Jewish War Veterans plan Memorial Day ceremony

On Sunday May 29, the Jewish War Veterans hold a Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. at the Jewish Federation building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. Rabbi Ze’ev Smason of Nusach Hari B’nai Zion will conduct the service. Names of departed Jewish Veterans will be read by members of Jewish War Veterans Post 644.The public is welcome to attend the ceremony. The service will conclude with the playing of TAPS at the flag in the front of the building. 

Earlier in the day, Jewish War Veterans will start the day by preparing breakfast for 200 Boy Scouts, who will then depart to place 7,000 American flags on Jewish War Veteran graves in seven Jewish cemeteries in St Louis. Each boy will receive a certificate of appreciation for participating in the day’s activities.  For more information  on the Memorial Day activites, contact Jack Lite, Jewish War Veterans Memorial Center President, at 314-567-1226.