Ron Edelheit to Speak

Temple Beth Rishon presents:

Shabbat Service Guest Speaker IDF Captain, Ron Edelheit

Oakland NJ edelheitOn Friday, May 29, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Israeli Defense Force Captain (res.), Ron Edelheit, will share his unique views of Israel and describe his experiences while on active duty during the recent operation in Gaza. Assigned to the IDF’s Spokesperson’s Unit, he was called to active duty during this recent military operation. During that time he served as a liaison for the IDF to the media. Mr. Edelheit describes the Gaza tunnels: “These tunnels are not just foxholes. They are complicated structures. They’re long. They have electricity. They have trails and tracks going through them.”

Mr. Edelheit, son of a Holocaust survivor, is an historian, archeologist, paratrooper and the Chairperson of the Israeli Harley Davidson Club. He is fluent in English and a charismatic, funny and dynamic speaker.

The presentation will take place during Shabbat Services at 8 PM at Temple Beth Rishon, 585 Russell Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481. Q & A will follow. Please contact the Temple office at 201-891-4466 for information.