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BHJC Speaker Series: The State of Israel: Seventy Years Young with Jonathan Davis

The Beverly Hills Jewish Community Speaker Series and the Jewish Platform for Advocacy and Community Engagement present:

The State of Israel: Seventy Years Young with Jonathan Davis on January 13, 2018 11:30 am at The Beverly Hills Hotel.

RSVP to info@beverlyhillsjc.org or (310) 276-4246.

JONATHAN DAVIS is Vice-President for External Relations at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya.

He heads the Raphael Recanati International School and is a Member of the Advisory Board of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism. Mr. Davis also serves as a Lieutenant Colonel (Res) in the IDF Spokesman’s office.

Jonathan served in a paratrooper reconnaissance unit commanded by former Minister of Defense Shaul Mofaz. This unit executed many behind-the-lines missions, including a mission on the Syrian-Iraqi border during the 1973 Yom Kippur War. He was an IDF Spokesperson during the intifada and the 2nd Lebanon war.

He was an active participant in the rescue of Ethiopian Jewry during “Operation Solomon”. In 1978 he served as an emissary of the Prime Minister’s offi ce in the Former Soviet Union. Born in England and raised in the US, he was educated at Columbia University, JTS, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University.

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Later Event: January 14
Morning Minyan