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Join the The Jewish Federation of
Greater Washington's
Technology and Life Sciences
Mission to Israel 2003
October 26th -- November 2nd, 2003

What can I look forward to?

  • Developing and exploring new business opportunities at a very senior level;
  • Seeing cutting edge technology in the Jewish homeland;
  • Better understanding the day to day Israeli experience
  • Seeing what a real difference your gifts are making firsthand.
  • Because of the intimate group, this is a very unique opportunity to meet senior Israeli business and government leaders in small and private group settings!

What's the purpose?
The purpose of the mission is three-fold:

  • Show solidarity with Israel at this critical time;
  • Meet with top Israeli technology and life sciences executives and senior government officials;
  • See firsthand the difference The Jewish Federation and United Jewish Communities are making in Israel.

What is the cost?
The Mission to Israel has two costs:

1. A minimum gift to your local Jewish Federation is required.

2. The participant must pay half the price of this highly-subsidized mission. The trip is all inclusive, with 5 star accommodations, and the cost is $2,500. A business-class upgrade is available for an extra $1,000.

Who are we meeting with?
We have confirmed meetings with the senior management of (and others to be announced):

  • VC's: Chemi Peres, Pitango; Dany Star, Intel Capital; Giza; Millenium; Apax Leumi; Denali Ventures; Amir Gal-Or, Infinity; GE Equity, Sam Cubac; Adi Goldin, Inventech.
  • Top Israeli Hi-Tech Companies: 3Com, Palm, Gilat Satellite, Elron, ECI Telecom, Tower Semiconductor, and more!
  • Israel's Cutting Edge Biotech: Weitzmann Institute, Clal Biotech, RAD Biotech Incubator, Nanolayers, Sol-Gel, Applied Nanomaterials, NanoPowders, and more!
  • Plus: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Kurtzer, top Israeli government officials, the Ministry of Trade, Israel Export Institute, and others!

What about security?

1. Security – The Federation is extremely conscious of security, and will never put its delegation in a dangerous situation. Daily security briefings, armed guards as escorts, and a flexible itinerary will ensure your safety.

2. Transportation – All transportation will be private, and will bring us door-to-door from our hotel to our upscale business meetings. Bus drivers have direct cellphone and radio links to the main UJC office and Israeli security services.

I'm interested! What next?
Contact the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington at (301) 348-7316 or at mfieldman@jewishfedwash.org.