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Israel: Seventy and Strong Summit Schedule

Gala and Summit

The Premier Christian Celebration of Israel’s 70th
and the Move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem

Washington, D.C.
May 13 – 15, 2018
Conference Guide

Schedule of Events*

Sunday May 13th // 6:30-9:30pm
Gala dinner celebration
Museum of the Bible
Check in begins at 5:30pm
Exhibit tables open from 5:30pm-7pm
Keynote Speakers Reuven Azar, Embassy of Israel, and Gary Bauer, CUFI Action Fund

Monday May 14th // Day & Evening
Key Bridge Marriott
All sessions will take place in Potomac Ballroom 1st floor
8:15-Registration and Exhibit area open
9:00–10:30 – Israel at 70 Overview
Yaron Gamburg, Embassy of Israel, and Dr. Jürgen Bühler, ICEJ
10:30–11:00 – Coffee Break
11:00–12:20 – The Issues Facing Us
What Is Christian Zionism? Susan Michael, ICEJ-USA
The Israel Divide in the Church: Dr. Jim Showers, Friends of Israel, Malcolm Hedding, ICEJ
The Israel Divide in the Millennial Generation: Dr. Jeremy Roberts, Brushy Creek Baptist Church
12:20–1:30 – Lunch, Capital View Ballroom 14th Floor
1:30–2:30 – Increasing Our Impact
Voice of Christian Media: Dr. Jerry Johnson, National Religious Broadcasters
Voice of Christian Israeli Arabs: Pastor Saleem Shalash, Nazareth
Israel’s Volunteerism: To Life Documentary
2:45 – 3:30 – Israeli Innovation
Avi Jorisch, Author of Thou Shalt Innovate
3:45 – 4:45 – Political Action for Israel
Speakers from Various Organizations
2:45–4:45 – Growing the Movement
Young Adults: Peter Ecenroad, ICEJ-USA
Churches: Dr. Tricia Miller, CAMERA
Hispanics: Eve Nunez, National Latina/Latino Commission
African-Americans: Rev. Derek McCoy, Urban CURE
Focus Group: Reports on Next Steps
4:45–7:30 – Dinner Break You can reserve dinner here
7:30–9:00 – The Future Face of Christian Support for Israel
My Hope Is in You – An Evening for All Ages with Focus on Young Leaders
Aaron Shust and Dr. Jeremy Roberts
9:00–10:30 – The Hope Movie Screening
Please note exhibit tables will be open before and after each session and during coffee breaks

Tuesday May 15th // 10 Till Noon
Celebration of US Embassy Opening in Jerusalem
Capital View Ballroom
Speakers include Itai Bar Dov, Embassy of IsraelPastor Saleem Shalash,
Dr. Jerry Johnson, Dr. Jürgen Bühler, and Jordanna McMillan

* Schedule is subject to change

Please note that the event will take place at different locations in Washington D.C. The Gala will be held at the Museum of the Bible, the Summit at the Key Bridge Marriott, and the Celebration of US Embassy Opening TBD.

We recommend that guests stay at the Key Bridge Marriott 703-524-6400.  Our room block is currently sold out but the hotel may still have rooms. Please visit the FAQ’s page for more suggestions.

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