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					CENTENNIAL
  CELEBRATION
  2012
  OCTOBER 15-18
  JERUSALEM ISRAEL




                               Hadassah
                               The Women’s
                               Zionist
                               Organization
  96th National Convention   ® of America, Inc
                CONTENTS

                LETTER FROM NATIONAL PRESIDENT                                   3

                LETTER FROM NATIONAL CONVENTION CHAIRS                            4

                CONVENTION PROGRAM                                               5

                TRACKS                                                           6

                HOTEL DESCRIPTIONS                                               8

                GENERAL INFORMATION                                             10

                EXTENSIONS                                                       14

                REGISTRATION FORM                                               30

                HADASSAH CONTACT INFORMATION                                    40

                DISCLAIMER                                                       41




HADASSAH 96TH NATIONAL CONVENTION • OCTOBER 15 – 18, 2012 • JERUSALEM, ISRAEL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION I 2
                Next Year in Jerusalem–for 100 Reasons

                The myrtle flower from which Hadassah takes its name is known for its hardiness; not
                only does it flourish in sandy soil, it enriches it. Anyone who has seen the Hadassah
                institutions that have sprouted and grown in the once undernourished soil of Israel
                knows that we have transformed simple botany into the building of a nation.
                Even as our building continues, it is time to celebrate. In 2012, Hadassah will observe
                its 100th birthday and we are planning a gala Centennial Convention in Jerusalem.
                The highlight of the Convention will be the dedication of the Sarah Wetsman
                Davidson Hospital Tower, which will be Israel’s most advanced medical facility.
                Hadassah’s impact on the landscape of Israel—in medicine, education, youth activities
                and the environment—is so great that we could arrange an entire itinerary around our
                projects. But our Centennial Convention will include so much more, from meeting with
                some of Israel’s most creative people to exploring its rich culture, from walking the
                beautiful pathways of Jerusalem to pre- and post-Convention tours of sights around
                the country. You’ll see new towers rising and archaeologists digging. You’ll have the
                chance to swim, dance, explore, learn or relax in places our ancestors only dreamed of.
                So make your plans now to be in Jerusalem in October 2012. We aim to make this
                the largest Hadassah gathering ever. It will be a family affair, as well, with more than
                enough to keep you, your children and grandchildren engaged.
                Come celebrate the work of your hands. Come and see how so much in Israel has been
                nourished by the hardy roots Hadassah plants.




                Nancy Falchuk
                National President




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                Dear Hadassah Colleague,

                It is with enormous pride in our beloved organization that we invite you to Jerusalem
                to celebrate Hadassah’s Centennial. Come to Israel October 15-18, 2012, to celebrate
                our achievements and joyously welcome the future as we step into our next century.
                Hadassah’s 96th National Convention will highlight our projects and our love of
                the land and people of Israel. Every detail is planned to give you an extraordinary
                experience, whether this is your first trip to Israel or your hundredth. It promises to be
                the most exciting, most inspiring , most motivational Convention ever. Each day will
                be filled with special events featuring the dedication of the Sarah Wetsman Davidson
                Hospital Tower at Ein Kerem.
                Hadassah International representatives from around the world will be joining us in
                Jerusalem for this milestone event.
                Attached is a complete registration kit. To insure you receive the Convention package
                or extension option you wish, please complete and return the form as soon as possible.
                Please contact our tour operator Ayelet Tours (800.237.1517) or the Hadassah
                Meeting and Travel Department (212.303.8239) with any questions or for further
                informaton. Additional contact information is on page 38.
                Come with your colleagues, come with your family, come with your friends.
                We look forward to sharing this extraordinary experience with you in Jerusalem.




                Miki Schulman                                        Marlene Post
                2012 National Convention Chair                       National Centennial Coordinator




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      PROGRAM
      MONDAY, OCTOBER 15
           Arrive in Jerusalem for the most spectacular Hadassah Convention ever. Gather with your friends and
           colleagues for dinner together or enjoy a free evening.
           Evening: Keepers of the Gate reception for members and Associates who are committed to this annual
           gift level.
      TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16
         Morning: Convention officially begins as we march, sing, dance and cheer through the streets in downtown
           Jerusalem. We will follow the torch that was relayed from Israel through communities around the United
           States and brought home to Jerusalem. Get ready to celebrate with a Flash Mob Dance and official opening
           ceremonies at Safra Square.
           Afternoon: Program Track- See explanation below
           Evening: A lavish buffet dinner is served at each Convention hotel. Delegates will be joined by our
           Hadassah Medical Organization management, staff and guests from Israel for the largest dedication in 50
           years, the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower. We will rejoice at the Israel Convention Center as we
           dedicate Hadassah’s Centennial gift to the people of Israel.

      WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17
         Morning: Our day begins together at Hadassah Neurim, our Youth Aliyah Village on the Mediterranean
           Sea, where we will salute all of Hadassah’s projects. This beautiful site will be host to a “Happening” giving
           each delegate an opportunity to interact with unique project experiences and celebrate our incredible
           accomplishments in education, youth work, land reclamation and medicine.
           Afternoon: Program Track - See explanation below
           Evening: Founders Dinner for donors at the Founders level or higher, or enjoy a free evening to explore
           Jerusalem’s wonderful shops, restaurants and cafés.

      THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18
         Morning: Program Track- See explanation below
         Mid-morning: National Business Meeting for registered Hadassah delegates only
         Hadassah Associates Business Session for registered Hadassah Associates only
         Early afternoon: Free
         Late Afternoon: Gala Centennial Celebration Event at Latrun, Israel’s Army Corps Museum and historic
           site. Experience a Hadassah Shouk as you indulge in a wide array of food, boutiques and gift items, which
           will be available for purchase. Music, dancing, entertainment and a fabulous program will culminate
           Hadassah’s first 100 years and begin our second century.

      THREE PROGRAM TRACKS
           Each delegate and registered guest will experience all three tracks at different times during the Convention.
           Track - SARAH WETSMAN DAVIDSON HOSPITAL TOWER See, touch and feel the pulse of this
           incredible building as we tour and meet the staff.
           Track - JEWISH EDUCATION PROGRAM We will be privileged to participate in a fabulous learning
           session with a prominent Israeli educator, bringing us even closer to our Jewish history and culture.
           Track - TOUR JERUSALEM Choose from a wide choice of options that will be geared to the first-timer,
           frequent visitor and those in-between.
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       TOUR JERUSALEM TRACK OPTIONS
       VISIT A HADASSAH PROJECT
          1   HADASSAH MOUNT SCOPUS Meet with medical personnel and take an in-depth tour of
              Hadassah’s first medical center at Mount Scopus.

          2   HADASSAH COLLEGE Visit the Hadassah College campus to meet with staff and students as we
              learn about the various academic programs being offered. Learn about the community services offered
              by the College, as well as its recent certification as a “green campus.”

          3   BEIT AR-EL At Beit Ar-El, the renovated headquarters of Young Judaea, meet with Young Judaea Year
              Course participants to hear firsthand about their unique Israel experience and activities.

       EXPLORE A MUSEUM
          4   YAD VASHEM Experience Israel’s Holocaust Memorial and Museum, where many moving exhibitions
              honor the memory of those who perished at the hands of the Nazis. Memorials we will visit include the
              Hall of Names and the Avenue of the Righteous Among the Nations.

          5   HAR HERZL AND THE HERZL MUSEUM Visit the gravesites of Theodor Herzl, Golda Meir, Yitzhak
              Rabin and other Israeli dignitaries at the Har Herzl Cemetery. Continue to the Herzl Museum, where we
              learn about the life and work of the great Zionist leaders.

          6   BEGIN CENTER, RUSSIAN COMPOUND, ASIREI HAMACHTAROT MUSEUM Tour the
              Menachem Begin Center, where interactive multimedia exhibitions detail the life of Menachem Begin
              and the history of the State of Israel. Continue to the Russian Compound, one of the oldest areas in
              Jerusalem, where we view the Underground Prisoners Museum. At the Asirei Hamachtarot Museum, we
              learn about the life of Jerusalemites before and after the War of Independence.

          7   ISRAEL MUSEUM: FOCUS ON JUDAICA Explore the Israel Museum, with a special focus on the
              Judaica exhibits and the special exhibitions currently on display. The Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel
              Wing for Jewish Art and Life presents the religious artwork of Jewish communities worldwide, with
              works dating from the Middle Ages up to present times.

          8   ISRAEL MUSEUM: SHRINE OF THE BOOK AND MODEL OF JERUSALEM Our trip to the
              Israel Museum will take us to the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls, along with many other
              ancient artifacts, are preserved and displayed. We then view the fascinating Model of Jerusalem as it
              stood during the Time of the Second Temple, recreated to-scale in stunning detail.

       ISRAEL’S POLICIES AND POLITICS
          9   SHILO Travel in a protected bus just north of Beit El, where we visit with community members in the
              Shilo settlement, and learn from them about the history of their communitiy and life beyond the green
              line. There is a $30 surcharge for this option.

          10 GUSH ETZION Travel to Gush Etzion in a protected bus, hear about the history of attempted
              settlement in this area before the War of Independence and learn about the modern development of the
              communities here. Speak with local residents about their successes and the challenges they face.Visit the
              museum and the bunker.There is a $30 surcharge for this option.

          11 MUSEUM ON THE SEAM AND THE SECURITY FENCE Learn about the current security and
              border issues in Israel as we view the widely discussed security fence. Visit the Museum on the Seam,
              where socio-political exhibitions communicate ideas of peace and coexistence.


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      TOUR JERUSALEM TRACK OPTIONS
          12 JERUSALEM DURING THE SIX-DAY WAR Learn about the Six Day War as we visit locations
              throughout Jerusalem that played an important part in the 1967 War. Begin at the Tomb of Samuel and
              continue to Mt. Scopus and Ammunition Hill, sights of intense battles, now serving as living memorials
              to those who gave their lives in defense of the country. We end our day at the Western Wall with new
              appreciation for our ability to visit this holy site.
          13 GREATER JERUSALEM Enjoy a comfortable bus tour of the communities surrounding Jerusalem.
              See first-hand these areas which are frequently in the news.

      HISTORY AND ARCHEOLOGY
          14 JERUSALEM UNDER SIEGE Take a ride along Israel’s “Burma Road” in a beautiful Jewish National
              Fund forest. We’ll discuss Israel’s strategic defenses and important military outposts during the War of
              Independence, and the important role General Mickey Marcus played in the construction of the road.
              There is a $40 surcharge for this option.

          15 RABBINICAL TUNNELS AND THE DAVIDSON CENTER Discover the wonders of ancient
              Jerusalem, beginning with a visit to the Davidson Center, where multimedia exhibitions detail the
              history and construction of the Temple Mount area. Continue with a fascinating tour of the Western
              Wall Tunnels running underneath the Temple Mount.

          16 IR DAVID Explore the well-preserved archaeological wonder of Ir David. Relive King David’s conquest of
              Jerusalem over 3,000 years ago as we discover the amazing new excavations and the water system.

          17 HERODIAN MANSIONS AND BURNT HOUSE Discover life as it was during the time of the
              Second Temple. Visit the Burnt House, destroyed a month after the Second Temple fell, for an audio-
              visual presentation with fascinating details about the ancient days of Jerusalem. At the Herodian
              Mansions, discover how the the wealthiest Jerusalemites lived over 2,000 years ago.

          18 RACHEL’S TOMB AND YAD LAKASHISH Visit the burial place of the biblical matriarch Rachel,
              wife of Jacob and mother of two of his twelve sons. Rachel’s Tomb, considered by Jews as the third
              holiest site, has become an important place of Jewish pilgrimage, especially for Jewish women. Perform
              mitzvah when visiting Yad Lakashish, “Lifeline for the Old.”

          19 HURVA SYNAGOGUE AND THE TEMPLE INSTITUTE Discover the ancient Hurva Synagogue in
              Jerusalem’s Old City, which recently underwent an extensive renovation. Learn about the Temple Insitute,
              dedicated to the rebuilding of the Holy Temple, and the recent reconstruction of the holy vessels of the Temple.


      CULTURE
          20 SCAVENGER HUNT Participate in an engaging and friendly scavenger hunt that will familiarize us
              with Jerusalem’s beautiful neighborhoods and historical landmarks.

          21 JERUSALEM ART TOUR Meet with local Jerusalem artists, including a jeweler, a pottery-maker, and a
              painter. Visit the artists’ galleries and learn about their inspirations and techniques as we view their works.

