NEW YORK (Jan. 7)
Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger, former United States Ambassador to Israel Samuel Lewis and Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Meir Rosenne will be among the featured speakers at the United Jewish Appeal’s Washington Connection II in Washington, D.C., under the leadership of UJA national vice chairman Jerome Dick.
Beginning Tuesday evening, January 27, and continuing to nightfall on Wednesday, January 28, participants will exchange views with Washington’s key policy makers on leading domestic and international issues, meet Jewish members of Congress, greet the leaders of Washington’s Jewish community and discuss issues affecting the strategic relationship between the United States and Israel, Dick said. In addition, there will be a gala dinner party at the Israel Embassy.
At other seminars, participants will receive a behind-the-scenes in-depth analysis of Middle East issues and a look at the post-election Washington political scene. At a Capitol Hill luncheon, Senate leaders will address the group on issues affecting the American Jewish community.