9 2021

JNF & CBA present: Special in Uniform: Inclusion In The IDF

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth Am Congregation Beth Am

Contact Monica Edelman
​858-824-9178 x988

Featured guest speaker, Major. (Res.) Tiran Attia, will spoeak about the the program, Special In Uniform, an inclusive program integrates youth with disabilities into the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) and helps prepare them for careers following their army service.

Major. (Res.) Tiran Attia serves as Director of Jewish National Fund-USA affiliate, Special in Uniform, an innovative program that integrates young people with autism and other disabilities into the IDF and, in turn, into Israeli society. After their service, Special in Uniform helps usher its graduates toward a self-sufficient life, through employment or other meaningful societal involvement, once they are discharged from the army. Over the course of his distinguished 30-year career in the Israel Defense Forces, Major. Attia commanded a tank, the IDF's Technology and Logistics Forces training program, and the Sar-El program for army volunteers from around the world.

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There will be a reception following the event in the Hassman Family Social Hall by Myra Chack Fleischer

Sponsor: Congregation Beth Am