AJC Board of Governors Institute 2013 Tentative Program

TENTATIVE PROGRAM

This program is tentative and subject to change.

Pre-trip to Athens, Greece (Jan. 24-25) ◦ Pre-trip to Amman, Jordan (Jan. 26-27)
Israel (Jan. 27-30) ◦ Berlin (Jan. 30-Feb. 1)
Post-trip to Paris, France (Feb. 3-5)

ISRAEL

Sunday, January 27

1-4 PM: Optional visit to Yad Vashem in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Location: Yad Vashem
5-6 PM: Welcome Reception
Location: David Citadel Hotel
6:15-7:30 PM: Evening Program
Location: David Citadel Hotel
7:30-9 PM: Dinner
Location: The David Citadel Hotel

Monday, January 28

8:30-10 AM:
doors open at 8 AM
Board of Governors Meeting (over breakfast)
Location: The David Citadel Hotel
11-12:30 PM: Israel Voted. Now What?
A panel unpacking the Israeli elections
Location: AJC Beit Moses Office
12:45-4:30 PM: Diplomatic Consultations: Israel’s National Priorities, Challenges and Opportunities
Location: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
5-6 PM: Afternoon break
6-7:15 PM: The Great Debate: Settlements—Obstacle to Peace or a Red Herring?
Location: The David Citadel Hotel
7:30-9 PM: Dinner
Location: The David Citadel Hotel

Tuesday, January 29

Morning: Breakfast (on your own)
Location: The David Citadel Hotel
8:30 AM: Tracks
Track 1: Israel’s Regional Security Dynamic
Track 2: The Palestinian Mood on the Street
Track 3: Inter-religious Relations in the Holy Land
Track 4: Solidarity Mission to the South
5-6 PM: Afternoon break
6 PM: Cultural Performance
Location: David Citadel Hotel
7 PM: Dinner (on your own)

Wednesday, January 30

Morning: Breakfast (on your own)
Location: The David Citadel Hotel
9-10:30 AM: Meetings
12 PM: Depart for Ben Gurion Airport
4:40 PM: Air Berlin 8903 departs TLV
8:05 PM: Arrival of delegation at Tegel airport

BERLIN

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

8:05 PM: Arrival of delegation at Tegel airport
9:30 PM: Special hotel check in (with light buffet dinner)
Location: Adlon Hotel

Thursday, January 31, 2013

9-10 AM : Berlin 360˚: An introductory session
Location: Adlon Hotel
10:30 AM: Various meetings across Berlin
12:45-2:15 PM: Lunch
3-4:30 PM: Meeting with German Parliamentarians and tour of the parliament
Location: Bundestag
4:30-6:30 PM: Afternoon break
7 PM: Dinner with Konrad Adenauer Foundation partners
Location: Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Friday, February 1

8:30 AM: Celebrating 15 Years of the AJC Berlin Ramer Institute: A Tribute to Larry Ramer (over breakfast)
Location: Adlon Hotel
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Various meetings across Berlin
1:00 – 2:30 PM: Lunch with Friedrich Ebert Foundation partners
3:00 – 4:30 PM: Jewish Life in Germany: A panel discussion
6:00 PM: Optional Shabbat services at Berlin synagogues
7:00 PM: Light Shabbat dinner
Official conclusion of program
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