Watch the conference here

Watch Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's keynote speech live on Tuesday at 8pm; Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahy on Wednesday at 6pm; and President-elect Shimon Peres on Thursday at 4pm. Tuesday morning's session (10am till 2.30pm) will also be on video, including speeches from Ambassador Dennis Ross, Professor Irwin Cotler and Professor Yehezkel Dror. On Wednesday at 12.30pm Professor Jehuda Reinharz's lunch address will be on video. The conference's final plenary session on Thursday at 3pm will also be on live video, as will that morning's earlier plenary session at 11am. All times Israel time.


Tuesday, July 10


10:00 – Opening Plenary Session

Welcome, Mr. Avinoam Bar-Yosef, JPPPI


Keynote Address

Ambassador Dennis Ross, "Strategic Thinking for the Jewish People"

Professor Irwin Cotler, "The Gathering Storm"


13:00 – Lunch and Plenary Session

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

Respondent: TBA (Possibly: Mortimer Zuckerman)



19:15-21:15 – Dinner and Plenary Session

Introduction, Mr. Lester Crown, JPPPI


Keynote Address:

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, "My Vision for the Future of the Jewish People and Israel-Diaspora Relations" (tentative title)


Wednesday, July 11


12: 30-14:30 Plenary Session

Professor Jehuda Reinharz, "The Balfour Declaration: Then and Now"


18:00 – 20:00 Dinner and Plenary Session

Introduction, Mr. Mortimer B. Zuckerman, Editor-in-Chief, U.S. News & World Report

Benjamin Netanyahu, MK, Chairman of the Opposition


Thursday, July 12


11:00 – 12:45 Plenary Session

Presentation by Working Group chairs of recommendations and prioritizations



15:00 – 16:00 Final Plenary Session

Ambassador Dennis Ross, "Policy Recommendations: Analysis and Priorities" Discussion


16:00 –17:30 Closing

Introduction, Mr. Zeev Bielski, Chairman, Jewish Agency Executive

Shimon Peres, President-elect of the State of Israel


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