          22 CULINARY TOUR Experience traditional Israeli food on a chef-led tour through Machane Yehuda
              market, followed by a hands-on cooking lesson as we prepare delicious Middle Eastern snacks. There is a
              $160 surcharge for this option.

      ALL TOUR OPTIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION OR CHANGE


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       HOTEL DESCRIPTIONS
       KING DAVID
          Israel’s most famous and luxurious European-style hotel is considered to be the grand dame of Israel’s
          hotels. Located across from the Old City walls, minutes away by foot or car. Guest rooms are spacious with
          large, well-appointed bathrooms. The King David offers a magnificent outdoor swimming pool and gardens,
          several superior dining options, health club, hair salon and shops. Two room categories: Deluxe New City
          view and Deluxe Old City view.

       DAVID CITADEL
          Among the best locations in Jerusalem. The David Citadel is a beautiful, contemporary American-style hotel.
          Located across from the Jaffa Gate and Mamila Mall and within walking distance of the Old City. Guest
          rooms are spacious with well-appointed bathrooms. The hotel has a variety of dining options, an indoor/
          outdoor swimming pool, hair salon, shops, health club and spa. Two room categories: Superior New City view
          and Deluxe Old City view. Executive lounge privileges are available at an additional charge.

       INBAL
          The Inbal Hotel overlooks the Old City and Liberty Bell Park. This hotel prides itself on being warm and
          friendly, providing quality service. The attractive guest rooms have modern bathrooms. There is a new health
          club and spa, outdoor or indoor swimming, hair salon, several popular shops, and good dining options. The
          Inbal is an easy walk to the German Colony’s beautiful boutiques and restaurant row. Executive lounge
          privileges are available at an additional charge.

       LEONARDO PLAZA (formerly Sheraton Plaza)
          Centrally located opposite the Great Synagogue, the Leonardo Plaza is a luxury hotel offering attractive
          rooms. It is easy walking distance to Jerusalem’s downtown shops, restaurants and the Old City. There is a
          large, beautiful lobby, several excellent dining options, outdoor swimming pool, health club, hair salon and
          shops.

       DAN JERUSALEM (formerly the Regency)
          New to the Dan Group, this contemporary hotel, cascading down from Mt. Scopus, has magnificent vistas of
          the Old City. It is a seven-minute ride by car to downtown. There are two dining options, indoor and outdoor
          pools, a large, well-equipped health club, tennis court, spa and shops.

       CROWNE PLAZA
          This skyscraper is the first building you see as you approach Jerusalem at the entrance to the city. It is near the
          Knesset, Israel Museum and Convention Center. The views in all directions are breathtaking. Guest rooms are
          decorated with contemporary furnishings. The hotel has three dining options, including a glatt kosher Indian
          restaurant, a newly renovated outdoor swimming pool, new spa and health club and several popular shops.
          Executive lounge privileges are available for an additional charge.

       DAN PANORAMA
          The Dan Panorama is centrally located within easy reach of the Old and New Cities. The hotel has a pleasant
          setting and friendly staff. Guest rooms are small, but comfortable. The lobby and dining area have been
          beautifully renovated. The hotel has two dining options, hair salon and a health club. Executive lounge
          privileges are available for an additional charge.




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       HOTEL DESCRIPTIONS

       MOUNT ZION
          Located near the German Colony, the core of the Mount Zion hotel is a 19th century building with special
          charm and old world character in a spectacular setting. The hotel overlooks biblical landscapes and stunning
          views of the Old City. Guest rooms, which vary in size and design, were recently redecorated. The outdoor
          swimming pool is located in the hotel’s beautiful gardens. Other amenities include a fitness center, full
          service spa and two dining options.

       RAMADA
          Part of the complex that makes up the largest hotel in Israel, the Ramada Hotel is situated near the entrance
          to the city and is within walking distance of the Israel Museum and the Knesset. Comfortable guest rooms
          have good views. The hotel has an indoor and an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, shops, health club
          and several restaurants.

       PRIMA ROYALE (formerly Windmill)
          The Prima Royale is the first boutique hotel in Jerusalem, centrally located on a quiet street in the Talbieh
          district. It is a small, charming hotel focusing on art and culture, which are reflected in the décor. Guest
          rooms were recently redecorated and the bathrooms have been renovated. The hotel has a restaurant and
          small health club.

       PRIMA KINGS
          The Prima Kings Hotel is well situated next to the Great Synagogue, within walking distance to the Old City
          and an easy walk to downtown Jerusalem’s shops and restaurants. There are two restaurants and a lobby
          bar. All of the guest rooms have been redecorated. PLEASE NOTE: There are a few steps at the entrance to
          the lobby.

       KING SOLOMON
          Overlooking Liberty Bell Park and the Old City. the King Solomon Hotel offers large, comfortable, recently
          refurbished guest rooms. The hotel is well located and near downtown shopping and restaurants. The
          hotel has three restaurants, several shops, an outdoor swimming pool and free parking. Daily services are
          conducted in the hotel synagogue.




       DELUXE OLD CITY VIEW ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE AT MOST HOTELS. CONTACT AYELET
       TOURS FOR PRICES.




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       GENERAL INFORMATION
       ALL LAND PACKAGES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING
          • Four nights in the hotel of your choice
          • Full Israeli breakfast each day
          • All Convention programming, touring, special events, and entrance fees
          • Transportation within Israel in a deluxe, air-conditioned bus with an English -speaking guide
          • Transfers upon arrival and departure to and from Ben Gurion Airport on Convention and extension travel dates
          • Luggage handling at the hotels
          • Lavish buffet dinner at your hotel on October 16th
          • Box lunch on October 17th

       LAND PACKAGES DO NOT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING
          • Airfare, taxes and surcharges
          • Gratuities to guides, drivers and wait staff, $90 per person pre-collected
          • Any items of a personal nature
          • Travel insurance, which is strongly recommended

       LAND PACKAGE PRICES CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE 31
       REGISTRATION
           Each person registering must complete a registration form and send it to Ayelet Tours by email, fax or
           regular mail. A $500 deposit per person is required to confirm your reservation.

       MEMBERSHIP
           Women over the age of 17 years old are required to be annual or life members of Hadassah.

       CONFIRMATIONS
           Confirmations will be sent electronically, unless regular mail is requested.

       TRAVEL
           Ayelet Tours has airline seats on reserve for the Hadassah Convention, on several departure days, to and
           from Israel. They will be happy to make your international and domestic travel arrangements. They will also
           customize a trip for you in Israel or in combination with other countries.

       BUSINESS AND FIRST CLASS UPGRADES
           Flying First or Business Class is comfortable, but considerably more costly. Despite this, these premium seats
           on all airlines are desirable and sell quickly. Ayelet Tours will make reservations for you on a first come, first
           served basis. We strongly recommend reserving early.

       DEPARTURE CITIES
           Non-stop flights on several airlines are available from the United States; there are also a number of gateway
           cities to transatlantic carriers. Please contact Ayelet Tours for specific information and prices.

       TRANSFERS
           Group transportation to and from Ben Gurion Airport on October 15, 18 and 19 for Convention, and for the
           days of arrival and departure for pre and post tours, will be provided. Transfers on other dates are available
           from Ayelet Tours at an additional charge.

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       GENERAL INFORMATION
       HOTELS
          All of the hotels selected offer nice standard room accommodations. Upgraded rooms and suites may be
          available: please check with Ayelet Tours. Most guest rooms are small and not suitable for triples. Should you
          wish a triple room, please check with Ayelet Tours, as availability may be limited. Rooms with king size beds
          are also limited. All hotels have hair dryers, but most do not have clocks. Wi Fi is available in every hotel; most
          charge a fee.

       ROOMMATES
          Participants who would like to be paired with another delegate should make this request to Ayelet Tours. They
          will do their best to find a roommate with the same land package, but there is no guarantee that one will be
          found. If a roommate is not located by the participant or Ayelet Tours, the participant will be responsible for the
          additional charge for a single. Should a roommate cancel or prove to be unacceptable, single supplements will
          apply.

       SINGLE ROOMS
          A limited number of single rooms are available at each hotel for an additional charge. They will be reserved
          on a first come, first served basis.

       MEALS
          All land packages include a full Israeli breakfast each day, one lavish buffet dinner and one box lunch.
          All meals are are kosher in Israel. Meals in Jordan are dairy. Lists for a wide variety of restaurants will be
          available from tour hostesses at each hotel. Please let us know if you have special dietary requirements in
          advance of the Convention.

       SHABBAT
          All Hadassah pre- and post- extensions observe Shabbat. Your tour guide and hostess at your hotel will have
          addresses of synagogues and suggestions for Shabbat activities.

       GRATUITIES
          $90 per person will be pre- collected for tips to your guide, bus driver, wait staff and baggage handlers.

       SPECIAL NEEDS
          There may be some extensive walking at some of the sites we will visit; you must note any difficulty walking on
          the registration form. Wheelchairs are available by prior request. Should you require a wheelchair for even a part of
          the program, you must make you own arrangements for someone to help you. Guides, bus drivers and hostesses
          will not be available for wheelchair assistance with the exception of loading and unloading the wheelchair on and
          off the bus. Should you need a wheelchair, they must be reserved in advance. The cost for renting a wheelchair
          is $50 for the duration of the time in Israel, which is a donation. Electric carts can be rented by prior request.
          However, they cannot be accommodated on the buses. Ayelet Tours can arrange for a private van with a hydraulic
          lift and furnish prices upon request.

       DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS
          Deposits of $500 per person are required for registration. The balance for the amount due must be paid at
          least 60 (sixty) days prior to departure. Deposits and payments may be made by check or credit card.

       CANCELLATIONS
          Cancellations for Convention or pre- and post tours must be made in writing. Penalties, which are deducted
          from the deposit, are as follows:
          From the time of booking until 60 days before departure $100 fee
          60-31 days before departure                               $250 fee
          Cancellations within 31 days of departure                 NO REFUND

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       GENERAL INFORMATION
       INSURANCE IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. Information is available from Ayelet Tours.

       PROJECT VISITS
           On Wednesday, October 17th, the entire Convention delegation will be going to Hadassah Neurim, our Youth
           Aliyah Village, where we will celebrate all of our projects. We will not go to any other project during the
           Convention with the exception of the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower at the Hadassah Medical
           Organization, Ein Kerem. Should you wish to visit one of our other projects, there are a few options on the list
           of Track Tours.

       PROGRAM AND EVENT TICKETS
           Program and event tickets are not being offered at this time. Please contact the National Meeting and Travel
           Department in April, 2012 or later if you are interested.

       FOUNDERS DINNER
           Hadassah’s annual Founders Dinner is always a wonderful and moving event. Major Donors come together
           with friends, families and colleagues from around the world to reaffirm their commitment to Hadassah and
           our lifesaving work. This prestigious event honors our Hadassah supporters for their generous contributions.
           Pre registration is required.

           To attend the Founders Dinner, a guest must have previously donated or pledged a Founder level gift or
           more. Please pledge or donate your Centennial Founder’s gift at $25,000 and join us for an evening of joyous
           celebration and delicious Israeli cuisine at one of Jerusalem’s premier venues. We will be delighted to welcome
           you into our family of Founders and look forward to announcing your gift at the dinner. Donors are encouraged
           to read Hadassah’s Charitable Solicitation Disclosure Statement.

       KEEPERS OF THE GATE RECEPTION
           Keepers of the Gate, together with their families and friends from all over the world will come together at a
           cocktail reception to celebrate their achievements and Hadassah’s Centennial.

           To attend the reception, you must already be a Keeper or pledge an annual $1000 gift to Hadassah. Join us
           at Mercaz Shimshon with breathtaking views of the Old City to celebrate your commitment. Transportation
           will not be provided, but the venue is an easy walk from most downtown hotels. Pre-registration is required.
           Please contact Yasmine Clayton (212.303.7432;yclayton@hadassah.org) for further information.

       DONOR RECOGNITION
           We cherish all of our donors who have contributed so generously to Hadassah over these many years. We
           wish we could take everyone to see their, Hadassah Donor recognition, but limited time and anticipated
           numbers prevent us from doing so. The single exception is the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower,
           where Major Donor recognition will be available for visits.

       VAT
           All Israeli passport holders will be charged VAT per law.

