Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple will host Eli Yablonek, a decorated IDF solider, at its Kabbalat Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. Sept. 13 at 23737 Fairmount Blvd. in Beachwood.
Yablonek served in the 1973 Yom Kippur War and lost his sight and arm in military service. He will share his life story and how the Israel Guide Dog Center helped him gain mobility, independence and companionship. The service and talk are open to the community. An oneg will follow.