Benjamin Anthony MJE Scholar in Residence
& Shabbat Guest Speaker!
Sat Nov 5 @11 am | MJE West | 131 W 86th st 10th fl
Join us for an inspiring, user-friendly, explanatory, no-Hebrew necessary service featuring Scholar in Residence Benjamin Anthony. Followed by Kiddush, refreshments, and socializing!
Services Led by Rabbi Mark Wildes
9:30 am – services begin
10:30 am – Cafe Connect with Joshua D. Klein
11:00 am – Lecture by Benjamin Anthony
Topic: “My Israeli-Arab Conflict”
In this talk Sgt. Benjamin Anthony, Founder and Director of Our Soldiers Speak, presents an insider view into the human aspects of service in the I.D.F. and details the discrepancy between the perception and reality of combat and it’s consequences.
ABOUT BENJAMIN ANTHONY
Benjamin Anthony is the founder of Our Soldiers Speak (www.oursoldiersspeak.org). This non-for-profit NGO provides briefings and analysis on the realities and challenges faced by the Israel Defense Forces in asymmetrical combat situations. Benjamin is the lead lecturer for the organization which has reached diverse audiences at more than 300 campuses across several continents as well as leading think tanks in various countries.