       ALL ITINERARIES ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION OR CHANGE




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       EXTENSIONS
       EILAT/PETRA 3 DAY PRE/POST-TOUR
       October 10 - 12, 2012        (T 100)
       October 12 - 14, 2012        (T 102)
       October 19 - 21, 2012        (T 201)
       October 21 - 23, 2012        (T 207)

       Day 1:
          Transfer to the airport in Tel Aviv for short flight to Eilat, where we will transfer to hotel for check-in. Enjoy
          the afternoon and evening at leisure, with time to relax on the Eilat beaches or explore the city on your own.
          Dinner and overnight in Eilat.

       Day 2:
          Enjoy a full day tour to Petra, Jordan, the Red Rose City. Either walk to the site or take a mule and ride
          through the dramatic “Siq” or canyon. See the Treasury and continue past the Roman Theatre, the
          Corinthian Tomb and Palace Tomb to the Roman Road. Return to Eilat. Dinner on your own in this great
          resort city. Overnight in Eilat.

       Day 3:
          Morning transfer to the Eilat airport for our short flight to Tel Aviv. Pre-Convention: transfer to Jerusalem
          for check-in at your hotel, with time to relax and refresh before dinner. Post Convention: board your
          international flight home.

       Rate per person is $1099
       Single supplement is $295

       INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • two nights 10/10-12 or 10/12-14 or 10/19-21 or 10/21-23 at the Dan Eilat hotel
       • full Israeli breakfast daily
       • one dinner at the Dan Eilat
       • deluxe air-conditioned bus
       • English-speaking guide
       • entrance to all sites per itinerary
       • one day tour to Petra

       NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • gratuities at $15 per person per day, pre collected
       • additional meals
       • all personal items
       • travel insurance
       • visas and border taxes-approximately $65

       TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE

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       EXTENSIONS
       JORDAN 4 DAY PRE/POST-TOUR
       October 10 - 13, 2012 (T 101)
       October 21 - 24, 2012 (T 211)

       Day 1:
          Depart Israel for Jordan. Cross at the Sheik Hussein Crossing. Drive to Jerash, a well-preserved Greco – Roman
          city. Visit the Temples of Artemis and Zeus, the Roman Forum, Hadrian’s Arch and the mile-long Street of
          Columns. Dinner and overnight in Amman.

       Day 2:
          Drive to Madaba to see the ancient mosaic map of the Holy Land and ancient ruins. Continue to Mt. Nebo, from
          which Moses viewed the Promised Land, with panoramic views of the Jordan Valley, Jericho, the Dead Sea and
          more. Visit the remains of a Byzantine church with its beautiful mosaics. Proceed via the Shobak (Crusader’s
          Castle) to Wadi Moussa. Dinner and overnight in Petra.

       Day 3:
          Leave the hotel and travel south on the road to Petra. View the “Siq” (canyon) and learn about this ancient
          capital of the Nabateans from the third century BCE through the second century AD. Visit the most interesting
          monuments, such as the Treasury, El Khazneh (a tomb of a Nabatean king), the Field of Tombs. At Al Madhbah (the
          altar) we take in a view of the entire city. Return to Wadi Moussa and drive back to Amman for dinner and overnight.

       Day 4:
          Depart our hotel for Jerusalem or the airport for your flight home.

       Rate per person is $835
       Single supplement is $240

       INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • two nights 10/10-11, 10/12-13 or 10/21-22, 10/23-24 in Amman at the Marriott Hotel or similar 5-star hotel
       • one night 10/11-12 or 10/22-23 in Petra at the Petra Marriott or similar 5-star hotel
       • full breakfast daily*
       • two dinners at the Amman hotel*
       • one dinner at the Petra hotel*
       • deluxe air-conditioned bus
       • English-speaking guide
       • entrance to all sites per itinerary
       *Meals in Jordan are dairy

       NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • gratuities at $15 per person per day, pre collected
       • additionial meals
       • all personal items
       • travel insurance
       • visa and border taxes-approximately $65
       TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE

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       CARMEL FOREST SPA PRE/POST-TOUR
       October 12 - 15, 2012 (T 103)
       October 19 - 22, 2012 (T 202)

       Day 1:
          Travel north along Israel’s Coastal Highway to Atlit, where we discover the newly expanded detention camp
          that was constructed by the British Mandate at the end of the 1930s as a military camp on the Mediterranean
          coast. Arrive at the Carmel Forest Spa with time to relax and refresh before joining together for Shabbat
          dinner this evening. Overnight at the Carmel Forest Spa.

       Day 2:
          Enjoy a full day at leisure to enjoy the Spa amenities and hotel activities. Overnight at the Carmel Forest Spa.

       Day 3:
          Enjoy a visit to Haifa’s Mount Carmel, where we take in the beautiful views of the Bahai Temple and Gardens.
          Continue to a local Druze village, where we meet with members of the community to learn about their culture
          and history. Return to Spa for the remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Carmel Forest Spa.

       Day 4:
          Depart from the Spa and return to Jerusalem or to the airport for your flight home.

       Rate per person is $1159
       Single supplement is $563



       INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • three nights 10/12-15 or 10/19-22 at the Carmel Forest Spa
       • all meals daily
       • Druze hospitality
       • deluxe air-conditioned bus
       • English-speaking guide
       • entrance fees to all sites per itinerary

       NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • gratuities at $15 per person per day, pre collected
       • all personal items
       • travel insurance
       • spa services

       IMPORTANT NOTE:
       minimum age is 16 years old




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       CULTURE & MUSEUM PRE/POST-TOUR
       October 12 - 15, 2012 (T 104)
       October 19 - 22, 2012 (T 203)

       Day 1:
          Begin with a visit to the Palmach Museum, where we “join up” with the paramilitary fighting forces from
          Israel’s pre-statehood days. Continue to the Rabin Museum, where we find fascinating documentation of the
          State of Israel’s history, interwoven with the story of the slain Prime Minister’s life. Time to freshen up and
          relax at our hotel before joining together for Shabbat dinner this evening. Overnight in Tel Aviv.

       Day 2:
          Shabbat Shalom! Enjoy the morning at leisure. This afternoon we enjoy a walking tour, led by a guide/actor,
          through the charming Neve Tzedek neighborhood. We learn about the early history of Tel Aviv and discover
          the many artist galleries and boutique shops that populate the neighborhood. This evening we enjoy dinner
          at one of the great Tel Aviv restaurants and an optional concert. Overnight in Tel Aviv.

       Day 3:
          Visit the newly renovated Diaspora Museum, where we learn about the diverse history of Jewish cultures
          and communities throughout the world. Continue to Beit Ha’ir (Town Hall) in the Bialik Complex, part of
          the UNESCO Heritage area known as the “White City”. Beit Ha’ir serves as a lively center for exhibitions and
          information about Tel Aviv’s history. Bialik House, known as Beit Bialik in Hebrew, was the home of poet Chaim
          Nachman Bialik, from 1925 to 1933. The house is now a museum featuring Bialik’s works, including an exhibit
          of all his books, with translations into 28 languages. This afternoon we visit Old Jaffa, where we meet and talk
          with local artists in their galleries. This evening we enjoy dinner and a performance at the Na Laga’at Theater,
          home to the Deaf-Blind Acting Ensemble. Overnight in Tel Aviv.

       Day 4:
          Visit the Eretz Israel Museum, where we view the Mosaic Square and Yael Garden, as well as the historic
          exhibitions on display. Depart Tel Aviv and visit Neot Kedumim, the Biblical Landscape Reserve, where
          we view the unique re-creation of the physical landscape of the Bible and enjoy lunch in these beautiful
          surroundings. Continue to Jerusalem or the airport for your flight home.
       Rate per person is $1064
       Single supplement is $395

       INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR                                                      NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • three nights 10/12-15 OR 10/19-22 at the Carlton Hotel Tel Aviv          • gratuities at $15 per person per day,
       • full Israeli breakfast daily                                                 pre collected
       • Shabbat dinner at the Carlton Hotel                                      •   additional meals
       • one restaurant dinner                                                    •   optional concert
       • dinner at Na Laga’at                                                     •   all personal items
       • concert at Na Laga’at                                                    •   travel insurance
       • one lunch at Neot Kedumim
       • Shabbat walking tour
       • deluxe air-conditioned bus                                               TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM
       • English-speaking guide                                                   OF 20 PEOPLE
       • entrance fees to all sites per itinerary
       • transportation to Tel Aviv for 10/19-22 tour
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       GAZA BORDER AND BEYOND THE ESHKOL REGION PRE-TOUR
       October 14 - 15, 2012 (T 105)

       Sunday, October 14
          Meet our guide and travel to the Eshkol region. Meet with the mayor at a local school to hear about the area’s
          recent development and future projects. Drive along the Gaza border to a high tech farm, where we meet with
          a representative to learn about the technical advances in farming. Enjoy dinner home hospitality with Eshkol
          families. Travel to Beer Sheva where we check into our hotel. Overnight in Beer Sheva.

       Monday, October 15
          Tour Beer Sheva this morning, including the ancient excavations at Tel Beer Sheva. Visit a local Ethiopian
          cultural center to learn about Ethiopian culture and heritage and the assimilation of new immigrants into
          Israeli society. Visit Shvil Hasalat (The Salad Trail), where we pick delicious produce and prepare an authentic
          Israeli meal highlighting local ingredients. Return to Jerusalem this evening.

       Rate per person is $449
       Single supplement is $90


       INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • one night 10/14 at the Leonardo Negev Beer Sheva
       • full Israeli breakfast
       • program at “Shvil Hasalat” including meal
       • home hospitality and dinner on 10/14
       • deluxe air-conditioned bus
       • English-speaking guide
       • entrance fees to all sites per itinerary


       NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • gratuities at $15 per person per day, pre collected
       • any personal items
       • additional meals
       • travel insurance


       TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE




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       ATTORNEYS PRE-TOUR
       October 14 - 15, 2012 (T 106)

       Sunday, October 14
          Arrive in Israel to begin our fabulous Convention extension. We will be met at Ben Gurion Airport and
          transferred by bus to Jerusalem. Check-in to the Leonardo Plaza Hotel followed by dinner and program with
          the Nurses and Physicans Mission participants and colleagues from Israel. Overnight in Jerusalem.

       Monday, October 15
          After breakfast at the hotel, we will have a full day of visits and meetings with prominent Israelis in the field
          of law. Following lunch in a restaurant with a speaker, our afternoon will include a visit to the Supreme Court
          and the Jerusalem Police Headquarters. Enjoy dinner in one of Jerusalem’s lovely restaurants and evening
          program.


       Rate per person is $575
       Single supplement is $160

       INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • one night 10/14 at the Leonardo Plaza Hotel
       • full Israeli breakfast
       • one dinner 10/14 at the Leonardo Plaza Hotel
       • one lunch 10/15 at a restaurant
       • one dinner 10/15 at a restaurant
       • all entrance fees per itinerary
       • air-conditioned bus
       • English-speaking guide


       NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • gratuities at $15 per person per day, pre collected
       • any personal items
       • additional meals
       • travel insurance


       TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE




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       PHYSICIANS PRE-TOUR
       October 14 - 15, 2012 (T 107) (T 107A)

           CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM (T 107)
           Tuition per person is $475
           Monday, October 15
             A full day of visits and meetings at the Hadassah Medical Center, with prominent doctors and medical
             administrators. Lunch at Hadassah with guest speaker. Enjoy dinner with lecture at one of Jerusalem’s
             lovely restaurants.
             Participants receive 8 CME credits from Emory University School of Medicine.

           INCLUDED IN THE CME PROGRAM
           • one lunch 10/15 at Hadassah
           • one dinner 10/15 at a restaurant
           • transportation to and from the Inbal Hotel per the itinerary
           • accreditation fees

           LAND PACKAGE OPTION (T 107A)
           Rate per person is $375
           Single supplement is $180

           Sunday, October 14
             Arrive in Israel the day before Monday’s CME program . We will be met at Ben Gurion Airport and
             transferred by bus to Jerusalem. Check-in to the Inbal Hotel followed by dinner and a program with the
             Nurses and Attorneys tour participants and colleagues from Israel.

           Monday, October 15
             Following breakfast, transportation will be provided from the Inbal Hotel to Hadassah Medical Center for
             CME Program participants.

