Speaker to highlight Israeli village for disabled
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Speaker to highlight Israeli village for disabled

Avnet Kleiner
Avnet Kleiner

In honor of National Disabilities Awareness Month, Avnet Kleiner, a member of Jewish National Fund’s speaker’s bureau, will speak at Temple Israel & Jewish Community Center in Ridgewood on Sunday, March 5, at 10:30 a.m.

Mr. Kleiner is director of development for Aleh Negev-Nahalat Eran, a pioneering rehabilitation village in Israel’s Negev that provides severely disabled children and adults with a comprehensive framework for life. He also is a founder of two nonprofits, ALFA, which works to advance the rights of Israeli Holocaust survivors, and WhatIsrael, which promotes constructive conversations about Israel on university campuses worldwide. For more information, call (201) 444-9320 or go to www.synagogue.org.

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