The Jerusalem Post is celebrating its 90th anniversary and invites you to be a part of it in the boundless city of New York!

The event is sold out. To watch the conference live, visit www.jpost.com.

About Gotham Hall

1356 Broadway, New York

Located in a landmark building that once housed Greenwich Savings Bank, Gotham Hall is an iconic Midtown event space. Constructed in 1922-24 as The Greenwich Savings Bank building, Gotham Hall is one of the refined examples in the impressive corpus of bank buildings from the firm of York and Sawyer, both architects, initially employed by McKim, Mead, & White. View photo gallery.  


Ronald S. Lauder

President of the World Jewish Congress & President of the Jerusalem Post Annual Conference

Benjamin (Benny) Gantz

Minister of Defense

Dr. Yoaz Hendel

Minister Of Communications

Bahrain Ambassador to the United States
Omar Hilale
Morocco’s Ambassador to the UN
Gilad Erdan
Israel Ambassador to the United Nations
Thomas Nides
US Ambassador to Israel
Sylvan Adams

Businessman and Philanthropist Strengthening Israel’s Global Image

Moshe Lion
Mayor of Jerusalem
Asaf Zamir
Consul General of Israel in New York
Mira Resnick

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Regional Security

Lee Zeldin

Congressman & Candidate for NY Governor

Josh Gottheimer
Congressman (NJ-5)
Ehud Olmert
Former Prime Minister of Israel
Avi Abraham Benlolo

Founding Chairman & CEO, The Abraham Global Peace Initiative


CEO, Israel Discount Bank

Rakefet Russak-Aminoach

Managing Partner, Team8

Uri Levine
Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Waze, Author
Adam Singolda

Founder and CEO,

Daniel Damboritz
Partner, HighTech
Yigal Arnon – Tadmor Levy
Craig Newmark
Founder, craigslist,
Craig Newmark Philanthropies
Marc Cavaliere

Sr. Vice President – The Americas
EL AL Israel Airlines

Mor Assia

Founding Partner & Co-CEO

Shelly Hod Moyal
Founding Partner & Co-CEO
Itzik Ozer
Senior Director – Business Development
The Jerusalem Development Authority
Jay Ruderman
President, The Ruderman Family Foundation
Shira Ruderman
Executive Director, The Ruderman Family Foundation
Shai Novik
Executive Chairman, Enlivex Therapeutics, Ltd.
Rhoda Smolow
National President, Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America
Rael Strous
Medical Director, Mayanei Hayeshua’s Mental Health Center
Yoni Yagodovsky
Magen David Adom Director of International Relations
Adv. Nerya Meir

Head of the Diaspora Department, World Zionist Organization

Tziona Koeing-Yair
Director-General, Diaspora Affairs Ministry
Eyal Haimovsky
CEO, The Jerusalem Development Authority
Lee Ziv
VP Sales & Marketing,
Port Tel Aviv Residence
Tali Shalem-Taub
Olga Deutsch

Vice President, NGO Monitor

Nitsana Darshan Leitner
President, Shurat HaDin
Stuart Force
Advocate for the Taylor Force Act
David Siegel
President, FELNET
Omri Attar
Elana Broitman
Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Jewish Federations of North America
David Makovsky
Ziegler Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Assaf Weiss
Founder & CEO, Ma’agalim
Chaim Fachler
Director of International Resource Development, Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center
Shari Dollinger
Co-executive Director, Christians United for Israel
Menachem Bombach
President and CEO, Netzach educational network
Jacob Ner-David
Chairman, Jezreel Valley Winery
Joshua Greenstein
Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing,
Israel Wine Producers Association
Moran Mazor

Israeli Singer

Yaakov Katz
The Jerusalem Post
Laura Cornfield
Director, MediaCentral
Bret Stephens
Senior Columnist,
New York Times
Eric Gertler

Executive Chairman & CEO,  U.S. News & World Report

Maayan Hoffman

Head of Conferences,
The Jerusalem Post

Lahav Harkov
Diplomatic Correspondent,
The Jerusalem Post
Zvika Klein
Jewish World Analyst, The Jerusalem Post
Tamar Uriel-Beeri
Managing Editor,

Start-Up Nation turns Unicorn Country

The Desert is Blooming: Agriculture, Water and Energy Technology

The Future of Healthcare

What will the Middle East look like in 2032?