           INCLUDED IN LAND PACKAGE
           • one night 10/14 at the Inbal Hotel
           • one dinner 10/14 at the Leonardo Plaza Hotel
           • full Israeli breakfast 10/15

           NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR PROGRAM
           • gratuities at $15 per person per day, pre collected
           • any personal items
           • meals not mentioned above
           • travel insurance

           PROGRAM IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE
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        NURSES PRE-TOUR
        October 14 - 15, 2012 (T 108)

        Sunday, October 14
          Arrive in Israel to begin our fabulous Convention extension. We will be met at Ben Gurion Airport and
          transferred by bus to Jerusalem. Check-in to the Leonardo Plaza Hotel followed by dinner and program with
          Physicians and Attorneys Mission participants and colleagues from Israel. Overnight in Jerusalem.

        Monday, October 15
          Following breakfast at the hotel, we will have a full day of visits and meetings at the Hadassah Medical Center
          at Ein Kerem and Mount Scopus with prominent nurses and nursing administrators.* We will have lunch at
          the Ein Kerem Hotel. Enjoy dinner on your own and a home hospitality dessert reception.


        Rate per person is $384
        Single supplement is $160

        INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
        • one night 10/14 at the Leonardo Plaza Hotel
        • one dinner 10/14 at the Leonardo Plaza Hotel
        • full Israeli breakfast
        • one lunch 10/15 at the Ein Kerem Hotel
        • dessert reception 10/15
        • deluxe air-conditioned bus
        • English-speaking guide

        NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
        • gratuities at $15 per person per day, pre collected
        • any personal items
        • additional meals
        • travel insurance

        TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE




        * Please note CEU credits are available.




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       MASADA AND THE DEAD SEA PRE/POST-TOUR
       October 15, 2012 (T 109)
       October 19, 2012 (T 212)
       October 20, 2012 (T 213)

       One Day Tour
          This morning , we head south from Jerusalem to Masada. Here, we take the new high-speed cable car to
          the site of one of Herod’s palaces. This is the fortress made famous by Jewish Zealots who, isolated during a
          massive Roman siege, chose to perish by their own hands rather than surrender. Our next stop, after lunch, is
          one of the Dead Sea’s mineral bath spas. We have time to loll in the “unsinkable” water, cover ourselves with
          a “therapeutic” mud cake and emerge relaxed and restored. We pass the Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea
          Scrolls were found, on our way back to Jerusalem.


       Rate per person is $85

       INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • deluxe air-conditioned bus
       • English-speaking guide
       • entrance fees to all sites per itinerary

       NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • gratuities at $15 per person, pre collected
       • any personal items
       • meals


       TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE




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        MISSION OF THE CENTURY
        the exclusive Hadassah Centennial Pre- Convention Society of Major Donors Mission
        October 12 - 15, 2012 (T 110)

        Friday, October 12
            Arrive in Jerusalem. Check-in to either the David Citadel or King David Hotel. After a Shehecheyanu at the
            Kotel, enjoy a Shabbat dinner at the David Citadel Hotel. Cantor Evan Cohen and Cantorial students will
            bring music and spirituality to our evening. Overnight in Jerusalem.
        Saturday, October 13
            Attend services or enjoy a free morning. Enjoy a late morning Jerusalem walking tour; late afternoon
            Jewish Education experience at the King David Hotel. Saturday night following Havdalah, we visit the
            Begin Center for dinner, a political forum and a private tour. Overnight in Jerusalem.
        Sunday, October 14
            Donors who have contributed gifts of $100,000 or more to the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower
            are invited to attend an exclusive dedication program, including lunch and tours of the facility. All other
            SMD donors may choose one of the two following day-tours: Jerusalem and the Arts Tour or Israeli Politics
            Tour: The West Bank. Both include lunch. On Sunday evening, we enjoy a gala celebration, including a
            private tour, program and dinner at the newly renovated Israel Museum. Overnight in Jerusalem.
        Monday, October 15
            Today we will have a special behind-the-scenes visit to Tzeelim, an IDF base near the Gaza border. Enjoy a
            free evening on your own or gather with Convention friends and colleagues for dinner together.

        Rate per person
        King David Hotel:    Deluxe New City View      $1,875
                             Deluxe Old City View      $2,160
                             Single Supplement         $625
        David Citadel Hotel: Deluxe New City View      $1,820
                             Deluxe Old City View      $2,015
                             Single Supplement         $600

        INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR                                         NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
        • three nights 10/12-10/15 at the King David or               • gratuities at $75 per person, pre collected
            David Citadel Hotel                                       • additional meals
        •   full Israeli breakfast daily                              • any personal items
        •   Shabbat dinner 10/12 at the David Citadel Hotel           • airfare, taxes, surcharges and travel insurance
        •   dinner 10/13 at the Begin Center
        •   dinner 10/14 at the Israel Museum                         Esteemed members of Hadassah’s Society of Major
                                                                      Donors, who have contributed outright or accumulated
        •   two lunches 10/14 and 10/15
                                                                      gifts of $100,000 or more, are invited to participate in
        •   deluxe air-conditioned bus                                this once-in-a-century mission.
        •   English-speaking guide                                    For more information, please email
        •   entrance fees to all sites per itinerary                  premission2012@hadassah.org or call 1.800.928.0685.

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        GRAPES & OLIVES/WINE & OIL
        October 19-20, 2012 (T 200)

          Two fascinating days of programming will be led by Abraham Silver, Scholar in Residence, Israel’s foremost
          Jewish educator and tour guide. We will also be joined by Barbara Goldstein, Deputy Executive Director,
          Hadassah offices in Israel. This is an opportunity to have Israel as our classroom - using all of our senses.
        Friday, October 19
          Wine making and olive oil are amongst the oldest crafts and businesses in history - Jewish History. The
          Bible is filled with hundreds of references to both the vineyards and the vintage; to the olives and the oil.
          Our classroom will be on the site of an ancient wine press, vineyard and winery. The texts from the Torah to
          Jeremiah to the Song of Songs will come alive. Of course, tasting will be an essential part of the study!
          Attend a synagogue service of your choice and share a traditional Shabbat dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at
          the Dan Panorama Hotel.


        Saturday, October 20
          Following Shabbat service of your choice, walk through the streets of Rehavia and meet the Golden Age of
          Spain: the poets, the Rabbis. Text will be provided. Return to the Hotel for a lively Shabbat lunch and singing.
          We conclude Shabbat with Havdallah. Transfer to the airport for your flight home.


        Rate per person is $795
        Single supplement is $399

        INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
        • one night 10/19 at Dan Panorama Hotel
        • full Israeli breakfast 10/20
        • one Shabbat dinner 10/19 at the Dan Panorama Hotel
        • one Shabbat lunch 10/20at the Dan Panorama Hotel
        • one day tour of wine and olive-growing region
        • deluxe air-conditioned bus
        • English-speaking guide
        • entrance fees to all sites per itinerary

        NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
        • gratuities $25 per person, pre collected
        • any personal items
        • additional meals
        • travel insurance

        TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE



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        THE NABATEAN ROUTE: 5 DAY BEER SHEVA TO PETRA POST-TOUR
        October 19 - 23, 2012 (T 204)

        Friday, October 19
          Depart Jerusalem, traveling south through the Negev Desert to the city of Beer Sheva. Visit Tel Beer Sheva’s
          archaeological site, dating back to 10 BCE. Continue to the ruins of Avdat, the greatest Nabatean city in the
          Negev, overlooking the desert. View the remains of two impressive Byzantine churches and a wine press.
          Travel further into the desert, arriving at the great natural wonder of Mitzpe Ramon. Check into our spa resort
          and enjoy Shabbat dinner together. Overnight in Mitzpe Ramon.

        Saturday, October 20
          Enjoy a day of leisure at the spa resort in Mitzpe Ramon. This evening enjoy a true desert experience with a
          traditional Bedouin “hafla” dinner feast. Overnight in Mitzpe Ramon.

        Sunday, October 21
          This morning we visit Mamshit- the Nabataean city of Memphis. We learn about the importance of the
          location as a stop along the ancient Spice Route. Continue to Sde Boker, where we visit the modest house and
          gravesite of David Ben Gurion. We then visit Kibbutz Keturah, where we meet with community members and
          hear about the kibbutz’s businesses and programs, as well as its progressive religious policies. Continue to
          Eilat and check in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight Eilat.

        Monday, October 22
          Enjoy a full day tour to Petra, Jordan, the Red Rose City. Either walk to the site or take a mule ride through the
          dramatic “Ciq” or canyon. See the Treasury and continue past the Roman Theatre, the Corinthian Tomb and
          Palace Tomb to the Roman Road. Return to Eilat. Dinner on your own in this great resort city. Overnight in Eilat.

        Tuesday, October 23
          Morning at leisure to relax and enjoy the Eilat beaches. This afternoon we will transfer to the Eilat Airport for
          our flight to Tel Aviv, connecting with our international flight home.

        Rate per person is $1959
        Single supplement is $649
        INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR                                              NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
        • two nights 10/19-21 at the Ramon Inn, Mitzpe Ramon               • Gratuities at $15 per person per day,
        • two nights 10/21-23 at the Royal Beach Hotel, Eilat                  pre collected
        • full Israeli breakfast daily                                     •   additional meals
        • one Bedouin dinner                                               •   all personal items
        • Shabbat dinner 10/19 at the Ramon Inn                            •   visas and border taxes-approximately $65
        • one dinner Royal Beach Hotel                                     •   travel insurance
        • flight from Eilat to Tel Aviv                                    •   spa services
        • deluxe air-conditioned bus
        • English-speaking guide                                           TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF
        • entrance to all sites per itinerary                              20 PEOPLE
        • jeep tour
        • day tour to Petra
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        FIRST TIMERS FAMILY ADVENTURE IN NORTHERN ISRAEL POST-TOUR
        October 19 - 23, 2012 (T 205)

        Friday, October 19
          Depart Jerusalem, traveling north through Israel’s Jordan Valley. En route, we stop at Gan Sachne to take in
          the beautiful surroundings including the natural warm springs. Continue to Beit Shean and Beit Alpha to view
          amazing excavations from Israel’s ancient days, including a synagogue and beautiful mosaics. Arrive at our
          kibbutz guesthouse with time to freshen up before joining the kibbutz community in welcoming Shabbat and
          enjoying Shabbat dinner. Overnight at Kibbutz Kfar Blum in the Galilee.

        Saturday, October 20
          Full day at leisure to enjoy the amenities at our kibbutz guesthouse. Dinner and overnight at Kibbutz Kfar
          Blum in the Galilee.

        Sunday, October 21
          Enjoy a jeep tour of the Golan Heights, passing former Syrian bunkers on our way to Har Bental, where we take
          in the panoramic views stretching deep into neighboring Syria. Continue to the Tel Dan Nature Reserve for
          a short hike through this beautiful landscape. The afternoon will be a kayaking adventure along the Jordan
          River. Dinner on your own in this lovely area. Overnight at Kibbutz Kfar Blum in the Galilee.

        Monday, October 22
          Morning visit to Safed, where we will view the ancient Haari and Caro Synagogues and walk through the Artists
          Quarter with its many galleries and studios. Continue to Israel’s coastal border, stopping in Akko, where we will
          discover the Crusader-era fortifications and British Prison. Take in the views of the beautiful Bahai Temple and
          Persian Gardens from atop Mount Carmel. Continuing south, we arrive in Caesarea, where we view the ancient
          remnants from Israel’s Roman era, including the Roman Theater and the Aqueduct. Arrive in Tel Aviv, where we
          will check in to our hotel. Dinner on your own in this fabulous, modern city. Overnight in Tel Aviv.

        Tuesday, October 23
          Visit Independence Hall, site of the signing of Israel’s Declaration of Independence. Continue past Rabin
          Square, stopping for a moment as we remember Israel’s former Prime Minister. Arrive at the Palmach
          Museum, where we “join up” with Israel’s pre-statehood paramilitary fighting forces as we learn about their
          history and bravery. End our day at Nachalat Binyamin, where artists and entertainers fill the streets with
          crafts and music. Continue to Jerusalem or the airport for your flight home.

