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Veterans Shabbat

at Congregation Shaaray Shalom | Sat Nov 09


Congregation Shaaray Shalom

711 Dogwood Ave
West Hempstead , NY 11552
Tel: 516-481-7448

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Date & Time

09:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Sat, Nov 09, 2019
Cost: Free Event

Commander Gary Glick will be giving the D’var Torah at the Veterans Shabbat Program on Saturday, November 9, at Congregation Shaaray Shalom, located at 711 Dogwood Ave, West Hempstead. Services begin at 9am and Commander Glick will be speaking at approximately 10:15 am

Gary Glick served in the US Army from July 1969 to February 1972.  

After four decades of being away from the military, Mr. Glick decided to join the Jewish War Veterans in 2011.  He quickly rose through the ranks and soon became Commander of Merrick’s Post 652.  In 2017, he was promoted to Senior Vice Commander of Nassau County of the Jewish War Veterans.

Gary Glick has spent the last 7 years striving to educate veterans about the Government benefits they are entitled to. Commander Glick stated that many Veterans are not aware of the financial benefits and opportunities that are available to them. He has spoken at Veteran’s groups to make them aware of the many things that they can get.

Nassau County has the second-largest number of veterans of any county in the country, approximately 50,000, according to the county Veterans Service Agency.

Gary Glick  arranges for Veterans to attend Veteran’s organizations locally and nationally. He speaks in various schools throughout Nassau County.  Commander Glick also has participated in numerous Veterans Day parades representing the Jewish War Veterans.

Some of Gary‘s awards include Arnold M. Fisher Memorial Award Man of the Year 2017, Long Island Nets 2017-18 Veteran of the Game December 23, 2017, Chapel of the Four Chaplains Legion of Honor 2018, and Jewish War Veteran Membership 2019.

Please join us for this very special program.