The Future of Judaism in the Jewish State

Israel’s Security: Past, Present and Future

Tikkun olam meets Start-up Nation


Tentative Schedule – Times Subject to Change 
Please note: The conference lineup begins at 9 a.m. Doors close at 8:45 a.m.
  • 7:30 a.m.: Doors Open | Registration
    Light Breakfast
  • Opening remarks
    Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-chief, Jerusalem Post
    New York Gov. Kathy Hochul
    Ronald Lauder, President, World Jewish Congress & President of the Jerusalem Post Annual Conference
    Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion
    Israeli Consul General to New York Asaf Zamir
  • Defense Minister Benjamin “Benny” Gantz
  • Uri Levin, CEO, Israel Discount Bank
  • “From Start-up Nation to Unicorn Country”
    Interview: Maayan Hoffman in Conversation with Uri Levine, Co-founder, Waze
    Panel Discussion:
    Adam Singolda, Founder, Taboola
    Mor Assia, Founding Partner & CO-CEO, iAngels
    Daniel Damboritz, Partner, HighTech, Yigal Arnon – Tadmor Levy
    Noa Kolp, Head of High-tech, Israel Discount Bank
    Maayan Hoffman (moderator)
  • TedTalk: iAngels Founding Partner & Co-CEO Shelly Hod Moyal
  • Sylvan Adams, Businessman and Philanthropist Strengthening Israel's Global Image
  • Coffee Break
  • Zvika Klein in Conversation with Congressman Josh Gottheimer
  • Avi Benlolo, Founding Chairman and CEO, The Abraham Accords Global Peace Initiative
  • “Shifting Sands in the Middle East” Panel Discussion
    Bahrain Ambassador to the United States Shaikh Abdulla bin Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa
    Morocco’s Ambassador to the United Nations Omar Hilale
    Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan
    Yaakov Katz (moderator)
  • David Siegel, President, FELNET
  • Eric Adams, Mayor, New York
  • Ma’agalim Presentation
  • Ted Talk: Lee Ziv, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Port Tel Aviv Residents
  • “Tikkun Olam Meets Start-up Nation” Panel Discussion
    Craig Newmark, Founder, Newmark Philanthropies
    Shari Dollinger, Co-Executive Director, Christians United for Israel
    Chaim Fachler, Director of International Resource Development, Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center
    Maayan Hoffman (moderator)
  • Yaakov Katz in Conversation with Ehud Olmert, Former Prime Minister of Israel
  • “The Future of Healthcare” Panel Discussion
    Shai Novik, CEO, Enlivex
    Yoni Yagodovsky, Director of International Relation, Magen David Adom
    Rael Strous, Medical Director, Mayanei Hayeshua’s Mental Health Center
    Rhoda Smolow, National President, Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America
    Maayan Hoffman (moderator)
  • TedTalk: HolyGems CEO Tali Shalem-Taub
    The world's only jeweler with rare precious gems, exclusively mined from the Holy Land of Israel
  • Lunch Begins Being Served | Musical Accompaniment
  • Lahav Harkov in Conversation with Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel
  • “From Banking to Fintech: Building the Next Cohort of Unicorns:" A Conversation between Maayan Hoffman and Rakefet Russak-Aminoach, Managing Partner of Team8
  • Tamar Uriel-Beeri in Conversation with Mira Resnick, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regional Security
  • Ruderman Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Ted Talk: Rabbi Menachem Bombach
  • Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt Award
  • "The Politicalization of Human Rights" Panel Discussion
    Olga Deutch, CEO, NGO Monitor
    Elana Broitman, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Jewish Federations of North America
    Omri Attar, COO, ELNET-Israel
    Gregg Roman, Director, Middle East Forum
    Zvika Klein (moderator)
  • “The Price of Terror” Panel Discussion
    Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, President, Shurat Hadin
    Stuart Force, Father of the late Taylor Force

    Tamar Beeri (moderator)
  • Yaakov Katz in Conversation with Congressman Lee Zeldin
  • Lahav Harkov in Conversation with US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides
  • “Building Bridges: The Diaspora and Israel” Panel Discussion
    Tziona Koeing-Yair, Director-General, Diaspora Affairs Ministry
    Marc Cavaliere, Senior Vice President - The Americas, El Al Airlines
    Nerya Meir, Adv., Head of the Diaspora Department, World Zionist Organization
    Zvika Klein (moderator)
  • “The Challenges Journalists Face” Panel Discussion
    Bret Stephens, Columnist, New York Times
    Laura Cornfield, Director, MediaCentral
    Eric Gertler, Executive Chairman and CEO, U.S. News and World Report
    Maayan Hoffman (moderator)
  • “Nine Decades of Sharing Israel with the World: A Conversation Among Jerusalem Post Editors” Panel Discussion
    Yaakov Katz (current)
    Bret Stephens (2002-2004)
    David Makovksy (1999-2000)
    Tamar Beeri (moderator)
  • Presentation by Israel Wine Producer's Association and Jezreel Valley Winery
  • Finale: “Hatikvah”
  • Wine tasting and networking event


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