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Maj. Gen. Sid Shachnow, USA (ret.) Speaks to Capacity Crowd in Florida

Maj. Gen. Sid Shachnow, USA (ret.) with wife Arlene and Beth and Leslie AdlerMaj. Gen. Sid Shachnow, USA (ret.) with wife Arlene and Beth and Leslie AdlerOn Monday, March 10, JINSA leaders Leslie and Beth Adler hosted a capacity crowd of JINSA leaders and friends at Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest, Florida. The program featured JINSA Board of Advisors member Major General Sid Shachnow, USA (ret.) who gave a thought provoking speech on the rules of engagement in war.

Born in Kaunas, Lithuania, General Shachnow was imprisoned for three years during the Holocaust in a German concentration camp. In 1950, he immigrated to the United States. He enlisted in the U.S. Army rose up the ranks to become a Green Beret commander in Vietnam, the Commanding General of the U.S Army in Berlin, and Deputy Commanding General of 1st Special Operations Command in Fort Bragg, NC. He is the only Holocaust survivor to achieve the rank of general in the U.S. Army.

JINSA was in town to raise awareness and start to build our Florida Cabinet. If you want to take an active role in JINSA, join our leadership, host a parlor meeting, or attend our next program, please email Harris Vederman at hvederman@jinsa.org or call him at 202-667-3900. JINSA national leadership starts at $1,000 annually and there are many opportunities to get involved.

Capacity crowd listens to Maj. Gen. Shachnow, USA (ret.)Capacity crowd listens to Maj. Gen. Shachnow, USA (ret.)

Maj. Gen. Shachnow, USA (ret.) with Micky Davis, Ed Heil, and JINSA Vice President Len YablonMaj. Gen. Shachnow, USA (ret.) with Micky Davis, Ed Heil, and JINSA Vice President Len Yablon

Maj. Gen. Shachnow, USA (ret.) with Leslie Adler and Lt. Jordan Adler, USNMaj. Gen. Shachnow, USA (ret.) with Leslie Adler and Lt. Jordan Adler, USN

Maj. Gen. Shachnow, USA (ret.) with audience members at Temple Beth AmMaj. Gen. Shachnow, USA (ret.) with audience members at Temple Beth Am

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