        Rate per person is $1449
        Single supplement is $549
        INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR                                                       NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
        • three nights 10/19-22 at Kfar Blum                                        • gratuities at $15 per person per day,
        • one night10/22-23 plus late check out at the Carlton Hotel Tel Aviv           pre collected
        • full Israeli breakfast daily                                              •   additional meals
        • Shabbat dinner at Kfar Blum                                               •   all personal items
        • one dinner at Kfar Blum
        • deluxe air-conditioned bus                                                •   travel insurance
        • English-speaking guide                                                    TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM
        • entrance fees to all sites per itinerary                                  OF 20 PEOPLE
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        ASSOCIATES 5 DAY POST-TOUR
        October 19 - 23, 2012 (T 206)
        Spouses and significant others are welcome to join the tour
        Friday, October 19
          Depart Jerusalem, beginning with a visit to Leket Israel for a hands-on volunteer opportunity, completing the
          mitzvah of gleaning the fields and collecting fruits and vegetables for Israel’s needy. Continue to Rahat to visit with
          a Bedouin community as we enjoy lunch and learn about their unique lifestyle and culture. Continue to the ruins
          of Avdat, the greatest Nabatean city in the Negev, overlooking the desert. View the remains of two impressive
          Byzantine churches and a wine press. Travel further into the desert, arriving at the great natural wonder of Mitzpe
          Ramon. Check into our spa resort and enjoy Shabbat dinner together. Overnight in Mitzpe Ramon.
        Saturday, October 20
          Enjoy a day of leisure at our resort in Mitzpe Ramon, with plenty of time to relax and enjoy the spa amenities.
          Dinner and overnight in Mitzpe Ramon.
        Sunday, October 21
          This morning we visit Sde Boker for a visit to the modest house and gravesite of David Ben Gurion as we learn
          more about the life of the great leader. Learn about the Ben Gurion University National Solar Energy Center
          Sde Boker, established to research and advance alternative energy sources and technologies, including solar
          power generation. We then visit a nearby kibbutz to learn about desert agriculture and the developments
          being made to help assist in cultivating the Negev. Dinner and overnight in Mitzpe Ramon.
        Monday, October 22
          Travel to the Eshkol region. Meet with the mayor at a local school to hear about the area’s recent development
          and future projects. Drive along the Gaza border to a high tech farm, where we meet with a representative to
          learn about technical advances in farming. This evening we enjoy dinner and home hospitality with Eshkol
          families as we learn firsthand about life in the region. Overnight in Beer Sheva.
        Tuesday, October 23
          Morning visit to Ben Gurion University, where we learn about the multitude of educational programs offered
          by this institution, including the National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev, the Jacob Blaustein
          Institutes for Desert Research with its Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies, and the Ben Gurion
          Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism. We then visit Shvil Hasalat (The Salad Trail), where
          we pick delicious produce and prepare an authentic Israeli lunch featuring local ingredients. Continue to
          Jerusalem or the airport for your flight home.

        Rate per person is $1475
        Single supplement is $530
        INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR                                                        NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
        • three nights 10/19-21 at the Ramon Inn in Mitzpe Ramon                     • gratuities at $15 per person per day,
        • one night 10/22 at the Leonardo Negev Hotel in Beer Sheva                      pre collected
        • full Israeli breakfast daily                                               •   additional meals
        • Shabbat dinner at the Ramon Inn                                            •   all personal items
        • two dinners at the Ramon Inn                                               •   travel insurance
        • one home hospitality dinner in Eshkol
                                                                                     •   spa services
        • one Bedouin lunch
        • deluxe air-conditioned bus
        • English-speaking guide                                                     TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM
        • entrance fees to all sites per itiinerary                                  OF 20 PEOPLE

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       FIRST-TIMERS NORTHERN ISRAEL POST-TOUR
       October 21 - 23, 2012 (T 208)

       Sunday, October 21
          Depart Jerusalem, traveling north to the Galilee. En route, we stop in the Hula Valley where we learn about the
          importance of this area as a resting area for migrating birds. Continue to Tzippori, where we discover the “Mona
          Lisa of the Galilee” and other intricate mosaics that have been unearthed, and learn about the history of this
          hometown of Rabbi Yehuda Hanasi, who codified the Mishnah. Continue to Metula on Israel’s northern border,
          where we take in panoramic views of Lebanon and discuss Israel’s border and security issues. Arrive at our
          kibbutz in the Galilee, where we will enjoy dinner together. Overnight at our kibbutz guesthouse in the Galilee.

       Monday, October 22
          This morning we enjoy a jeep tour of the Golan Heights, with a stop atop Har Bental to take in the views
          stretching deep into neighboring Syria. Continue to the mystical city of Safed, where we view the ancient
          Ha’ari and Caro Synagogues before enjoying a walk through the many artist studios and galleries. Dinner and
          overnight at our kibbutz guesthouse in the Galilee.

       Tuesday, October 23
          Depart the Galilee and travel westward to Israel’s coastal region, stopping in the Crusader-era city of Akko to
          explore the remnants of the fortifications and British prison. Continue south to Haifa’s Mount Carmel, where
          we take in the views of the beautiful Bahai Temple and Gardens. We continue our journey south, stopping
          in Caesarea, where we discover the remains from Roman times, including the Roman Theater and Aqueduct.
          Continue to Jerusalem or the airport for your flight home.

       Rate per person is $539
       Single supplement is $150

       INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • two nights 10/21-23 at Kibbutz Hagoshrim
       • full Israeli breakfast daily
       • two dinners at Kibbutz Hagoshrim
       • deluxe air-conditioned bus
       • English-speaking guide
       • entrance to all sites per itinerary

       NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
       • gratuities at $15 per person per day, pre collected
       • additional meals
       • all personal items
       • travel insurance

       TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE



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        EXTENSIONS
        WINE & DINE 3 DAY POST-TOUR
        October 21 - 23, 2012 (T 209)

        Sunday, October 21
          Depart Jerusalem, traveling north though the Jordan Valley en route to Safed. Stop in Amirim, a vegetarian
          moshav, to enjoy a delicious lunch as we learn about the moshav’s history and development. Continue to the
          mystical city of Safed, where we view the ancient Ha’ari and Caro Synagogues, and have time to browse among
          the many artist studios and galleries. Visit a nearby cheese factory to learn about the cheese-making process
          and taste some of the unique cheeses being produced. Enjoy a chef-hosted gourmet dinner at Mitzpe Hayamim
          Resort and Spa. Overnight at our kibbutz guesthouse in the Galilee.

        Monday, October 22
          Enjoy a morning jeep tour through the fields of the Golan, including a stop atop Mt. Bental to take in the
          panoramic views stretching deep into neighboring Syria. Continue to the Ein Zivan gourmet chocolate
          factory for a behind-the-scenes tour and chocolate tasting. Enjoy a delicious falafel lunch in Katzrin before
          visiting the nearby olive oil factory, where we learn about methods in oil production from ancient to modern.
          Afternoon visit to a Golan winery for a tasting of the local wines. Enjoy dinner at the historic Dubrovnin Farm
          Restaurant this evening. Overnight at our kibbutz guesthouse in the Galilee.

        Tuesday, October 23
          Participate in a bird-watching expedition in the Hula Valley. Continue to the “Garden of Eden,” orchard with its
          vast array of trees and plants. Enjoy lunch on site before visiting a nearby spice factory, where we learn about
          spices unique to Middle Eastern cuisine. Travel to Israel’s coastal region, arriving at a Druze community, where
          we will enjoy dinner and hospitality as we learn about the history of their culture and lifestyle. Continue to
          Jerusalem or the airport for your flight home.


        Rate per person is $880
        Single supplement is $145

        INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR                                   NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
        • two nights 10/21-23 at Kibbutz Hagoshrim              • gratuities at $15 per person per day, pre
        • full Israeli breakfast daily                             collected
        • one dinner at Mitzpe Hayamim                          • all personal items
        • one dinner at the Dubrovnin Farm                      • travel insurance
        • one Druze dinner
        • one lunch at Moshav Amirim
                                                                TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF
        • one lunch at katzrin
                                                                20 PEOPLE
        • one lunch at the Garden of Eden
        • deluxe air-conditioned bus
        • English-speaking guide
        • entrance fees to all sites per itinerary




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        EXTENSIONS
        GREEN ISRAEL 4 DAY POST-TOUR
        October 21 - 24, 2012 (T 210)

        Sunday, October 21
          Depart Jerusalem, stopping in a JNF forest for a special tree planting, as we contribute to Israel’s future
          growth. Continue with a visit to a Nesher factory, Israel’s only producer of concrete, where we learn about how
          this company is transforming itself in order to be more environmentally friendly. We then visit the Hiriyah
          garbage dump, which is being transformed into the Ayalon Park in one of Israel’s most ambitious recycling
          projects. Travel north to the Galilee, arriving at our kibbutz guesthouse. Dinner and overnight at Kibbutz Lavi
          in the Galilee.

        Monday, October 22
          Full day bio tour of Sde Eliyahu, an agricultural kibbutz and pioneer of the organic farming efforts in Israel.
          Here we learn about organic farming; biological pest control; religious kibbutz life; the interaction between
          man and earth and between traditional and modern technology. Enjoy dinner on your own in this lovely area.
          Overnight at Kibbutz Lavi in the Galilee.

        Tuesday, October 23
          Morning visit to the Mekorot Water System, where we learn about the company’s efforts to bring high-
          quality water to Israel’s growing population in the face of significant geographic, climactic and geopolitical
          challenges. Continue to the Hula Valley, where we discover the importance of this region as a resting stop for
          migrating birds. Dinner and overnight at Kibbutz Lavi in the Galilee.

        Wednesday, October 24
          Depart the Galilee and visit the Tefen Industrial Park, where we learn about companies focused on the
          preservation and green development of Israel’s environment, and other industries that are changing to become
          more environmentally friendly. We end our day with a visit to Better Place, where we see Israel’s development of
          the “green” car of the future. Continue to Jerusalem or the airport for your flight home.


        Rate per person is $725
        Single supplement is $245

        INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR                                NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR
        • three nights 10/21-24 at Kibbutz Lavi              • gratuities at $15 per person per day,
        • full Israeli breakfast daily                           pre collected
        • two dinners at Kibbutz Lavi                        •   additional meals
        • deluxe air-conditioned bus                         •   all personal items
        • English-speaking guide                             •   travel insurance
        • entrance fees to all sites per itinerary
                                                             TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF
                                                             20 PEOPLE




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        HADASSAH NATIONAL CONVENTION
        CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
        OCTOBER 15-18 2012


        REGISTRATION FORM
                                                                       Kindly complete one registration form for each person traveling


        CONTACT INFORMATION (please fill in all fields):

        Membership ID number:
        Please see the address label on your latest issue of Hadassah Magazine for six digit # (required field)

        Region/Big Chapter:                                                          Chapter:

        Name as it appears on your passport:
                                                                                     Last                              First                 Middle

        Passport number:                                                                           Exp. date:
                                                                                                                       (mm/dd/yyyy)

        Place of issue:

        Citizen of:
        Attention: please check your passport’s expiration date. US government regulations state that you may not be
        permitted to depart US if passport expires within six (6) months of your travel dates.

        Name as you would like it to appear on your name badge:

           Mr.      Mrs.        Ms.       Dr.

        Date of birth: (mm/dd/yyyy – required field):

        Home address:

        City:                                                                        State:                            Zip:

        Telephone: Home (                  )                                         Work (          )

                             Cell (        )                                           Fax (          )

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        Emergency contact name:                                                                             Telephone: ( )

        Special Requirements/Needs: (Including dietary restrictions):

        I need to reserve a wheelchair for                      days. Name of person who will push the chair
        The cost for renting a wheelchair is $50 for the duration of the time in Israel, which is a donation.

        You are required to advise us of any special medical needs or physical limitations such as walking difficulties, wheelchair assistance, severe
        allergies, etc. We cannot guarantee accomodation of special requests or needs.

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       REGISTRATION FORM
       Hadassah Registration Category (Please Check One):
          National Board Member*               National Member** (not affiliated with a local unit)                 Delegate***
          Associate Guest

       *National Board Members include Elected National Officers, Eligible Honorary Vice Presidents, Region and Big Chapter Presidents, Honorary
       Council Members with portfolio, and Elected National Board Members, and National Service Members, Special Status Members, Honorary
       Council Members who have exceeded their term limit but, nevertheless, hold a portfolio, and Honorary Council Members without portfolio,
       who may attend the National Board meeting. **National Hadassah permits National Members to serve as delegates to the Hadassah National
       Business Meeting in proportion to their membership as determined by the National Board. If you are interested in applying for delegate status
       (so that you can be eligible to attend the National Business Meeting), please contact the National Secretary’s office at Haddassah House.
       ***To be a Delegate, you must be duly elected by your Chapter, or if you are a National Member, by the National Board.



