Premier Menachem Begin’s agenda for his 10-day visit to the United States, beginning Sunday morning, Nov. 9, is a hectic one, with meetings in New York, Washington and Detroit.
In addition to meeting with President Carter in Washington Nov. 13, the Premier’s itinerary in New York includes a special briefing to the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations; on address to an aliya assembly of 700 American Jews who are scheduled to immigrate to Israel during 1981 and 1982; and a meeting with a Jewish group of campus leaders from across the United States and Canada, under the auspices of the North American Jewish Students’ Network.
Begin, who will stay at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel during his visit here, will address the Presidents Conference Monday, Nov. 10. The next day he will address the Jabotinsky Centennial Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria and confer the Jabotinsky Centennial Medal on 100 distinguished Americans from all walks of life.
After his meeting with Carter and other officials of the outgoing Administration, Begin will fly to Detroit Nov. 13 to address the 49th General Assembly of the Council of Jewish Federations. Begin will address the aliya assembly at Hunter College Saturday night Nov. 16. This meeting is sponsored by the Israel Aliya Center and the North American Aliya Movement. His meeting with Jewish students is scheduled for Nov. 18 of the Waldorf-Astoria.
On Monday evening, Nov., 10, the Zionist Organization of America will present Begin with the Herzl Award of the Waldorf-Astoria. The award, which will be presented by Ivan Novick, president of the ZOA, is in recognition of the highest achievement made to secure the integrity of the Jewish people and to preserve the Jewish State.
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