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Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story Playing at the JCC Manhattan

An award winning documentary about the life Yoni Netanyahu. An Israeli soldier who gave his life for his people.

PRLog - Sep. 4, 2012 - NEW YORK -- NEW YORK – The Dror for the Wounded Foundation will be screening Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story with Director Ari Pinchot on September 10th at 8p.m. at the JCC Manhattan located at 334 Amsterdam Avenue. Proceeds will go towards helping severely wounded (Israeli Defense Force) IDF veterans. This documentary was the recipient of the “Best of the Fest, Charleston Film Festival, 2012” and “Best Documentary, LA Jewish Film Festival, 2012”.

Ticket prices start at $36 for general admission. VIP tickets include a cocktail reception and start at $100, and the Warrior sponsorship rate is $360 a ticket. The Warrior sponsorship also includes five reserved seats, listing in the program, and a VIP cocktail reception with director Ari Daniel Pinchot. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.jspace.com/yoninetanuyahustory.

Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story is the award-winning documentary by Jonathan Gruber and Ari Daniel Pinchot. It tells the incredible story about the life of Yonatan Netanyahu. Netanyahu served as a Colonel in the Israeli Army. He was part of a deadly operation to save innocent people.

When 103 Israeli hostages were held captive at the Entebbe Airport in Uganda, Israel called upon a group of elite commandos to rescue their countrymen. On July 4, 1976 Lieutenant Colonel Yonatan Netanyahu led his men in a daring rescue to save helpless Israelis. When the gun smoke cleared the hostages were safe, but one hero didn’t come home.

The film follows the life of Colonel Netanyahu as young man who was called upon his country to protect those who were defenseless and the story of a man who struggled to find middle ground between his family and duty. The story is told through the poetry and personal letters Netanyahu wrote during his time in the Israeli Army. With the help of three Israeli Prime Ministers, and for the first time on camera Netanyahu’s wife gives her own account about the life of her husband.

Everyone is encouraged to come and learn the fascinating story of a real-life hero who gave his life at the age of thirty. To make a donation to the Dror for the Wounded Foundation and help severely wounded IDF veterans visit http://www.DrorFoundation.org. For more information email Sheeri@DrorFoundation.org.

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