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Chabad Jewish Center in Vail hosts Monday, Aug. 6 lecture on battlefield ethics

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General Bentzi Gruber will speak on Battlefield Ethics on Monday, Aug. 6 at the Arrabelle Hotel in Vail.

VAIL — Chabad Jewish Center on Monday, Aug. 6, will host a presentation titled "Ethics in the Field: An Inside Look at the Israel Defense Forces," by General Bentzi Gruber of the Israel Defense Force. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. at The Arrabelle at Vail Square in Lionshead Village.

Gruber is currently vice–commander of an armored division of 20,000 soldiers, a position that followed other significant posts of command in the course of more than 30 years serving in the IDF Reserves. This position within the army has given him access and permission to present materials and information that is usually only seen by military or government officials. Gruber has spoken at national conferences, community events, military academies, college campuses and middle and high schools around the world.

'Ensure the country's security'

Rabbi Dovid Mintz, Director of Chabad Jewish Center of Vail and one of the event organizers said, "In 'Ethics in the Field: An Inside Look at the Israel Defense Forces,' (Gruber) takes audiences behind the scenes of the IDF's daily battle to both ensure the country's security and uphold one of the most rigorous military codes of ethics in the world today."

In a unique multimedia presentation combining classified IDF footage, shocking statistics, and riveting personal narration, Gruber explores the dilemmas constantly facing IDF commanders in locating terrorists within a civilian population, The IDF's unique ethical code and the effectiveness of the IDF's preventative efforts against terrorist attacks.

Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. This event is co-sponsored by the Vail Daily and the Arrabelle Arrabelle at Vail Square.

If you go …

What: Ethics in the Field: An Inside Look at the Israel Defense Forces,” with General Bentzi Gruber of the Israel Defense Force.

When: 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6.

Where: Arrabelle at Vail Square, Lionshead Village.

Cost: Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

More information: Call the Chabad Jewish Center at 970-476-7887, or go to http://www.jewishvail.com.