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EMET: The Jerusalem Conference for International Policy

March 8, 2011 @ 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM

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The Endowment for Middle East Truth is pleased to be a sponsor of this year’s Jerusalem Conference for International Policy on Capitol Hill.

Below you can see a tentative schedule of the many accomplished speakers and policymakers who will be speaking, as well as information on how to register.

Tentative schedule

Seminar on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, March 8, 2011 – Room HVC 201
“The Drastically Changing Middle East—and the Israeli Constant”

Opening welcome by Chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)

1:00 – 1:30
Opening address by Ambassador Michael Oren: History of U.S.-Israel Relations—Going back to U.S. Revolutionary days

1:30 –2:15

Maintaining a Strong Israel in the Changing Landscape of the Middle East Israeli Minister of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Yuli-Yoel Edelstein Senator James Inhofe (R-OK)

2:15 – 3:00

The Role of Congress in U.S. Middle East policy
Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL)
Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY)
Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY)


Sanctions against Iran

Spokesman for the Treasury Department’s Office for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence

The Iranian Threat in the Middle East and Western Hemisphere

A report from Israel: Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, Director-General, Ministry of Strategic Affairs; former head of research, IDF Intelligence Branch

Ambassador Roger F. Noriega, Director at Visión Américas, former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs and Ambassador to the OAS

4:00 Closing –
Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), confirmed; timing TBD


Seminar Partners:

The Israel Project, Jerusalem Center for International Policy, International Israel Allies Caucus Foundation, Bnai Brith, Republican Jewish Coalition, National Jewish Democratic Council, Endowment for Middle East Truth, National Council of Young Israel

For information and registration: info@jerusalemconference.org / 480 277 3412

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March 8, 2011
12:45 PM - 4:30 PM



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Capitol Visitor Center
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