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January Chapter Luncheon - Gil Elan briefing on Middle East
President & CEO of Southwest Jewish Congress and expert in Middle East affairs

This month we are pleased to host Gil Elan once more, for what has become our annnual Middle East briefing.  Anyone who has attended his briefs in the past knows what a treat it is to have the "insider's view" of current events.

Our monthly Chapter lunch is normally held on the first Tuesday of each month. Chapter meetings are open to all Members, USNA Alumni, guests and other friends of the Naval Academy.

Speaker:  Gil Elan, retired LTCOL of Israeli Defense Forces, and current President & CEO of Soutwest Jewish Congress

When: 11:30 am, Tuesday, January 21st 

Where: Park City Club, 5956 Sherry Lane, Suite 1700, Dallas TX 79225

Cost: $20 for Chapter members and their guests in advance; $25 at the door; $30 for non-members 

  To RSVP - either:
Click here to pay in advance online through our secure checkout. $20 members/$30 non-members


Pay at the Door
RSVP with a "zero dollar ticket" online; Pay at the door by check (strongly preferred over cash). $25 members/$30 non-members

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Speaker Biography:

Gil Elan is President & CEO of the Southwest Jewish Congress.

A retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Israel Defense Forces, he is a widely regarded expert on Israel and the Middle East, with extensive experience as an Israeli combat and briefing officer, and later as a strategic and political analyst in the international arena.

While serving in the Israel Defense Forces reserve, Colonel Elan was frequently called to active duty to lecture visiting dignitaries and politicians on various aspects of Israel's security concerns, military strategies and regional threats.

Following the 1982 war in Lebanon, he served as commander of the IDF Spokesman unit in Beirut.

Gil served as special emissary of the Jewish National Fund to the USA, was the Washington State director for AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee), the Northwest Region director of the Middle East Forum, Ohio Region executive director of the Friends of the IDF and, more recently, Southwest Region executive director of the American Jewish Congress. 

Educated in London and Tel Aviv, Gil Elan has been interviewed on numerous radio and TV shows, published articles and columns on the Middle East, and hosted a popular, live radio talk show in Seattle.

Event Information
Tuesday, Jan 21 2014 at 11:30am [ iCal ]
Park City Club
5956 Sherry Lane Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75225

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