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MetroWest Community Breakfast

September 25, 2016 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Temple Israel of Natick
145 Hartford Street, Natick, MA 01760
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Guest Speaker: Sorin Hersko
Sorin Hershko served as an elite paratrooper in the Israel Defense Forces. Shortly before his release from military duty, Hershko was given the opportunity to fly to Entebbe and take part in a mission to rescue hostages being held by terrorists. During the daring operation he was shot and became paralyzed from the neck down, making him the most severely wounded soldier from the rescue mission.  Despite his disability, Hershko went on to complete a B.A. in sociology from Tel Aviv University and founded a private software company.

Hershko became chairman of the JNF partner organization LOTEM, an Israeli nonprofit organization dedicated to making nature accessible for people with special needs. Under Hershko’s leadership, LOTEM brings close to 35,000 participants per year out of their confines to learn about nature and to enjoy a normative experience together with the rest of society. 

Event Chair: Dubi Gordon

Table Captains: Marjory Aarons, Lisa & Alan Avery-Peck, Saul Berelowitz, Laura &Steve Black Deborah & Jonathan Bruce, Omi & Paul Cantor, Jennifer Dolgoff, Avi Finder, Shai Fuxman, Monica & Joel Grinberg, Sue & Kurt Linden, Harriet Merkowitz, Carolyn & Israel Michaeli, Gail & Jay Pearlstein, Phil & Paige Peck, Barbara & Michael Richmond, Dalia & Zvi Ron, Linda & Ari Silverman, Julie & John Sudenfield, Dee & Barry Unger, Kym Cohen & Annette Zeigler

Dietary laws observed.
No cost to attend.

RSVP by September 20 online

For more information or to become a table captain: Gali Gordon at or 617.423.0999 x814.


Contact the New England Region:

Serving: The New England Region

77 Franklin Street, Suite 514, Boston, MA
[p] (617) 423-0999
[f] (617) 423-0888

Sharon Freedman, National Campaign Director
Sara Hefez, Executive Director, New England & The Capital District
Dana Gerbie Klein, Director of Admissions AMHSI & National Impact Fellowship Coordinator
Gali Gordon, Campaign Executive 
Rina Wagman, Campaign Executive 


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