Avinoam Bar-Yosef
Zeev Bielski
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Jewish People Policy Planning Institute Conference schedule

The Conference on the Future of the Jewish People, July 10-12, 2007, Mount Zion Hotel, Jerusalem. Plenary sessions will be broadcasted live on Ynetnews

Tuesday, July 10


9:00 Registration, Coffee – Mount Zion Hotel


10:00 Opening Plenary Session

Welcome, Avinoam Bar-Yosef, JPPPI

Greetings, Rachel Fish


Keynote addresses:

Ambassador Dennis Ross, “Strategic Thinking for the Jewish People”

Professor Irwin Cotler, “The Gathering Storm: Strategic Challenges on the Jewish Policy Horizon”


13:00 Lunch and Plenary Session

Professor Yehezkel Dror, “The Jewish People in an Era of Ruptures”


14:30 – 18:30 Working Groups – Sessions I + II

The President-elect of Israel and several Cabinet Ministers will attend various sessions in the course of the conference


19:15-21:15 Dinner and Plenary Session

Introduction, Lester Crown


Keynote address:

Ehud Olmert, Prime Minister of the State of Israel, “My Vision for the Future of the Jewish People and

Israel-Diaspora Relations” (tentative title)


Wednesday, July 11


9:00-13:00 Mount Zion Hotel

Working Groups – Sessions III + IV


13:00-14:30 Lunch and Plenary Session

Professor Jehuda Reinharz, “The Balfour Declaration: Then and Now – Jewish Statesmanship in the Contemporary World”


14:30 – 16:30 Working Groups – Session V


18:00 – 20:00 Dinner and Plenary Session

Benjamin Netanyahu, Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Opposition


Thursday, July 12


9:00-10:30 Mount Zion Hotel

Working Groups – Session VI - Summary and formulation of policy recommendations


11:00 – 13:15 Plenary Session at Mishkenot Sha’ananim

Presentation by Working Group leaders of policy recommendations


13:30 – 14:45 Lunch


14:45 – 16:15 Final Plenary Session

Ambassador Dennis Ross, “Policy Recommendations: Analysis and Priorities”



16:15 Closing

Introduction, Zeev Bielski, Chairman of the Executive, Jewish Agency for Israel

Shimon Peres, President-elect of the State of Israel


פרסום ראשון: 07.08.07, 13:47
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