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JWB Jewish Chaplains Council® Press Kit

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JWB Jewish Chaplains Council® History and Overview

About JWB Jewish Chaplains Council 

JWB Jewish Chaplains Council® is a nonprofit, U.S. government-accredited agency that serves the religious needs of Jewish military personnel and their families, wherever they serve, as well as patients in Veterans Affairs hospitals. Founded in 1917, on the cusp of America’s entry into World War I, the Jewish Welfare Board (JWB), as it was known at the time, sought to serve young Jewish men entering the military. Today, JWB Jewish Chaplains Council®, a signature program of JCC Association of North America, continues this work by honoring the service of Jewish men and women in the United States armed forces, safeguarding their rights, fulfilling their spiritual needs, and combating loneliness and isolation. 

For press inquiries, please contact Lauren Magy.