In the Sands of Sinai: A Physician’s Account of the Yom Kippur War
Wednesday, February 3
Falafel Dinner at 6:30 PM
Speaker at 7:00 PM
Cost: $9 M / $13 NM (includes dinner & dessert)
Enjoy a delicious Israeli meal and meet Dr. Itzhak Brook, MD, cancer survivor and physician, who served as an army medic in the Six Day War and a battalion physician during the Yom Kippur War. Dr. Brook authored the book “In the Sands of Sinai: A Physician’s Account of the Yom Kippur War,” recounting his personal experiences as a battalion physician during that time. It describes how he coped with his soldiers’ medical and psychological issues, the daily struggle of survival in the battle zone, the resourcefulness exhibited during the time of war and the struggle to preserve one’s humanity in the midst of it all. Spaces are limited, please pay and register in advance.