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Everyday Heroes: An Evening with Special in Uniform

August 8, 2017 6:30 pm


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Jewish National Fund Invites You to
Everyday Heroes: An Evening with Special in Uniform

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
6:30 - 8:00 pm

Chabad Jewish Community Center of Aspen
435 W. Main St., Aspen, CO 81611

"Integrating Young People with Disabilities into the IDF and Israeli Society"

Featuring Guest Speaker: Lt. Col. (Res.) Tiran Attia


Lt. Col. (Res.) Tiran Attia, Director, Special in Uniform

Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) Tiran Attia is the Director of Special in Uniform, a JNF partner and innovative program which integrates young men and women with disabilities into the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Special in Uniform goes beyond the walls of IDF bases, helping its graduates integrate into the workforce and Israeli society in meaningful ways. The work JNF does for people with disabilities and special needs helps ensure that everyone, regardless of individual challenges, is able to feel that they are not only supported, but that they belong. During his 28-year IDF career, Lt. Col. Attia commanded a tank, the Technology and Logistics training program, and the Sar-El program for army volunteers.

Space is Limited • RSVP Required • No Cost to Attend • Dietary Laws Observed

For more information, contact Boaz Meir, Executive Director, Mountain States, at bmeir@jnf.org or 303.573.7095 x977.

 

Contact the Mountain States Region:

Serving: Colorado, Wyoming, & Utah

6000 E Evans Ave Suite 1-200, Denver, CO 80222
[p] (303) 573-7095
[f] (303) 484-4330

Sharon Freedman, National Campaign Director
Boaz Meir, Regional Director
Stanley Kamlet, JNF Consultant
Matthew Leebove,  Senior Campaign Executive
Jessica Milstein, Associate Director
Audrey Lewis, Israel Programs Admissions Director
Cynthia Hizami, Esq., Director, Planned Giving

 

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