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Everyday Heroes: An Evening with Special in Uniform

August 15, 2017 7:00 pm

Temple Sinai

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

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

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
7:00 pm: Program

Temple Sinai
3509 S. Glencoe St., Denver, CO 80237

Featuring Guest Speaker: Lt. Col. (Res.) Tiran Attia, Director, Special in Uniform


Lt. Col. (Res.) Tiran Attia

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.

This event is free and open to the community. However, registration is required.

For more information, contact Jessica Milstein, Associate Director, Mountain States at jmilstein@jnf.org or 303.573.7095 x978.

 

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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