       PROFILE INFORMATION (please check all that apply):

       I have been a member of Hadassah for:

          0–5years        6–10years        11-20year        21-30years         31 – 40 years        41+ years

       I am a:       Life Member         Annual Member            Associate

       Women over the age of 17 years old are required to be members of Hadassah. If you are a non-member, please send
       a separate check or credit card information for $36.00 for an annual Hadassah membership. Make checks payable
       to Hadassah. $12.50 of the annual membership dues is allocated for a subscription to Hadassah Magazine.
       In keeping with IRS regulations, membership dues are not considered to be tax-deductible contributions.

       For a limited time, women may become Life Members and men may become Hadassah Associates for the
       special Centennial amount of $100.00.

       In an effort to identify our diverse membership, we would like to know if you are a:

       first-time Convention attendee:                      Yes      No

       new member of Hadassah: (Within The Last 12 Months):                             Yes       No

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          e-alert     Hadassah Magazine             www.hadassah.org

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        LAND PACKAGE/4 NIGHTS
        Convention registration/hotel options & pricing: All land packages will increase by $150 December 30, 2011

        HOTEL NAME                                         PRICE PER PERSON                        SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
                                                           SHARING DOUBLE
         KING DAVID                                        $1,854                                  $865
         DAVID CITADEL                                     $1,804                                  $815
         INBAL HOTEL                                       $1,619                                  $655
         LEONARDO PLAZA                                    $1,544                                  $550
         DAN PANORAMA                                      $1,449                                  $485
         KING SOLOMON                                      $1,434                                  $480
         RAMADA                                            $1,374                                  $380
         MT. ZION                                          $1,369                                  $445
         DAN JERUSALEM                                     $1,319                                  $335
         CROWNE PLAZA                                      $1,294                                  $315
         PRIMA KINGS                                       $1,274                                  $315
         PRIMA ROYALE                                      $1,274                                  $315
        Please list your first, second, and third preferences from the above packages:
        First choice:
        Second choice:                                                 Third choice:
        *Hotels will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis, or by group affiliation.

          Standard double room; sharing with:                                                                                  *
          Single room
        *If requested roommate does not register for the convention, you will be responsible for payment of the single supplement.
        Please note all rooms are standard run-of-house rooms. If you would like to request an
        upgrade, please indicate below:
          I would like a room upgrade. Please contact me regarding pricing and details.

        FOUNDERS DINNER:                   I plan to attend the Founders Dinner on Wednesday October 17th
        couvert $150 per person (for donors at the Founder level or higher). To register for the Founders Dinner, you need
        to already be a Founder or be stepping up to the Founders level. Call 800.928.0685 or email majorgifts@hadas-
        sah.org to discuss your giving options

        KEEPERS OF THE GATE RECEPTION:                             I plan to attend the Keepers of the Gate reception
        on Monday evening, October 15th
        couvert $36 per person (for donors who have committed to the Keepers of the Gate annual gift)

        ALL LAND PACKAGES ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION OR CHANGE
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        TOUR OF JERUSALEM PREFERENCES:
        Each delegate will experience one of the following tracks. Please select from the following
        options in priority order. Please see descriptions in the general information section.
        Everyone will experience the Jewish Education and Tower visit tracks, which will be assigned.
        On some tracks, space is limited. Reservations will be confirmed on a first-come, first- served basis.
        TRACK       TRACK TITLE                                                  SUPPLEMENT
         1          HADASSAH MOUNT SCOPUS                                        –
         2          HADASSAH COLLEGE                                             –
         3          BEIT AR EL                                                   –
         4          YAD VASHEM                                                   –
         5          HAR HERZL & THE HERZL MUSEUM                                 –
         6          BEGIN CENTER                                                 –
         7          ISRAEL MUSEUM: FOCUS ON JUDAICA                              –
         8          ISRAEL MUSEUM: Shrine of the Book and Model of Jerusalem     –
         9          SHILO                                                        $30
         10         GUSH ETZION                                                  –
         11         MUSEUM ON THE SEAM AND SECURITY FENCE                        –
         12         JERUSALEM DURING THE SIX DAY WAR                             –
         13         GREATER JERUSALEM                                            –
         14         JERUSALEM UNDER SIEGE                                        $40
         15         RABBINICAL TUNNELS                                           –
         16         IR DAVID                                                     –
         17         HERODIAN MANSIONS & BURNT HOUSE                              –
         18         RACHEL’S TOMB & YAD L’KASHISH                                –
         19         HURVA SYNAGOGUE & TEMPLE INSTITUTE                           –
         20         SCAVENGER HUNT                                               –
         21         JERUSALEM ART TOUR                                           –
         22         CULINARY TOUR                                                $160
        ALL TRACKS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION OR CHANGE
        Please indicate your choices by track number.
        I would like to participate in the following track during the Convention:
        First choice:
        Second choice:
        Third choice:
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        PRE/POST CONVENTION TOURS:
        Please note tour tracks that will be offered during the Convention, are also available on the
        Monday prior to the Convention (October 15th) and on the Friday following the Convention
        (October 19th). if you would like to join one of these pre or post half-day tours, please indicate
        below. See the descriptions in the program track section.
        All prices include transportation in an air-conditioned bus with an English-speaking guide and
        entrance fees to sights on the itinerary.
        On some tracks, space is limited. Reservations will be confirmed on a first-come, first- served basis.
        TRACK       TRACK TITLE                                                  RATE
         1          HADASSAH MOUNT SCOPUS                                        $45
         2          HADASSAH COLLEGE                                             $45
         3          BEIT AR EL                                                   $45
         4          YAD VASHEM                                                   $51
         5          HAR HERZL & THE HERZL MUSEUM                                 $56
         6          BEGIN CENTER                                                 $57
         7          ISRAEL MUSEUM: FOCUS ON JUDAICA                              $61
         8          ISRAEL MUSEUM: shrine of the book and model of jerusalem     $61
         9          SHILO                                                        $95
         10         GUSH ETZION                                                  $56
         11         MUSEUM ON THE SEAM AND SECURITY FENCE                        $56
         12         JERUSALEM DURING THE SIX DAY WAR                             $52
         13         GREATER JERUSALEM                                            $45
         14         JERUSALEM UNDER SIEGE                                        $105
         15         RABBINICAL TUNNELS                                           $67
         16         IR DAVID                                                     $60
         17         HERODIAN MANSIONS & BURNT HOUSE                              $58
         18         RACHEL’S TOMB & YAD L’KASHISH                                $45
         19         HURVA SYNAGOGUE & TEMPLE INSTITUTE                           $58
         20         SCAVENGER HUNT                                               $83
         21         JERUSALEM ART TOUR                                           $45
         22         CULINARY TOUR                                                $225

        ALL TRACKS AND PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION OR CHANGE

          I would like to participate in the following tour on Monday, October 15th:
          I would like to participate in the following tour on Friday, October 19th:
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        REGISTRATION FORM
        Pre- and post- tours will be offered before and after the Convention. If you would like to join
        a pre- tour or post- tour, please choose from the options below.


        PRE TOUR OPTIONS:
        TRACK     TOUR TITLE                       TOUR DATES           RATE                 SINGLE
                                                                        (double occupancy)   supplement
         100      EILAT/PETRA                      OCTOBER 10 –12       $1,099               $295
         101      JORDAN                           OCTOBER 10 –13       $835                 $240
         102      EILAT/PETRA                      OCTOBER 12 –14       $1,099               $295
         103      CARMEL FOREST SPA                OCTOBER 12 –15       $1,159               $563
         104      CULTURE & MUSEUM                 OCTOBER 12 –15       $1,064               $395
         105      GAZA BORDER & BEYOND             OCTOBER 14 –15       $449                 $90
                  the Eshkol Region
         106      ATTORNEYS                        OCTOBER 14 –15       $575            $160
         107      PHYSICIANS CME PROGRAM           OCTOBER 14 –15       $475            NA
         107A     PHYSICIANS LAND PKG              OCTOBER 14 –15       $375            $180
         108      NURSES                           OCTOBER 14 –15       $384            $160
         109      MASADA AND THE DEAD SEA          OCTOBER 15           $85             NA
         110      PRE CONVENTION SMD MISSION       OCTOBER 12 –15       KING DAVID HOTEL
                                                                        $1,875          $625
                                                                        $2,160          $625
                                                                        DAVID CITADEL HOTEL
                                                                        $1,820          $600
                                                                        $2,015          $600




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        REGISTRATION FORM
        Pre- and post- tours will be offered before and after the Convention. If you would like to join
        a pre- tour or post- tour, please choose from the options below.


        POST TOUR OPTIONS:
        TRACK     TOUR TITLE                       TOUR DATES           RATE                 SINGLE
                                                                        (double occupancy)   supplement
         200      GRAPES & OLIVES/WINE & OIL       OCTOBER 19 –20       $795                 $399
         201      EILAT/PETRA                      OCTOBER 19 –21       $1,099               $295
         202      CARMEL FOREST SPA                OCTOBER 19 –22       $1,159               $563
         203      CULTURE AND MUSEUM               OCTOBER 19 –22       $1,064               $395
         204      NABATEAN ROUTE:                  OCTOBER 19 –23       $1,959               $649
                  Beer Sheva to Petra
         205      FIRST TIMERS FAMILY              OCTOBER 19 –23       $1,449               $549
                  adventure in northern Israel
         206      ASSOCIATES TOUR                  OCTOBER 19 –23       $1,475               $525
         207      EILAT/PETRA                      OCTOBER 21 –23       $1,099               $295
         208      FIRST TIMERS                     OCTOBER 21 –23       $539                 $150
                  northern Israel
         209      WINE AND DINE                    OCTOBER 21 –23       $880                 $145
         210      GREEN ISRAEL                     OCTOBER 21 –24       $725                 $245
         211      JORDAN                           OCTOBER 21 –24       $835                 $240
         212      MASADA AND THE DEAD SEA          OCTOBER 19           $85                  NA
         213      MASADA AND THE DEAD SEA          OCTOBER 20           $85                  NA

        ALL TOURS AND PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION OR CHANGE




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       REGISTRATION FORM
       Any tour without the required minimum of 20 participants may be cancelled.

         I would like to join the following PRE- TOUR:
       Tour number:                    double occupancy sharing with*                                    single occupancy
       Tour number:                    double occupancy sharing with*                                    single occupancy
       Tour number:                    double occupancy sharing with*                                    single occupancy

         I would like to join the following POST- TOUR:
       Tour number:                    double occupancy sharing with*                                    single occupancy
       Tour number:                    double occupancy sharing with*                                    single occupancy
       Tour number:                    double occupancy sharing with*                                    single occupancy
       *if requested roommate does not register for the tour, you will be responsible for payment of the single supplement.


       FLIGHT INFORMATION:
       Please note registration fees do not include roundtrip airfare to/from Israel.

