ADL Leadership to Meet in Palm Beach

Issues: Anti-Semitism, Catholic-Jewish Relations, Challenges to Israel, Perspectives on the New Congress Anti-Bias Education: the Florida Model

01 Feb, 2007, 00:00 ET from Anti-Defamation League

    NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory was issued today by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL):     WHO: Anti-Defamation League (ADL)      WHAT: ADL National Executive Committee Meeting      WHERE: The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida      WHEN: Thursday, February 8 -- Saturday, February 10, 2007     The National Executive Committee Meeting brings together ADL leaders from around the country and is the League's highest policymaking body.     THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE MEDIA:      FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9     10:00 A.M.     Ponce De Leon IV Opening Remarks                      Glen S. Lewy, ADL National Chair      10:20 A.M.     Ponce De Leon IV Bringing Israel Into the Family of Nations:                       Magen David Adom's Long Road to Acceptance                       Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Chair, American Red Cross                       Dr. Noam Yifrach, Chair, Magen David Adom                       Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director      11:00 A.M.     Ponce De Leon IV The Italian Jewish Community: Forming New                      Relationships with the Italian Government and the Vatican                      Rabbi Shmuel Riccardo Di Segni, Chief Rabbi of Rome      11:30 A.M.        Keynote Address:     Ponce De Leon IV   Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director      12:00 NOON     Ponce De Leon I,     II, III       Presentation of the ADL Courage to Care Award to                   Ernst Leitz II (posthumous), who saved nearly 300                   Jews during the Holocaust                   Accepting: Cornelia Kuhn-Leitz, his granddaughter                   William Mann, former President of E. Leitz Inc,                   New York                   Kurt Enfield, Holocaust survivor saved by Leitz      1:00 P.M.     Ponce De Leon I,     II and III        The Political Realignment in Washington D.C.                        Ron Brownstein, National Political                        Correspondent and Columnist,                        Los Angeles Times      2:00 P.M.         Catholic-Jewish Relations In The New Millennium     Ponce De Leon IV  John L. Allen Jr., Senior Correspondent,                       National Catholic Reporter and author of                       "The Rise of Pope Benedict XVI: The Inside Story of                       How the Pope Was Elected and Where He Will                       Take the Catholic Church"      2:45 P.M.        Wheels of Justice: A Case Study in Anti-Israel Propaganda     Ponce De Leon IV Debra Silberstein, parent, Andover High School                      Oren Segal, Co-Director, ADL Center on Extremism      3:15 P.M.       ADL's Education Outreach: Florida As A Model     Ponce De Leon IV * Sara Plana, Junior, Boca Raton High School                        -- The ADL Sugihara Fellowship Program & ADL                        National Youth Leadership Mission                      * Maj. Joseph M. Bernadel, President & CEO,                        Toussaint L'Ouverture High School for Arts & Social                        Justice, Delray Beach, FL                       -- ADL A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE School                      * Michelle Pogas, Assistant Manager, La Petite                        Academy, Boca Raton                        -- The ADL Miller Early Childhood Initiative                      * Steven Ramos, Parent, Toussaint L'Ouverture High School                        -- The ADL Peer Training Program                      Moderator: Gary Bretton-Granatoor, ADL Director of                      Education      SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10     12:00 NOON      Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the     Ponce De Leon   New Congress     IV              U.S. Rep. Alcee L. Hastings, D-FL     Editors Note: Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director, will be available for interviews by appointment.     PRESS CREDENTIALS REQUIRED     ATTN: ASSIGNMENT EDITORS PRESS AND PHOTO ADVISORY     COVERAGE INVITED  

SOURCE Anti-Defamation League
    NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory was issued today by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL):     WHO: Anti-Defamation League (ADL)      WHAT: ADL National Executive Committee Meeting      WHERE: The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida      WHEN: Thursday, February 8 -- Saturday, February 10, 2007     The National Executive Committee Meeting brings together ADL leaders from around the country and is the League's highest policymaking body.     THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE MEDIA:      FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9     10:00 A.M.     Ponce De Leon IV Opening Remarks                      Glen S. Lewy, ADL National Chair      10:20 A.M.     Ponce De Leon IV Bringing Israel Into the Family of Nations:                       Magen David Adom's Long Road to Acceptance                       Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Chair, American Red Cross                       Dr. Noam Yifrach, Chair, Magen David Adom                       Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director      11:00 A.M.     Ponce De Leon IV The Italian Jewish Community: Forming New                      Relationships with the Italian Government and the Vatican                      Rabbi Shmuel Riccardo Di Segni, Chief Rabbi of Rome      11:30 A.M.        Keynote Address:     Ponce De Leon IV   Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director      12:00 NOON     Ponce De Leon I,     II, III       Presentation of the ADL Courage to Care Award to                   Ernst Leitz II (posthumous), who saved nearly 300                   Jews during the Holocaust                   Accepting: Cornelia Kuhn-Leitz, his granddaughter                   William Mann, former President of E. Leitz Inc,                   New York                   Kurt Enfield, Holocaust survivor saved by Leitz      1:00 P.M.     Ponce De Leon I,     II and III        The Political Realignment in Washington D.C.                        Ron Brownstein, National Political                        Correspondent and Columnist,                        Los Angeles Times      2:00 P.M.         Catholic-Jewish Relations In The New Millennium     Ponce De Leon IV  John L. Allen Jr., Senior Correspondent,                       National Catholic Reporter and author of                       "The Rise of Pope Benedict XVI: The Inside Story of                       How the Pope Was Elected and Where He Will                       Take the Catholic Church"      2:45 P.M.        Wheels of Justice: A Case Study in Anti-Israel Propaganda     Ponce De Leon IV Debra Silberstein, parent, Andover High School                      Oren Segal, Co-Director, ADL Center on Extremism      3:15 P.M.       ADL's Education Outreach: Florida As A Model     Ponce De Leon IV * Sara Plana, Junior, Boca Raton High School                        -- The ADL Sugihara Fellowship Program & ADL                        National Youth Leadership Mission                      * Maj. Joseph M. Bernadel, President & CEO,                        Toussaint L'Ouverture High School for Arts & Social                        Justice, Delray Beach, FL                       -- ADL A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE School                      * Michelle Pogas, Assistant Manager, La Petite                        Academy, Boca Raton                        -- The ADL Miller Early Childhood Initiative                      * Steven Ramos, Parent, Toussaint L'Ouverture High School                        -- The ADL Peer Training Program                      Moderator: Gary Bretton-Granatoor, ADL Director of                      Education      SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10     12:00 NOON      Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the     Ponce De Leon   New Congress     IV              U.S. Rep. Alcee L. Hastings, D-FL     Editors Note: Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director, will be available for interviews by appointment.     PRESS CREDENTIALS REQUIRED     ATTN: ASSIGNMENT EDITORS PRESS AND PHOTO ADVISORY     COVERAGE INVITED  SOURCE Anti-Defamation League