Congregation Or Torah cordially invites you to attend our JUF Dessert Reception on behalf of the 2018 Jewish United Fund Annual Campaign Sunday, April 29, 2018 7:00 PM


Congregation Or Torah 3800 Dempster Street, Skokie No Cost to Attend

Rabbi Zvi & Laurie Engel
Renee & Phil Birn
Aviva & Phil Greenland
Aviva & Nate Lichtenstein
Ira Perlman
Jessica & Dov Robinson
Andrea & David Polster
Miki & Shmuel Schreiber

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Featuring Distinguished Speaker Yochi Dreazen

Yochi Dreazen is the foreign editor of, where he runs its coverage of national security, foreign policy, and news from around the world.

His book, "The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in the Era of Endless War," was picked as one of The New York Times's Notable Books of 2014 and one of Amazon's Best Books of 2014.

Prior to joining Vox, he was the managing editor at Foreign Policy, a contributing editor at The Atlantic, and a senior national security correspondent for National Journal.

He began his career at the Wall Street Journal and spent 11 years at the newspaper, most recently as its military correspondent. Mr. Dreazen covered the invasion of Iraq and spent the next two years helping to run the paper’s Baghdad bureau.

Mr. Dreazen has made more than 12 lengthy trips to Iraq and Afghanistan and has spent a total of nearly four years on the ground in the two countries, mostly doing front-line combat embeds. He has reported from more than 20 countries, including Pakistan, Russia, China, Israel, Japan, Turkey, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia.

His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Time, The Boston Globe, The New Republic, and he appears regularly on TV and radio.

For more information, please contact Sandi Kaplan at 312-444-2841 or

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