         I would like to book round trip airfare to israel:         coach class       business class       first class

       seating request*:       window        middle      aisle

       I wish to depart from city/airport                                                   on (date)

       and return to city/airport                                                           on (date)

       EL AL frequent flyer #:

       DELTA frequent flyer #:

       CONTINENTAL frequent flyer #:

       US AIR frequent flyer #:

       other frequent flyer #:

       special requests*:


      *we will do our best to accommodate, but regret that we cannot guarantee, special requests.
       seating requests are noted but cannot be guaranteed.
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        PAYMENT INFORMATION (REQUIRED FOR YOUR CONVENTION REGISTRATION):
        Deposit payment: a minimum deposit of $500.00 per person is required to reserve your
        space at the Convention.
        I hereby authorize Ayelet Tours LTD to charge the credit card provided below. I understand that my payment by
        check or charge is necessary in order to reserve airline seats and hotel accommodations.


          check enclosed            charge to my credit card         amount:

        card member’s name as it appears on credit card:

        card number:                                                                   expiration date:

        card member’s signature:

          Discover          MasterCard            Visa         American Express

        billing address (if different than home address):
                                                            street


        city                                                state                       zip

        PAYMENT OF BALANCE: I UNDERSTAND THAT PAYMENT OF BALANCE IS DUE AT LEAST SIXTY (60) DAYS
        PRIOR TO DATE OF DEPARTURE AND MAY BE PAID BY CHECK OR CHARGE.
        AIRFARE: Airfare is subject to availability and is nonrefundable. Your airline ticket constitutes a contract
        between you and the airline (not Hadassah or Ayelet Tours, Ltd.), even if purchased through Ayelet Tours, Ltd.
        TRAVEL INSURANCE: We strongly recommend the purchase of comprehensive travel insurance, including trip
        cancellation and luggage insurance. For trip insurance, please log onto Ayelet Tours website at www.ayelet.com
        and click on TRAVEL INFORMATION and choose the TRAVEL INSURANCE menu option.
        NOT INCLUDED: Air taxes and fuel surcharges, tips to guides, drivers and hotel staff (pre-collected), cost of
        passport, laundry, alcoholic beverages, meals other than those specified (i.e. lunch), excess baggage charges,
        medical, travel, and baggage insurance, phone calls and any other items of a purely personal nature.
        LUGGAGE: Luggage allowance policies are set by the airlines and may change without prior notice. Please
        contact your airline(s) for the most current luggage allowance policy.
        SECURITY: We recommend that you read the current “Travel Warning” issued by the U. S. Department of State,
        which may be found at http://travel.state.gov/travel, to obtain current information on the general security
        environment in Israel, Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip and to reiterate threats to American
        citizens and US interests in those locations. Current information on travel and security in Israel may also be
        obtained from the Department of State by calling 1-888-407-4747 within the United States and Canada, or, from
        overseas, 1-202-501-4444.
        HEALTH: By completing and returning this registration form, I hereby certify that I do not have any mental,
        physical or other condition of disability that could create a hazard for me or other participants.

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        REGISTER ONLINE OR BY MAIL.

        ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM:**
        www.ayelet.com
        www.hadassah.org/2012registration

        BY MAIL:
        Print out registration form and disclaimer
        Complete form and mail original registration form** with deposit to:
        Ayelet Tours
        19 Aviation Road
        Albany, NY 12205
        1-800-237-1517 or outside US and Canada 518.783.6001
        (fax)518-783-6003
        **ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SIGN AN ADDITIONAL DISCLAIMER DOCUMENT PROVIDED BY
        HADASSAH REGARDLESS OF WHETHER YOU REGISTER ONLINE OR BY MAIL. THE DISCLAIMER MUST BE
        RECEIVED BY AYELET TOURS BEFORE TRAVEL DOCUMENTS CAN BE RELEASED. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU
        RETAIN COPIES OF YOUR CHECK, THE FORMS AND DOCUMENTS.

        Cancellation penalties, which are deducted from the deposit, are as follows: Requests for cancellation must be
        made in writing. $100 per person once booked. $250 per person charge if canceled 60-31 days prior to departure.
        100% penalty will apply if canceled 31 days or less prior to departure. Each land package is priced as a package and
        no refund or discount will be made for any part of the land package/activity in which you choose not to participate.
        In addition, no refunds will be made if you leave the trip voluntarily or involuntarily after the date of departure.
        Participants may also be subject to any cancellation fees assessed by the purveyors of services, including airlines
        or hotels. Hadassah reserves the right to cancel any convention due to low enrollment, security, or other reasons
        within its sole discretion. A full refund will be given for any convention cancelled by Hadassah.

        I understand that my reservation will be accepted subject to the above terms and
        conditions. I have read, understand and agree to the above terms and conditions.

        Applicant’s Signature:                                                       Date:

        Disclaimer: Hadassah, IGT and Ayelet Tours, Ltd. act only as agents for the tour members in making
        arrangements for hotels, transportation, touring, restaurants or any other services in connection with the
        itinerary. We will exercise reasonable care in making such arrangements. However, we do not assume nor bear
        any responsibility or liability whatsoever for any injury, death, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity to
        person and property because of an act, sickness, or circumstance beyond our control or an act of default of any
        hotel, airline carrier, restaurant, company, or person rendering any of the services included in the tour. The right is
        reserved to cancel or change itineraries or to substitute comparable service without notice. The right is reserved
        to decline to accept or retain any tour participants should such person’s health or general deportment impede
        the operation of the tour or detrimentally affect the other tour participants.

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        HADASSAH CONTACT INFORMATION

        AYELET TOURS CONTACT INFORMATION


        Ayelet Tours
        19 Aviation Road
        Albany, NY 12205
        1-800-237-1517
        (fax)518-783-6003
        hdmissions@ayelet.com



        HADASSAH CONTACT INFORMATION

        Hadassah Meeting and Travel Department
        convention@hadassah.org
        212.303.8239

        Miki Schulman, 2012 National Convention Chair
        mschulman@hadassah.org
        212.303.8212

        National Major Gifts Department
        majorgifts@hadassah.org
        800.928.0685

        Mission of the Century
        the exclusive Hadassah Centennial Pre-Convention Society of Major Donors Mission
        premission2012@hadassah.org
        800.928.0685




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       DISCLAIMER
       DISCLAIMER, RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION OF HADASSAH:
       By registering and participating in the “Hadassah Centennial Celebration Convention” and associated travel to, from
       and within Israel (the “Convention”), I (as used herein “I” includes myself, my family members, next of kin, heirs and
       representatives, agents, successors and assigns) agree to the following:
       As used in this agreement, the term “Hadassah” includes Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America,
       Inc., Hadassah Medical Relief Association, Inc., Hadassah Office in Israel and each of their affiliates, related entities,
       predecessors, officers, directors, employees, volunteers, members, agents and representatives and their successors and
       assigns.
       If I am a United States citizen or resident, I acknowledge that I have read, and understand the contents of the current
       “Travel Warning” issued by the U. S. Department of State1 dated August 10, 2010 to update information on the general
       security environment in Israel, Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip and to reiterate threats to American
       citizens and US interests in those locations. Current information on travel and security in Israel, Jerusalem, the Gaza
       Strip, and the West Bank may also be obtained from the Department of State by calling 1-888-407-4747 within the
       United States and Canada, or, from overseas, 1-202-501-4444 and by visiting http:travel.state.gov and clicking on the
       International Travel Tab. The State Department’s Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management (ACS)
       administers the Consular Information Program, which informs the public of conditions abroad that may affect their
       safety and security. Country specific information, Travel Alerts and Travel Warnings are vital parts of this program
       I understand that the current Travel Warning is subject to change at any time by the Department of State and my
       agreement to this Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification will remain in full force and effect in the event of any
       changes to the Travel Warning. Notwithstanding the Travel Warning, and the dangers it warns of, I have decided to
       participate in the Convention. I acknowledge I have also been advised to check any travel warnings issued by the
       United States Department of State to any other countries being visited prior to, during or after Convention (including,
       without limitation, Jordan).
       If I am not a United States citizen or resident, I acknowledge that Hadassah has advised me to check any travel
       warnings to Israel issued by my own country.
       I am familiar with and understand the activities involved in the Convention and I agree to be bound by all rules with
       respect to the Convention, now or hereafter established. I understand and agree that Hadassah acts only as agent
       for the Convention participants in making arrangements with third parties regarding the Convention. I acknowledge
       and affirm that, notwithstanding any security arrangements that may be made by Hadassah, Hadassah does not
       guarantee and is not responsible for my personal safety or the safety of my property while participating in the
       Convention or any Convention-related activities, including, but not limited to, airline travel, ground transportation,
       meals, lodging, and recreational activities. I further agree that Hadassah does not assume any liability in making
       the Convention arrangements and is not responsible for any delay, injury, accident, natural disaster, labor dispute,
       war, machinery breakdown, failure or difficult, government restraint, hostile act, terrorism, threat of terrorism, social
       unrest, local law, climatic conditions, abnormal conditions pr developments, theft, illness, death, disease, damage
       or other cost, loss or expense of any nature whatsoever, arising directly, or indirectly out of the Convention or
       Convention arrangements, including but not limited to, that arising from Hadassah’s negligence or the negligence
       of others. I further agree that Hadassah shall not be liable or responsible for breach of contract, failure to comply
       with the Americans with Disabilities Act or any intentional or negligent actions or omissions on the part of airlines,
       transportation operators, tour guides, hotels, restaurants, caterers, other suppliers, or other third parties or on the part
       of Hadassah, which results in any loss, damage, delay, inconvenience or injury to travelers or travelers’ companions
       or group members. Hadassah is not responsible for loss or theft of, or damage to, luggage or property, for accidents
       en route, or for ill health that may require travelers to miss part of the Convention or to return home without your
       companions, family or group members. The tickets, coupons, tariffs, rules or contracts currently in use by any carrier,
       hotel, restaurant or other contractor rendering services shall constitute the sole contract between such contractor
       and traveler and Hadassah does not guarantee any rates, bookings, reservations, connections, scheduling or handling
       of baggage or other personal effects. All rights are reserved to adjust registration fees, costs or other expenses in
       connection with participating in the Convention at any time and to substitute accommodations and services of

       1
         This Travel Warning has changed several times over the past year, and it is always subject to change. The latest Travel Warning may be found at
       http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_922.html. Up-to-date information on security conditions can also be accessed at http://usembassy-
       israel.org.il or http://jerusalem.usconsulate.gov.
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        DISCLAIMER
        a similar category when deemed necessary. Itineraries and activities are subject to change without notice, and
        such substitution or withdrawal is not a basis for participant cancellation or refund. I further agree that I assume
        full responsibility for, and that Hadassah shall not be liable or responsible for, any personal travel outside of the
        Convention that I choose to partake in or any goods or services that I obtain from third party vendors prior to, during
        or after the conclusion of the Convention. I understand and voluntarily assume all risks, whether or not foreseeable,
        of attending the Convention, domestic and international travel and traveling to, from and during the Convention,
        including, in Israel and Jordan, including risks associated with my safety and security and/or risk that could result in
        damage or physical, emotional or psychological injury, illness, death, disease or other damage. I understand that the
        Convention may include certain vigorous activities and I am aware of, able to, and will take responsibility for placing
        upon myself appropriate physical limitations reasonably calculated to avoid illness or injury and I agree that Hadassah
        is not responsible for imposing such limitations. I understand and agree that Hadassah shall not be obligated to
        take special precautions or provide extra staffing for me. I acknowledge that Hadassah has advised me to purchase
        accident, baggage, and trip cancellation insurance to cover reimbursement for trip delay, missed connections, sickness,
        accident, medical expenses, lost baggage, personal effects, baggage, delay, etc., and if I already own such insurance or
        any other personal insurance, to check the terms of my insurance in light of this trip and any Travel Warning.
        Hadassah reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any Convention participant at any time before or during
        the Convention, for any reason whatsoever, including failure to complete the Convention payment and registration
        forms in accordance with the published schedule, failure to comply with any rules or policies contained in the
        Convention registration forms or materials or otherwise hereafter established with respect to the Convention,
        including any security requirements, or in the event participants whose mental or physical condition or general
        behavior or deportment impedes the operation of the Convention or affects the rights, welfare or enjoyment of other
        Convention participants. I agree that no refund will be given if I am dismissed and/or otherwise removed from or leave
        the Convention for any reason (voluntarily or involuntarily) once the Convention has commenced and that I shall be
        responsible to pay any and all associated fees and expenses in connection therewith, including without limitation,
        return fare, shipping of baggage, or any and all damages caused by my actions or involving me.
        I irrevocably grant to Hadassah and its licensees the right to use, photograph, videotape or audiotape my name, image,
        portrait, picture, photograph, voice or any statements used, made, taken or prepared in the course of my participation
        in the Convention, including those photographs I may provide to Hadassah, or any portion thereof, in any manner
        and in any and all medium for any advertising, trade, fundraising, promotional or other purposes, without approval or
        any compensation unless prohibited by law. I certify that I own or have the proper rights to use, transmit and share
        any photographs that I may provide to Hadassah for the purposes described in the preceding sentence. I agree that
        any photograph, image, likeness, portrait, picture, utterance or statement taken by Hadassah or its licensees shall be
        Hadassah’s sole and exclusive property. I hereby release Hadassah from any and all liability in connection with the use
        of my name, portrait, picture, photograph, voice or statements as described in this paragraph.
        The term “Claims” as used in this Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification shall mean any and all claims and liability
        of any kind whatsoever, past, present and future, both known and unknown, including those which have not yet arisen
        or matured, whether in law or in equity, arising from, related to, or in connection with the Convention, my participation
        in the Convention, travel to, from, during, before and after the Convention (including personal travel), my free time
        during the Convention, any medical advice, treatment or testing, medications, immunizations or vaccinations I may
        or may not receive, any actions taken in connection with security requirements, including searches of my person or
        property, my departure, withdrawal, or removal from the Convention, any communications or notices or lack thereof
        before, during or after the Convention, any anti-discrimination laws (including without limitation those protecting
        persons with disabilities), and regulations of any jurisdiction, any delay, property damage, loss or theft, any hostile act,
        government act or omission, terrorism, social unrest, local laws, climatic conditions, breach of contract, occurrence,
        accident, business interruption, machinery breakdown, visa, passport, vaccination or other entry requirement,
        substitution or change of hotels, transportation or other services, rates, bookings, reservations or connections, natural
        disaster, labor dispute, baggage and property handling, changes to or absence from the Convention program, any other
        conditions, developments or disruptions, any bodily, emotional or mental injury, illness, disease, or death, third party
        claims and all other claims, liability, damage, cost, loss or expense of any nature whatsoever, including but not limited
        to, claims for negligence or any intentional act on the part of Hadassah or any other person or entity.
        In consideration of my acceptance to participate in the Convention, and by signing below, I, for myself, my next of kin,


