The Ben Katz Post #580 of the Jewish War Veterans of America (JWV) will be holding a regional convention this weekend. National Commander Dr. Barry Schneider is in town and will oversee the activities, the first time a National Commander has been in New Orleans for some time.
The Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma (TALO) convention begins with a banquet on Saturday night at the Holiday Inn in Metairie, the convention’s headquarters. A convention meeting will be held on Sunday morning, January 20 following a morning prayer service at 8:00 a.m. at Congregation Beth Israel, 4004 W. Esplanade.
The JWV members will also participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. March on Monday, January 21.