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CONVENTION 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 annualgift level.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

Morning: Program Track- See explanation below

Afternoon: Convention officially begins as we march, sing, dance and cheer through the streets in downtownJerusalem. We will follow the torch that was relayed from Israel through communities around the UnitedStates and brought home to Jerusalem. Get ready to celebrate with a Flash Mob Dance and official openingceremonies at Safra Square.

Evening: A lavish buffet dinner is served at each Convention hotel. Delegates will be joined by ourHadassah Medical Organization management, staff and guests from Israel for the largest dedication in 50years, the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower. We will rejoice at the Israel Convention Center as wededicate 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 MediterraneanSea, where we will salute all of Hadassah's projects. This beautiful site will be host to a "Happening" givingeach delegate an opportunity to interact with unique project experiences and celebrate our incredibleaccomplishments 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. Young Hadassah from the UnitedStates, Israel and around the world will dance and mingle at a cool Jerusalem club. Or enjoy a free eveningto 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 the Israel Convention Center.Experience a Hadassah Shouk as you indulge in a wide array of food, which will be available for purchase.Music, dancing, entertainment and a fabulous program will culminate Hadassah's first 100 years and beginour 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 thisincredible building as we tour and meet the staff.

Track - JEWISH EDUCATION PROGRAM We will be privileged to participate in a fabulous learningsession 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.




HADASSAH 96TH NATIONAL CONVENTION • OCTOBER 15 – 18, 2012 • JERUSALEM, ISRAEL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION


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