I AM MY BROTHER'S KEEPER JANUARY 27, 2016:
HONORING MACHAL (FOREIGN VOLUNTEERS) WHO AIDED ISRAEL'S WAR OF INDEPENDENCE
3,500 volunteers from 37 countries came to build Israel's Air Force and serve as infantry soldiers. Of the total volunteers, 1,500 came from the US—despite the fact the that US State Department declared aiding Israel as an illegal act.
The program began with an exhibit on MACHAL and a talk by Si Spiegelman, a MACHAL member in the IDF, who spoke about his personal experiences
Then the participants viewed Nancy Spielberg's documentary Above and Beyond