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Jewish War Veterans Host Flag Raising Ceremony for Veterans Day

Community News, The Jewish Outlook

Nov 23, 2021

Post 757 of the Jewish War Veterans host flag raising ceremony for Veterans Day Nov. 11 on the Dell jewish Community Campus. Credit: Steve Krant.

By Charlie Rosenblum  

Post 757 of the Jewish War Veterans remains an active part of Austin and Shalom Austin despite these difficult times.  The Post recently received a ‘Post Growth Award’ for the greatest increase in large Post membership nationwide, competing among more than 50 similar posts.  The Post also recently received a mini-grant from Shalom Austin for their community based projects they performed despite the pandemic. 

JWV Flag Ceremony

Post 757 of the Jewish War Veterans host flag raising ceremony for Veterans Day Nov. 11 on the Dell jewish Community Campus. Credit: Steve Krant.

Among those projects is the Veterans Day live flag raising at the Jewish Community Center on November 11.  The public was invited. The ceremony, which honors veterans worldwide, was held at 11:00 a.m. at the JCC flagpoles on the Dell Jewish Community Campus, and it featured Post 757’s honor guard and chaplain.  A special tribute was rendered to America’s men and women who served in the past and are now serving worldwide. ■

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