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99% Intercepted. Defeating the Iranian Air Attack.

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Advance registration is required. RSVP by May 17.

On April 13, the country of Iran launched an unprecedented attack on Israel. Extraordinarily, Israel’s use of technology, ingenuity and diplomacy helped defeat the onslaught by intercepting a remarkable 99% of the rockets and missiles fired.

Join Federation for a deeper dive into this monumental military event.

Our guest from Israel will be IDF Air Force Brigadier General Shmaya Avieli (Res.), who brings a unique perspective on Israeli defense technology and the security and military cooperation between Israel and the USA.

Look at current events in Israel from a closer angle. Grab your favorite morning brew and let’s talk on May 19. Please register for your Zoom link today.

We look forward to seeing you,  

Betsy Heuer, Jeff Schlussel and Ron Sollish  

Program Chairs  

Questions for our speaker? Please include them when registering.  

About Shmaya Avieli

In addition to serving as an IDF Air Force Brigadier General, Shmaya is the former head of the Foreign Aid Directorate (SIBAT) at the Israeli Ministry of Defense. In the Israeli Air Force, he served as Commander of the Palmachim airbase and as the IDF attaché in Washington, D.C. prior to his retirement from military service.

How to participate

Online event

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Organized By
Jewish Federation Israel and Overseas
Point of Contact

Lior Zisser-Yogev

  • Sun, May 19
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
  • Online event
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