBER PROCLAIMED JWV MEMBERSHIP MONTH
At a breakfast Rally Sun-
day, October 6th at Stoufer's
Northland Inn, Dr. Leonard
Schreiber, Commander of the
Department of Michigan of
the Jewish War Veterans of
the U.S.A. was presented with
the official proclamation of
the City of Southfield declar-
ing October JWV Membership
Month. Acting for Mayor
James Clarkson, the procla-
mation was placed in the
hands of the Jewish War Vet-
erans by the President of the
Southfield City Council, Nor-
man W. Feder and Council-
position of the veteran in
American Society their
strength in numbers, the sen-
timentality of the people for
their men, who have served
the cause of freedom in uni-
form, and the sensitivity of
Congress and government offi-
cials to the voice of veterans
groups. Particularly, he stres-
sed, the role of the Jewish
War Veterans in reaching the
"ear" of those, who govern,
in a way that is not possible
by other well-intentioned or-
ganizations or pressure groups.
He cited how the "Patriotic
A Proclamation declaring the month of October to be Jewish War
Veterans Membership Month is presented by Norman Feder (right),
president of the Southfield City Council and mayor pro tem, to (from
left) Harry T. Madison, national public affairs officer, Judge Lawrence
Gubow, past regional vice _ commander; and Dr. Leonard Schreiber,
commander of the Department of Michigan.
man Alex C. Perinoff. Thus
was launched the most ambi-
tiouS program in the history
of - the organization for -in-
creased membership. T h e
Kick-Off Rally was highlighted
by a stirring keynote , address
by Federal Judge Lawrence
Gubow, a devoted and dedi-
cated servant of Jewish causes,
and a nationally known and
respected advocate of the Jew-
ish War Veterins. Judge Ga-
bow emphasized the "peculiar'
Voice of 4,merican Jewry," the
Jewish War Vererans, has
been, recently, the instrumen-
tality, by corraling millions of
American Veterans of all faiths
to the cause, to combat anti-
Jewish sentiments in Russia
and Poland. JWV, he noted,
must have struck a hard blow
at the Polish government, by
enlisting the aid of Polish-
American Veterans, and to-
gether issuing a resolution
Robert J. Rafelson Post
The Post and Auxiliary have been an integral part
of the community and its activities. We have responded
to calls for aid and--assistance from- less fortunate.
Fervently we pray for strength and guidance to
help restore, preserve and advance those great American
principles and ideals of which we have been beneficiaries
and which we hold as trustees for future generations.
This is a permanent record—Type
or print in ink & mail to Nat'l Hdqs.
Please record this information in your permanent post
records before mailing.
JEWISH WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
(Type or print)
I hereby apply for membership in the Jewish War Veterans of the United
States of-America. I certify that I am a citizen of the United States,
that my Service was honorable, that I have never subsequently been dis-
charged from Military or Naval service under dishonorable conditions and
that I am not a member of -any Fascist, Nazi or Communist organization.
Signature of Appliccita ,
(Important—Be sure to complete all information above)
Jewish War Veterans of the United States
19161 SCHAEFER, DETROIT, MICHIGAN 48235
condeming anti-Semitism in formed by JWV, in concert
Poland. Judge Gubow cau- often with other veterans
tioned the JWV membership groups, in Washington to keep
to listen attentively to the the government alerted to the
voice fo American youth, ap- necessity of maintaining the
prove of their right to dissent, "survival" of the tiny democ-
but to be sure to ask them for racy in the Middle East . . .
constructive proposals for the Israel.
future, not merely accept
Every organization is worth-
their efforts to destroy "the while and performs noble
Establishment," to t h r ow deeds, but the Jewish War
away all the hard won features Veterans, by virtue of the pe-
of American life. Judge Gu- culiar designation "war veter-
bow, held the audience breath- ans," is the best vehicle to
less, as he described, "where carry the Jewish message
else in this world, could the potently to where it can be
son of an immigrant, who es- and should be heard."
caped from the tyranny of the
Morris Disner, Senior Vice
Czar, realize the dream of all Commander of the Department
lawyers, that of becoming of Michigan JWV, and chair-
a Federal Judge? Only in man of the Rally, called for
America." "We have many
shortcomings (America), but THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
let's help the Youth of our
country understand that we
are on their side to make
necessary changes construc-
tively, and orderly, and legally.
But let them know the story
of the sweat and tears that
went into achieving what we
already have . . . this story
°nil be told by the Jewish War
Veterans." Judge Gubow con-
"re"ed the historic role ner-
Detroit Post and
Silverman Post Merge
"Double the Membership" by
this time next year, and an-
nounced a membership con-
test with prizes for individuals
and Posts as incentives (the
American way), Posters with
application forms attached,
have been distributed promi-
nently throughout the city and
suburbs, Applicants are asked
to send these forms to JWV
office at 19161 Schaefer, De-
troit 48235; designate the Post
of their preference. If a male
or female has served in the
Armed Forces of the U.S.A.
for at least 90 days, they are
eligible as a Veteran Member.
Everyone is invited to enlist as
a Contributing Member with-
out military service.
Friday, October 11, 1968-11
Sid Lantz was elected Com-
mander of the newly merged
Post, now known as Sgt. Morton
Silverman-Detroit Post No. 135 of
the Jewish War Veterans of the
U.S.A. The merger combined the
large memberships and glorious ,
histories of the former Silverman
Post No. 418 and the Detroit Post
No. 135. This con- '
solidation, fur -
ther, has brought
the best of two
i n comradship.
made up of pri-
War I veterans,
and the Silver-
man Post mem-
bership of men,
who have fought for their country
in World War II and since. Thus
a new era begins.
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We Don't Want Your Children
To EVER Be War Veterans
The Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. actually is plotting to
make itself EXTINCT. We hope sometime very soon, there
will be no need for veterans' organizations. We hope and pray
and FIGHT for PEACE.
BUT, IN THE MEANTIME,
WON'T YOU JOIN US in our momenta) struggle for Peace?
in our never-ending battle to UP-
HOLD THE FAIR NAME of the
in the combat against BIGOTRY
and HATRED, wherever it ex-
ists, and whoever is it's target?
WILL YOU JOIN US in the fight to perpetuate Americanism &
JOIN US to preserve and honor the memory and records of 'patriotic
service performed by men of the JEWISH FAITH.
Join with us in the biggest battle of all time. What we could not accomplish
in the wars we fought, we must win as civilians. We must fight hard for peace.
WILL YOU JOIN US? WE NEED YOU.
Pfc. Joseph L. Bale Post ;= - -474, 19161 Schaefer, Detroit 48235
Contributing Member $15.00
Veteran Member $15.00
Ladies Aux. $10.00
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