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Sunday, August 27 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
ON THE GROUND AT ENTEBBE - A RESCUE MISSION LIKE NO OTHER
In 1976, when an Air France plane was hijacked with 248 passengers and rerouted to Entebbe, Rami was the Operations Officer of the unit, under the command of Yoni Netanyahu. The operation took place at night. Israeli transport planes carried 100 commandos 4,000 km to Uganda for the rescue operation. Rami was part of the 33 officers and soldiers who freed the hostages at the Entebbe terminal. The operation, which took a week of planning, lasted only 90 minutes. In this session, Rami shares his amazing story and what he learnt about identity, mutual responsibility, and lessons that we can all use today.

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Rami Sherman

Rami Sherman was born on Israel and grew up on Kibbutz Lehavot Habashan. In 1976, when an Air France plane was hijacked and rerouted to Entebbe, Rami was the Operations Officer of the unit, under the command of Yoni Netanyahu. Along with his team, Rami was involved in both the planning and rescue mission. Upon returning to Israel, Rami continued to serve in the unit, was a Special Operations Commander, and later worked in reserves. Rami is married, has two daughters five grandchildren. He lives with his family on Kibbutz... Read More →


Sunday August 27, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 175