29 Kislev, 5763
The Jewish Agency: Major Participant in the Herzliya Conference
Sessions Today Will Deal With the Jewish People
The Jewish Agency is a major participant of the third Herzliya Conference on "The Balance of Israel's National Security," which is convening from 2-4 December, at the Accadia Hotel to discuss "The New Strategic Landscape: Trends, Challenges and Responses."
Two special sessions to be held today, Wednesday, 4 December from , will be devoted to topics of cardinal interest, pertaining to the Jewish People, as an element in Israel's National Security equation. Jewish Agency Personalities will play major roles in these sessions. Likewise Jewish Agency Chairman Sallai Meridor will speak in the closing session of the conference (), in which Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will give an address.
Ambassador Dennis Ross, Chairman of the Washington Institute and Jewish Agency's Jewish People Policy Planning Institute and Professor Yehezkel Dror, Founding President the institute and Mr. Avinoam Bar-Yosef, its Director-General, will speak on the 11th Session () "The New International Frontlines"
At 19:45 Jewish Agency Director-General, Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Giora Romm, Prof. Sergio DellaPergola who also heads the Jewish Agency's Jewish Demography initiative and Mrs. Carol Solomon, member of the Executive of the Jewish Agency Board of Directors, will report on the findings of a Jewish Agency-led Think Tank paper on "Demographic Shifts in the Jewish World: Forecasts and Implications," during the 12th session of the Conference ,"The Jewish World, Trends, Influences and Political Implications" (which will be devoted to the issues of demographics, and Arab anti-Semitism). For additional information contact
the Office of the Spokesman:
Liaison to Foreign Press and Media
Jewish Agency for Israel