Jewish Agency Board of Governors to Discuss Western Wall, Conversion at Autumn Meetings

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL – Hundreds of Jewish leaders from around the world will gather in Jerusalem next week (October 29-31) for The Jewish Agency for Israel Board of Governors’ autumn meetings.
 
The meetings will feature appearances by Speaker of the Knesset Yuli (Yoel) Edelstein; Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources Yuval Steinitz; Chairman of the Zionist Union Avi Gabbay; Chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel Natan Sharansky; and ministers and Members of Knesset representing both coalition and opposition parties.
 
Main events:
 
Sunday, October 29       
8:15 AM          Opening plenary, featuring addresses by Chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel Natan Sharansky and Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources Yuval Steinitz
 
Tuesday, October 31
8:30 AM          First-ever meeting of the Jewish Agency Executive at the Knesset, hosted by Speaker of the Knesset Yuli (Yoel) Edelstein (closed meeting)
11:00 AM        Dozens of meetings with ministers and Members of Knesset from both the coalition and the opposition *
12:00 PM        Special session of the Caucus for Strengthening the Jewish People, co-chaired by MK David Bitan (Likud) and MK Dr. Nachman Shai (Zionist Union) *
3:00 PM          Closing plenary, featuring an address by Chairman of the Zionist Union Avi Gabbay

 

 

 

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