AIPAC conference takes place this week – all you need to know

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The AIPAC Policy Conference is the largest gathering of America’s pro-Israel community. The conference is a celebration of the U.S.-Israel partnership and the premier opportunity for every attendee to lobby their Congressional office to advance the U.S.-Israel relationship. 

The Policy Conference is also a rich educational experience and inspirational booster shot. Attendees will hear keynote speeches by American and Israeli leaders, attend intimate educational sessions, and be wowed by moving stories of U.S.-Israel partnerships, Israeli heroism, and groundbreaking Israeli innovations that are changing our world.

WHO ATTENDS THE CONFERENCE?

  • More than 18,000 pro-Israel Americans
  • More than two-thirds of Congress
  • More than 3,600 students from more than 630 campuses
  • 283 Student Government presidents from all 50 states
  • More than 275 synagogue delegations
  • AIPAC members from across the country

IT HAS BEEN SAID…

“AIPAC is a vigilant protector of the U.S.-Israel relationship, and its annual policy conference in Washington is a must-stop for foreign policy-minded politicians and presidential candidates.”
– The Hill

“The AIPAC Policy Conference…is the Jewish equivalent to the Oscars or the Grammys—the big, buzzy annual event everyone talks about before it happens and gossips about afterward.”
– Tablet Magazine, Stephanie Butnick

“What impressed me was the AIPAC-ers’ earnestness, intensity and warmth.”
– The Daily Beast, Gil Troy

“Bipartisanship is a perennial priority for AIPAC, and its policy conference regularly draws the attendance of supportive lawmakers from both major American parties.”
– The Huffington Post, Joshua Hersh

WHEN WILL IT TAKE PLACE?

The 2019 AIPAC Policy Conference will be held Sunday, March 24th – Tuesday, March 26th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

WHO WILL SPEAK?

There will be about hundreds of speakers.

A few familiar names are:

  • Benjamin Netanyahu
  •  Benny Gantz
  • Stav Shaffir
  • Naftali Bennett
  • Mike Pence
  • Danny Danon
  • Ted Cruz

WHO WON’T ATTEND?

  • All democratic candidates for president in 2020
  • Bernie Sanders said he is “is very concerned about the stage that AIPAC gives to leaders who have expressed extreme positions and who oppose the two-state solution”


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