TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – The Chabad of Briarcliff-Ossining will mark the 40th anniversary of Operation Entebbe with a presentation by former Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) commander Sassy Reuven, who was present at the raid, on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at the DoubleTree Hotel at 7:30 p.m.
Operation Entebbe, or Operation Thunderbolt, was the rescuing of Israeli hostages from Entebbe Airport in Uganda on July 4, 1976. 102 Israelis were saved by the IDF after hijackers diverted the plane from Tel Aviv to Uganda.
Tickets for Reuven's presentation are $20 in advance and $25 at the door, and advance tickets can be purchased online at www.chabadbriarcliff.com .
The DoubleTree Hotel is at 455 South Broadway in Tarrytown.