Israel Brief May 25-26, 2014: Pope Francis’s Israel Trip Schedule

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Visit to Israel of Pope Francis

Source: MFA

Pope Francis visit to Israel: Itinerary

Pope Francis visit to Israel: Itinerary

Pope Francis will be the fourth Pope to come to the Holy Land. He will visit Israel on May 25-26, 2014 – the 50th anniversary of the historic visit of Pope Paul VI.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

16:30 – Official arrival ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport

17:15 Departure by helicopter to Jerusalem

17:45 – Arrival at the Jerusalem helipad on Mount Scopus

19:00-20:00 – Ecumenical meeting on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the meeting in Jerusalem between Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras I in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre

20:15 – Dinner and meeting with Patriarchs and Bishops at the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem

Monday, May 26, 2014

08:15-09:00 – Meeting with the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and tour of the Temple Mount/Esplanade of the Mosques

09:10-09:30 – Visit to the Western Wall

09:45-09:55 – Lay a wreath at grave of Theodor Herzl, at Mount Herzl (with the President and Prime Minister)

10:00-10:30 – Visit to Yad Vashem (with the President and Prime Minister)

10:45 – Visit to the two chief rabbis at Heichal Shlomo

11:40-12:40 – Meeting with President Shimon Peres, at the Presidential Residence

13:00 – Private meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

15:30 – Meeting with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew, Mount of Olives

16:00-16:50 – Meeting with 500 priests and seminarians in the Church of Gethsemane, and the planting of a tree

17:20-19:00 – Holy Mass in the Room of the Last Supper (Cenacle)

19:30 – Transfer by helicopter from the Jerusalem helipad on Mount Scopus to Ben Gurion International Airport

20:00 – Farewell ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport

20:15 – Departure from Ben Gurion International Airport to Rome

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Israel Political Brief February 10, 2014: AIPAC Policy Conference 2014 Program, Schedule, Speakers & Facts – March 2-4

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AIPAC Policy Conference 2014

PC 2014 Schedule

Source: AIPAC

Saturday, March 1, 2014

3:00 PM

Registration and AIPAC Village Open

Sunday, March 2, 2014

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Opening General Session

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Club and Constituency Lunches

Leadership Luncheon (Senate Club, President’s Cabinet, Chairman’s Council, Minyan)
Synagogue Delegation Lunch

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Breakout Session 1

2:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Breakout Session 2

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Afternoon General Session

7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Additional Evening Programming

Off-Site Dinner for President’s Cabinet, Chairman’s Council, Minyan members
Campus Awards Program: “Sunday Night Live”
Special Events at Washington Convention Center

Monday, March 3, 2014

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Monday Morning General Session

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Club and Constituency Lunches

Capitol Club Lunch
Washington Club Lunch
Rabbi/Cantor Lunch

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Breakout Session 3

2:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Breakout Session 4

5:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Monday Afternoon General Session

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Additional Evening Programming

Leadership Reception (Senate Club, President’s Cabinet, Chairman’s Council, Minyan)

8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Live Concert Featuring David Broza

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Tuesday Morning General Session

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Lobbying Appointments

Israel Political Brief March 19, 2013: US President Barack Obama’s Middle East Trip to Israel March 20-23, 2013 Schedule

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President Obama’s Middle East Trip March 20-23, 2013

Source: WH

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Middle East Trip 2013

In the first foreign trip of his second term in office, President Obama will visit Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan.

Trip Schedule

WEDNESDAY

  • President Obama will arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel, marking the President’s first trip to Israel as President of the United States.
  • President Obama will view an *Iron Dome Battery in Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Later, President Obama will attend a bilateral meeting with Israeli President Peres in Jerusalem.
  • In the afternoon, President Obama will attend a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, followed by a press conference.
  • In the evening, President Obama will attend a working dinner hosted by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu.

* Iron Dome is a short range rocket and mortar defense system, which was developed by Israel and produced with U.S. assistance. The Iron Dome system has saved countless Israeli lives, most recently during the November 2012 Gaza conflict.

THURSDAY

  • President Obama will visit the Israel Museum, where he will view the Dead Sea Scrolls and also attend a technology expo.
  • President Obama will travel to Ramallah, West Bank where he will be greeted with an official arrival ceremony.
  • In the afternoon, President Obama will have a bilateral meeting with Palestinian Authority President Abbas.
  • President Obama will participate in a working lunch with Palestinian Authority President Abbas followed by a press conference.
  • Later, President Obama will attend a cultural event at Al-Bireh Youth Center and will meet with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Fayyad.
  • President Obama will give a speech at the Jerusalem Convention Center.
  • In the evening, President Obama will attend a dinner hosted by Israeli President Peres and will receive the Presidential Medal of Distinction.

FRIDAY

  • The President will attend wreath laying ceremonies at Mount Herzl at the grave sites of Theodor Herzl and Yitzhak Rabin.
  • President Obama will visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and participate in a wreath laying ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance.
  • In the afternoon, President Obama will travel to Bethlehem where he will tour the Church of the Nativity.
  • President Obama will travel to Amman, Jordan where he will be greeted by an official arrival ceremony.
  • President Obama will have a bilateral meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan followed by a press conference.
  • In the evening, the President will have dinner with King Abdullah II of Jordan.

SATURDAY

  • President Obama will travel to Petra.
  • President Obama will begin his journey back to the United States.

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Israel Political Brief March 2, 2012: AIPAC Policy Conference 2012 Speakers, Schedule & Facts — March 4-6

AIPAC POLICY CONFERENCE 2012: MARCH 4-6, 2012

The annual AIPAC Policy Conference is the largest gathering of the pro-Israel movement. Thousands of participants come from all 50 states to take part in “three of the most important days affecting Israel’s future.” The 2012 conference will be held March 4-6, 2012, in Washington, D.C. Thousands have already registered, don’t miss out on this truly remarkable experience to be in our nation’s capital with thousands of fellow pro-Israel supporters.

Confirmed Speakers:

President of the United States Barack Obama
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli President Shimon Peres
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Senator Carl Levin (D-MI)
Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT)
Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
and many more!

  • Confirmed Speakers

    See this year’s list of confirmed speakers for Policy Conference 2012.

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  • PC 2012 Schedule

    Check out this year’s Policy Conference schedule to find out what’s happening when.
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  • Shabbaton

    We are excited to announce that Rabbi Steven Weil, the Chief Executive Officer of the Orthodox Union, will be our Scholar-in-Residence for the Shabbaton.
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  • Frequently Asked Questions

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