Jewish Funders Network International Conference
Conference Schedule
At a Glance

Conference plenary sessions and lunch programs will be in English and Hebrew with simultaneous translation. Workshops and site visits will be English-only.

Monday, March 19

8:00–18:00 Pre–conference programming from JFN member sponsors
15:00–16:00First Timers Welcome and Orientation
19:00–22:00 Opening Networking Reception at Beit Hatfutsot

Tuesday, March 20

9:00–10:30 Opening General Session
10:30–11:00 Break
11:00–12:15 Parallel Sessions
12:30–14:00 Lunch
14:00–14:15 Break
14:15–15:30 Parallel Sessions
15:45–16:00 Break
16:00–17:15 Forums
17:15–17:45 President Shimon Peres
18:45– Dinner on your own / Home hospitality dinners
Next–Generation Funders Evening
Dinner and Performance, Nalaga'at

Wednesday, March 21

8:00–18:30 Site visit study tours:
  • Arts & Culture
  • Education as tool for social mobility
  • Environment
  • Equality of opportunity among non-Jewish minorities
  • The Galil
  • Healthcare and trauma
  • Integrating people with disabilities in Israeli society
  • Israel Advocacy
  • Jerusalem
  • Jewish Renewal/Peoplehood
  • The Negev
  • Poverty/hunger/social services
  • Social Entrepreneurship/Social Business
  • Social Responsibility
18:30–22:00 Site visit study tour–related evening events, including a night at the Israeli Opera

Thursday, March 22

9:00–10:15 Opening General Session
10:15–10:45 Break
10:45–12:00 Parallel Sessions
Performance: Batsheva Dance Company
12:30–14:15 Lunch and Closing Session