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President Rivlin’s schedule for week beginning Sunday, 12 February
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President Rivlin’s schedule for week beginning Sunday, 12 February

11 February 2017

President Rivlin’s schedule for week beginning Sunday, 12 February 2017/ 16 Shevat 5777

(Communicated by the President’s Spokesperson) 

 

Sunday, 12 February 

Morning: President Rivlin will address an interfaith meeting at the restored Church of Loaves and Fishes at Tabgha, which was the victim of vandalism and arson. Official coverage only. 

 

Monday, 13 February 

09:30 – President Rivlin will open the 14th Jerusalem Conference of the 'Sheva' Media Group, entitled ‘Judaism, State, & Modernity’, which will address a range of current issues facing the State of Israel, and the religious community. The conference will take place at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem. Open coverage. Media must coordinate with Mor at 052-4326611. 

 

12:00 – President Rivlin will present at his residence, 8 research grants to doctors of sociology and humanities, each 150,000NIS. The event will be open to the media (GPO card holders only). Media arrival no later than 11:15. Please register with jason@president.gov.il 

 

Tuesday, 14 February 

11:00 – President Rivlin will address the annual conference of the IDF Colleges, at the Glilot Base, entitled 50 Years Since the Six Day War. Official coverage only. 

 

16:00 – President Rivlin will address a special plenum of the Knesset celebrating 68 years of the Knesset, marked around the Jewish festival of Tu B’Shvat. Journalists wishing to attend must coordinate in advance with the Knesset Events Dept. at 02-6753441. 

 

Wednesday, 15 February

16:00 – President Rivlin will participate in the memorial ceremony for the fallen soldiers of the 'Helicopter Disaster', to mark the 20th anniversary of the disaster which claimed the lives of 73 soldiers. The event will take place at She'ar Yashuv, and will be open to the media.  Journalists wishing to attend must coordinate in advance with Gal at 052-4295995.

 

Thursday, 16 February

20:30 – President Rivlin will attend the Israel National Basketball Final, and present the trophy to the winners. The game will be played at the Pais Arena in Jerusalem. Media must coordinate with Hagai at 052-5409191.