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        DISCLAIMER
        family members, heirs, representatives, agents, successors and assigns, hereby agree to:
        (i) Release, waive and discharge Hadassah from any and all Claims; (ii) Covenant not to sue Hadassah with respect
        to any and all Claims; and (iii) Indemnify, defend and hold harmless Hadassah from any and all Claims and any and
        all liability, damage, cost, loss and expense (including attorneys’ fees and expenses) arising from, related to, or in
        connection with:
        (A) My acts and omissions and any involvement by me in the Convention and before, during and after the Convention;
        and
        (B) Any and all Claims made at any time, past, present or future, by me, or any of my family members or any person to
        whom I am related by blood, adoption or marriage, or their heirs, representatives, agents, successors or assigns.
        I agree that this Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification and any and all issues related to this Disclaimer, Release and
        Indemnification and/or the Convention are to be solely and exclusively governed by, and construed in accordance with
        the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to principles of conflicts of law. I agree that the State or Federal
        courts located in the State of New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction to determine disputes arising from, related to,
        or in connection with, or in any way involving the Convention or this Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification, including
        the applicability of this clause or the validity of this Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification, and I consent to the
        exercise by such courts of personal jurisdiction over me and waive and agree not to assert any objection or defense
        based on lack of personal or subject matter jurisdiction or venue. I agree to waive my rights, if any, to institute or
        prosecute suit in any forum other than the State of New York. I agree to pay all reasonable attorneys’ fees and all other
        costs and expenses which may be incurred by Hadassah in the enforcement of or attempt to enforce this Disclaimer,
        Release and Indemnification, whether by action of law or otherwise. This Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification is
        intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of New York in favor of Hadassah, and
        if any term or provision of this Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification is declared invalid by a court of competent
        jurisdiction, the remaining terms and provisions of this Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification shall remain
        unimpaired and in full force and effect. Failure by Hadassah at any time to enforce any obligation by me, to claim a
        breach of any term of this Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification or to exercise any power agreed to hereunder will
        not be construed as a waiver of any right, power or obligation under this Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification, will
        not affect any subsequent breach, and will not prejudice Hadassah as regards to any subsequent action.
        I acknowledge that I have read and understand this Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification and that it shall be
        binding on me on behalf of myself, my family members, next of kin, heirs and representatives. This Disclaimer, Release
        and Indemnification, together with the registration forms, contains the entire agreement between the parties to this
        Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification. This Disclaimer, Release and Indemnification, together with the registration
        forms, supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings and negotiations regarding its subject
        matter.


        Signature

        Printed name

        Date

        Witnessed by:

        Signature

        Printed Name
        Travel Warning


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        DISCLAIMER
        United States Department of State
        Bureau of Consular Affairs


        ISRAEL, THE WEST BANK AND GAZA
        August 10, 2010
        The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip,
        and about threats to themselves and to U.S. interests in those locations. The Department of State urges U.S.
        citizens to remain mindful of security factors when planning travel to Israel and the West Bank and to avoid all
        travel to the Gaza Strip. This replaces the Travel Warning issued August 5, 2010, to update information on the
        general security environment in Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip.


        The Gaza Strip and Southern Israel
        The State Department strongly urges that U.S. citizens refrain from all travel to the Gaza Strip. This
        recommendation applies to all U.S. citizens, including journalists and aid workers. U.S. citizens should be aware
        that as a consequence of a longstanding prohibition on travel by U.S. government employees into the Gaza
        Strip, the ability of consular staff to offer timely assistance to U.S. citizens there is extremely limited.
        The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) strictly controls the crossing points between Israel and the Gaza Strip, and has
        essentially sealed the border. The security environment within Gaza and along its borders, including its border
        with Egypt and its seacoast, is dangerous and volatile. U.S. citizens are advised against traveling to Gaza by any
        means, including via sea. Previous attempts to enter Gaza by sea have been stopped by Israeli naval vessels
        and resulted in the injury, death, arrest, and deportation of U.S. citizens. From December 27, 2008, through
        January 17, 2009, the IDF conducted a major military operation in Gaza. Israel and Hamas, a State Department-
        designated foreign terrorist organization that violently seized power in Gaza in June 2007, declared separate
        truces to end the fighting. Occasional small clashes continue to occur along the border. Rockets and mortars
        are still occasionally fired into Israel from Gaza, and the IDF continues to conduct military operations inside Gaza,
        including airstrikes. The IDF has also declared an exclusion zone inside Gaza along the border with Israel and has
        taken lethal measures against individuals who enter it.
        In the past, some rockets have travelled more than 40 km (24 miles) from Gaza and landed as far north as
        Yavne and Gadera and as far east as Beersheva. As a result of possible IDF military operations in Gaza and the
        ever-present risk of rocket and mortar attacks into Israel from Gaza, U.S. government personnel travelling in
        the vicinity of the Gaza Strip border, to include the city of Sderot, require approval from the Embassy’s Regional
        Security Office. U.S. citizens in the area should be aware of the risks and should follow the advice of the
        Government of Israel’s office of Homefront Command, at: http://www.oref.org.il/315-en/PAKAR.aspx.


        The West Bank
        The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to exercise caution when traveling to the West Bank. Palestinian
        Authority (PA) security forces are now deployed throughout the West Bank, including all major cities. As a result,
        violence in recent years has decreased markedly throughout the West Bank. Nonetheless, demonstrations and
        violent incidents can occur without warning. Vehicles have also been the target of rocks, Molotov cocktails
        and gunfire on West Bank roads. The IDF continues to carry out security operations in the West Bank. Israeli
        security operations, including incursions into Palestinian population centers, can occur at any time and lead to
        disturbances and violence. U.S. citizens can be caught in the middle of potentially dangerous situations. Some
        U.S. citizens involved in demonstrations in the West Bank have sustained serious injuries in confrontations with
        Israeli settlers and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). The State Department recommends that U.S. citizens, for


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        their own safety, avoid demonstrations.
        During periods of unrest, the Israeli government sometimes closes off access to the West Bank and those areas
        may be placed under curfew. All persons in areas under curfew should remain indoors to avoid risking arrest or
        injury. U.S. citizens have been killed, seriously injured, or detained and deported as a result of encounters with
        IDF operations in Gaza and the West Bank. Travel restrictions may be imposed by Israel with little or no warning.
        Strict measures have frequently been imposed following terrorist actions, and the movement of Palestinian
        Americans, both those with residency status in the West Bank or Gaza as well as foreign passport holders, has
        been severely impeded. Current security-related restrictions on travel by U.S. government employees to the
        West Bank hinder the ability of consular staff to offer timely assistance to U.S. citizens.


        Jerusalem
        The State Department urges U.S. citizens to remain vigilant while traveling throughout Jerusalem, especially
        within the commercial and downtown areas of West Jerusalem and the city center. Spontaneous or planned
        protests within the Old City are possible, especially after Friday prayers. Some of these protests have led
        to violent clashes. Travelers should exercise caution at religious sites on holy days, Fridays, Saturdays, and
        Sundays. Isolated street protests and demonstrations can also occur in areas of East Jerusalem, including
        around Salah Ed-Din Street, Damascus Gate, Silwan and the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood. U.S. government
        employees are authorized to visit the Old City during daylight hours only except between the hours of 11:00 a.m.
        and 2:00 p.m. on Fridays. The area of the ramparts on the city wall between Herod’s Gate and Lion’s Gate is off-
        limits to U.S. Government personnel at all times. The Sherover or Haas Promenade (scenic overlook) located in
        Armon Hanatziv is open to U.S. government personnel during daylight hours only.


        Travel Restrictions for U.S. Government Personnel
        Personal travel in the West Bank for U.S. government personnel and their families is allowed for limited mission-
        approved purposes in the areas described below. They may travel to Jericho, or to transit through the West
        Bank using Routes 1 and 90 to reach the Allenby/King Hussein Bridge, or the Dead Sea coast near Ein Gedi and
        Masada. They may also travel north on Route 90 from the Allenby/King Hussein Bridge to the Sea of Galilee.
        Use of these routes is approved for transit purposes during daylight hours, with stops permitted only at Qumran
        National Park off Route 90 by the Dead Sea. Each transit requires prior notification to the Consulate General’s
        security office.
        U.S. Government personnel and family members are permitted both official and personal travel on Route 443
        between Modi’in and Jerusalem without prior notification, during daylight hours only. All other personal travel in
        the West Bank, unless specifically authorized for mission-approved purposes, is prohibited.


        General Safety and Security
        Israeli authorities remain concerned about the continuing threat of terrorist attacks. U.S. citizens are cautioned
        that a greater danger may exist around restaurants, businesses, and other places associated with U.S. interests
        and/or located near U.S. official buildings, such as the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv and the U.S. Consulate General
        in Jerusalem. U.S. citizens are also urged to exercise a high degree of caution and to use common sense when
        patronizing restaurants, nightclubs, cafes, malls, places of worship, and theaters, especially during peak hours.
        Large crowds and public gatherings have been targeted by terrorists in the past and should be avoided to the
        extent practicable. U.S. citizens should take into consideration that public buses, and their respective terminals




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        DISCLAIMER
        are “off-limits” to U.S. government personnel. U.S. government personnel have been directed to avoid protests
        and demonstrations. Personnel have also been urged to maintain a high level of vigilance and situational
        awareness at all times.
        In the Golan Heights, there are live landmines in many areas and visitors should walk only on established roads
        or trails.


        Entry/Exit Difficulties
        U.S. citizens planning to travel to Israel or the West Bank should read carefully the detailed information
        concerning entry and exit difficulties in the Country Specific Information sheet at:
        http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1064.html
        U.S. citizens in Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip are strongly encouraged to register with the Consular
        Sections of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv or the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem through the State
        Department’s travel registration website, https://travelregistration.state.gov. Occasional warden messages
        issued by the Embassy and the Consulate General are e-mailed to registered U.S. citizens and are posted on
        State Department websites to highlight time-sensitive security concerns.
        U.S. citizens who require emergency services may telephone the Consulate General in Jerusalem at (972) (2)
        630-4000, after hours (for emergencies): (972) (2) 622-7250, or the Embassy in Tel Aviv at (972) (3) 519-7575,
        after hours (for emergencies): (972) (3) 519-7551.
        Current information on travel and security in Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip may be obtained from the
        Department of State by calling 1-888-407-4747 within the United States and Canada, or, from overseas, 1-202-
        501-4444. For additional and more in-depth information about specific aspects of travel to these areas, U.S.
        citizens should consult: the Country Specific Information for Israel, the West Bank and Gaza; and the Worldwide
        Caution. These along with other Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts and Country Specific Information are available
        on the Department’s Internet website at http://travel.state.gov. Up-to-date information on security conditions
        can also be accessed at http://usembassy-israel.org.il or http://jerusalem.usconsulate.gov.
        Additionally, U.S. citizens are encouraged to sign up to receive security-related information from the U.S.
        Embassy in Tel Aviv via email at the following link: http://telaviv.usembassy.gov/consular/acs/index.aspx




        1
          This Travel Warning has changed several times over the past year, and it is always subject to change. The latest Travel Warning may be
        found at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_922.html. Up-to-date information on security conditions can also be accessed at
        http://usembassy-israel.org.il or http://jerusalem.usconsulate.gov.




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