17 2017

UJF Morning with Matan Dansker

9:30AM - 11:30AM  


United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien Invites You to Join Us For... .
A morning with Matan Dansker
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Second Floor Classroom, JCC Stamford, 1035 Newfield Avenue
Light breakfast will be available
Passing the Torch
The sense of responsibility that Israel’s younger generation has towards its state, as well as the realities and beautiful aspects of life in Israel amidst the complexities. Matan will share his experiences of the past two years in the fight against BDS throughout campuses in the USA and across the world, with emphasis on the importance of the Jewish communities’ role in defending Israel’s name in the international arena.
Matan hails from Jerusalem Israel where he is currently a scholar at the Shalem College focused on Middle East and Islamic studies, together with humanities. Matan is a Commander in the IDF, where he served with distinction during the war in Gaza 2 years ago. Matan was in the lead group entering Gaza where unfortunately he lost 7 of his boys right at the outset of the battle. This tragedy was followed by the loss of his closest childhood friend but one day later, yet he went on to lead his men victoriously and was decorated for his role.
This presentation is free and open to the public.
For more information please contact Diane Sloyer
(203) 321-1373, ext 105