Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
“What’s a Nice Jewish Doctor from Long Island Doing in the World’s Most Volatile Areas?”
A finalist for the CNN program “CNN Heroes,” highlighting people for their extraordinary achievements, Dr. Hodes work is the subject of the HBO documentary “Making the Crooked Straight” as well as a new book This is a Soul: The Mission of Rick Hodes.
For decades Dr. Hodes, an observant Jew from Long Island, has lived and worked in Ethiopia on behalf of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Dr. Hodes has worked in some of the world’s most volatile regions in the world risking his life to save the lives of others:
Lunch provided by Brookdale, North Raleigh
RSVP by September 7, 2017
JCC Members: FREE General Community: $10.00