DRAFT PROGRAM

JNF NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Diplomat Hotel
Hollywood, FL

November 10 - 13, 2017

Invited Keynote Speakers:
Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States
Gilad Erdan, Israel’s Minister of Public Security
MK Yair Lapid, Chairman, Yesh Atid
Ronald S. Lauder, Chairman of the Board

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9
All Day

Makor Retreat

1:00 – 8:00 pm

Conference Registration Available

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Arava Task Force Retreat

9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Conference Registration Available

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Go North Taskforce Meeting

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Women’s Campaign Meeting

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

JNF IN ISRAEL EXPO

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Housing Development Fund Meeting for Stakeholders

1:00 pm

College Summit Opening

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Opening Plenary

5:15 pm

Kabbalat Shabbat Services
Traditional
Egalitarian

6:30 pm

Shabbat Dinner (Reservations required)
Keynote Speaker
After Dinner Sweet and Greet



SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Conference Registration Available

8:00 - 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast Available

9:00 am

Shabbat Services (Torah from Jerry Abramson)
Traditional
Egalitarian

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sapphire and Chai Women’s Luncheon (By Invitation)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Shabbat Lunch

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

“The Twenty-First Century: A Jewish Vision, One Day at a Time”
Keynote Speaker:
Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, New York Times Best-Selling Author

1:45 – 3:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions

3:15 – 4:15 pm

Keynote Speaker

5:30 – 7:15 pm

Major Donors Reception

JNFuture Party



SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12
7:30 am - 7:30 pm

Conference Registration Available

7:30 – 8:30 am

Breakfast Available

7:30 am – 4:00 pm

JNF IN ISRAEL EXPO (Closed during plenary sessions)

8:30 – 9:00 am

Keynote Speaker

9:00 – 10:15 am

Concurrent Sessions

10:30 – 11:45 am

Plenary

11:45 – 1:15 pm

Open Time to Visit JNF in Israel Expo
Lunch Available

1:00 – 6:00 pm

High School Summit

1:15 – 2:30 pm

Plenary: Across the Aisle - Bipartisan Support for the U.S. – Israel Relationship
Introductory Remarks:  Gabriel Groisman, Mayor, Bal Harbour, FL
Special Invited Guests: Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
                                         Congressman Alcee Hastings
                                         Congressman Ted Deutch
                                         Congressman Brian Mast
Moderator:                      Lauren Morris Schulman, Political Consultant

2:45 – 3:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions
• “Ethics on the Field”
   Speaker: Brigadier General (Res.) Bentzi Gruber
• Other Sessions TBD

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Keynote Speaker

6:30 pm

Dinner/Gala
Honoring President José María Aznar with the Shalom Peace Award



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13
8:00 – 9:00 am

JNF Community Presidents Breakfast

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Lessons Learned From the Battlefield: Developing Leadership Skills” (By Invitation)
Facilitator: Brigadier General Bentzi Gruber

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 pm

JNF National Board of Directors Meeting (Open to all participants in the leadership session)