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The Battle of Beersheba

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October 2017 will mark the 100 year Centenary anniversary of one of the most famous and last great cavalry charges in history – The charge of the Australian Light Horse at Beersheba.

To commemorate this historical event, the Israel Travel Centre in conjunction with the Israel Ministry of Tourism and City of Beersheba are bringing out to Australia world-renowned expert and Chairman of The Society for the Heritage of WWI in the Land of Israel, Mr. Eran Tearosh, to share his knowledge on the Light Horse Charge.
Mr. Tearosh is being brought out by the Israel Travel Centre in conjunction with the Israel Ministry of Tourism and City of Beersheba to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the battle at Beersheba – which represents one of the greatest ANZAC battles and last great cavalry charges in history. Mr. Tearosh’s roadshow is also timed to coincide with a unique tour to retrace the actions of the Light Horsemen that fought in this famous battle taking place in October 2017.
The free informational talks will be run in cities all around Australia and will include two talks in Queensland:
1. Manly: Sunday 22nd May 2016, 2:00 – 4:00pm at Manly-Lota RSL (184 Melville Terrace, Manly)
2. Brisbane: Monday 23rd May 2016, 6:00 – 8:00pm at Kedron-Wavell Services Club (21 Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside)
During these talks, Mr. Tearosh will be discussing how the Battle of Beersheba:

  • Was one of Australia’s greatest military victories
  • Highlights the bravery and ingenuity of the ANZAC soldiers
  • Changed the face of the Middle East with lasting effects to this day
  • Laid the foundations for the restoration of the modern State of Israel

In addition to serving as Chairman of The Society for the Heritage of WWI in the Land of Israel, Mr. Tearosh is also one of the world’s foremost experts on the Light Horse Charge in Beersheba and fighting spirit of the ANZACs.
Israel Travel Centre Managing Director, Vicky Gonda, said that “never before has Australia been lucky enough to secure such a knowledgeable expert on the fighting spirit of the ANZACs and amazing battle that took place in Beersheba.”

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Mr. Tearosh will be touring Australia between the 15th – 31st June. Attendance is open to the public, but places are limited.
CONTACT:
For more information on events running in different cities and to secure bookings, visit: www.beersheba2017.com/lead-up-events.html
For more information on the 2017 Centenary tour in Israel, visit: www.beersheba2017.com/tour-itinerary.html
For all other general information, please contact:
Evian Gutman, Marketing & Communications Manager 0403 052 520

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