Events at the Vilna Shul

Havurah on the Hill with Gordon Zacks

Havurah on the Hill: Young Adults | Friday, May 14, 2010, 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Join Havurah on the Hill for a lay-led, non-denominational Kabbalat Shabbat service in Vilna Shul’s historic sanctuary.  After the service we will hear from a guest speaker Gordon Zacks and then enjoy a kosher buffet style dinner.

An expert on the Middle East and staunch advocate of Israel, Gordon Zacks served as an adviser to George H. W. Bush as National Chairman of the Bush for President National Jewish Campaign Committee and Co-Chairman of the Bush for President National Finance Committee, he was Vice-Chairman of the Bush/Quayle National Finance Committee and Co-Chairman of the Middle East Policy Task Force.  He served as Chairman of the US and Foreign Commercial Service Advisory Committee, the President’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiation for thirteen years, and he serves on the Bush Presidential Library Board of Trustees.

Zacks authored Defining Moments: Stories of Character, Courage, and Leadership , a collection of essays on leadership, which was published in 2006 by Beaufort Books.