A World Conference of Jewish Journalists will be held in Jerusalem Jan. 11-15, 1977, it was announced today. It is expected to be attended by 80-100 Jewish journalists from all parts of the world who write in a variety of languages in the general and Jewish media.
Working sessions of the conference will explore the role of Jewish journalists in the Jewish and general press and their influence on contemporary Jewish life. Prominent Israelis will address various sessions of the gathering.
These include President Ephraim Katzir; Premier Yitzhak Rabin; Defense Minister Shimon Peres; Tourism Minister Moshe Kol; Yosef Almogi, chairman of the World Zionist Organization and Jewish Agency Executives; Leon Dulzin, WZO and Jewish Agency treasurer; and Avraham Shenker, head of the WZO and Jewish Agency organization and information department. A special symposium on Jewish journalism will be held at Katzir’s residence. Various tours of Israel are included in the program.
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