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Rabbi Irving Elson

Heads JWB Jewish Chaplains Council and JCC Association Armed Forces and Veterans Services Committee. Recruits rabbis to serve in the armed forces and veterans affairs chaplaincies. Directs professional training conferences and lay leadership workshops. Advises the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs on matters of Jewish welfare in the Armed Forces and at Veterans Hospitals. Visits US Armed Forces bases and installations worldwide.

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Rabbi Abbi Sharofsky

Works with the nearly 70 JWB certified Jewish military lay leaders, coordinates the annual JWB training course and Shabbaton, and is the point person for new initiatives involving the provision by JCCs of programs and services for current and returning Jewish military personnel and their families.

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David E. Posner

Provides primary consultation services to JCCs. Directs all aspects of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Excellence in Leadership & Management related to organizational excellence, and provides assistance to JCCs in strategic thinking and planning. Oversees the activities of JWB Jewish Chaplains Council. Develops Biennial and Professional Conference content, and serves as JCC Association liaison to continental groups on security matters.

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Janine Acevedo

Provides administrative and program support for JWB Jewish Chaplains Council and summer VISA program.

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