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					                                                                   PRELIMINARY DRAFT SCHEDULE FOR JCPA Plenum

                   Saturday                         Sunday                          Monday                                         Tuesday                   Wednesday
                   March 5                          March 6                         March 7                                        March 8                    March 9
    Morning                   7:15-8:45 am                    7:45 – 9:00am                                    7:30-8:15 am
                              Executive Committee Breakfast   CRC Chairs Workshop/ Breakfast                   Community Breakfast/ Lobby Workshop
                              8:00-8:45 am
                                                              8:00-9:00 am                                     8:15 – 8:45 am
                              New Delegates Orientation
                                                              Breakfast                                        Transportation to the Hill – exact time TBA
                              Jon Ellis
                              8:45-10:30 am                                                                    9 – 10:45 am
                                                              9:00–10:30 am
                              JCPA Task Force Meetings                                                         Plenary/ Hill Briefing
                                                              Domestic Plenary
                              EOSJ                                                                             Reflections on the New Congress
                                                              Civility & The Responsibility of the Media
                                                              10:30 am – 3 pm
                                                              Strategic Planning Meeting
                                                              10:45am-12:00 pm
                                                              Domestic Forums
                              10:45 am–12:45 pm
                              Welcome and Opening Plenary
                                                              Jewish Relations with the Churches
                              Steve Gutow
                                                              John Wimberly
                              Connie Giles
                                                              David Neff
                              Plenum Co-Chairs
                                                              Rev. Dr. Katharine Henderson
                              Amb Michael Oren
                                                              The Nexus of Service & Advocay for the Jewish
                                                              Coalition on Literacy
                                                              Leibel Fein
                                                              Jon Rosenberg
                                                              Geri Palast

                                                              Civility in Elections & Political Life
                                                              Miles Rapoport
                                                              Nancy Tate
                                                              Noam Neusner

    Lunch                     1:00-1:30 pm                    12:00-1:30 pm                                    11:00 am -2:00 pm
                              Lunch                           Lunch on own                                     Hill Visits

                              (bring lunches to workshops)    1:30-3:00 pm                                     2:00 – 3:30 pm
                                                              Plenary – Balancing Energy and Security in the   Capitol Hill Reception
                                                              context of Jewish values
                                                              Rabbi David Saperstein
                                                              James Woolsey
                                                              Speaker - TBD

    Afternoon                 1:30-2:45 pm                    3:15-4:30 pm
                              Israel/Int’l workshops (5)      Domestic Workshops (5)

                              3:00–4:30 pm                    4:45-5:30 pm
                              Israel/Int’l forums             Plenary
                                                              Sec. Arne Duncan – invited

February 4, 2011
                                                                                                   PRELIMINARY DRAFT SCHEDULE FOR JCPA Plenum

                                              Civic Equality in Israel                        5:30 – 6:15 pm
                                              Ken Jacobsen                                    Plenary
                                              Speaker - TBD                                   Face to Face: A Conversation about Faith
                                                                                              Rep. Keith Ellison
                                              Genocide and Mass Atrocities: What is           Rev. Dr. Katharine Henderson
                                              America’s Role?                                 Introduction – Edith Everett
                                              Felice Gaer
                                              David Sullivan
                                              Michael Abramowitz

                                              Reaching the Younger Generations about Israel
                                              Israel at the Discotheque
                                              Wayne Firestone
                                              Jennifer Mizrahi
                                              Peter Beinart
                                              William Daroff - moderator

                                              4:45-6:15 pm
                                              Plenary Session
                                              Richard Trumka

                                              6:15-7:30 pm
                                              Leadership Appeal
                                              Speakier – TBD

    Dinner                                    7:30 pm                                         6:15-8 pm
                                              Chair’s Dinner Honoring Paul S. Berger and      Dinner on own
                                              Debra Joyce Herman Berger, z”l
                                              JCPA Board Election and other business
                                              Presentation of Program Excellence Awards
                                              Presentation of Tikkun Olam Award to Paul

    Evening   7:00-7:30 pm                                                                    8 – 8:45 pm
              Welcome / Havdalah                                                              Presentation of the Chernin Award
              (Shabbat ends at 6:50pm)        10:00 pm                                        Senator Ron Wyden
                                              CRC Directors/ CRC Chairs Social - tentative
              7:45-10:00 pm                                                                   8:45 pm
              Program                                                                         Resolutions
              Engaging the Next Generation:
              What’s up on Campuses?
                                                                                              (Late night programs)
              Stephen Trachtenberg –

              Student Panel

              Saturday, March 5               Sunday, March 6                                 Monday, March 7                            Tuesday, March 8   Wednesday, March 9
February 4, 2011

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