Wednesday, April 24, 2013
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
B'nai B'rith International Senior Vice President Ira Bartfield to act as a meeting leader with Tom Garofalo, Foreign Affairs Aide to Rep. Moran.
Join us as the community is briefed by Benjamin Franklin Award Winner, Peter Howard, PhD - Strategic Analyst in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs and an expert on the Arab Spring and emerging world powers in the Middle East. Dr Howard is joined by William Davies Sohier, Senior Political Officer on Israel and Palestinian Affairs and Sarah Yerkes, PhD, who has published on political reform and civil society in the Middle East and speaks fluent Arabic and Hebrew. Join them for this not to be missed discussion.
Following our U.S. State Department briefings visit with Virginia's Senators and Members of Congress to advocate on top issues for the Jewish community:
- protecting health and human services funding, the Older Americans Act,
- defending a strong U.S.-Israel relationship and
- stopping the threat of a nuclearize Iran.
Registration $40 by Wednesday, April 17 at
Includes Kosher Lunch & Reception Snacks and Taxi Service from the State Department to Capitol Hill
All statewide Jewish communities are welcome, contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org / 703-893-4007) for more information
The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington and the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington join together in offering this program with their sister JCRCs / Federations of Richmond, Tidewater & Peninsula and with the following Greater Washington Jewish human service agencies: the Jewish Council for the Aging, Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, Jewish Foundation for Group Homes, and the Jewish Social Service Agency.