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TIME: All Day

EVENT: UNITED JEWISH COMMUNITIES holds its general Assembly.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. - New Faces in Israeli Philanthropy

10:45 a.m. - The Federations and the Aging Tidal Wave -- What Lies Ahead for the Jewish Community

Senator Ron Wyden, D-OR

Elliot Palevsky, Executive Director, River Garden Hebrew Home for the Aged, Jacksonville

Avi West, Director, Board of Jewish Education of Greater Washington

Chairman: Lynn Lyss, St. Louis

3:30 p.m. - Judaism in the 21st/58th Century: Where Are We Heading?

Dr. David H. Ellenson, President, HUC-JIR

Rabbi Robert S. Hirt, Assistant to the President

Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, Yeshiva University

Dr. Ismar Schorsch, Chancellor, Jewish Theological Seminary

Rabbi David A. Teutsch, President, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

Dr. Robert Wexler, President, University of Judaism

8:30 p.m. - Focus on the Next Generation"

Charles R. Bronfman, Chairman of the Board, UJC

Rabbi Mordechai Gafni

Jeffrey Schwartz, CEO, Timberland

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: Marriott-Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-365-0787

WEB ADDRESS: ujc.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY holds forum in conjunction with International Education Week, Nov. 12-16. It is a project of the State Department and the Department of Education celebrating the value of international education and exchange.

AGENDA: Highlights:

11 a.m.- "Advancing Diplomacy Through International Education"

Marlene Johnson, executive director, NAFSA: Association of International


Allan Goodman, president, CEO International Institute of International Education

Louis Goodman, dean, School of International Service, American University

Fanta Aw, director, International Student Services, American University

5:30 p.m. - "Europe on a Budget"

Room 2, Ward Circle Building

6:30 p.m. - "World Travel 101"

Chris Rowe, Hostelling International

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950


TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ANNENBERG PUBLIC POLICY CENTER presents a symposium on "Politics After September 11: Understanding New Political Order."

AGENDA: Highlights:

10 a.m. - Presentation of findings from post-September 11 focus groups and polls by Peter Hart and Robert Teeter

10:45 a.m. - A review of November 6, 2001 campaigns, moderated by Kathleen Hall

Jamieson, Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of

Pennsylvania and Paul Taylor, Executive Director, Alliance for Better


Panelists include:

Kim Alfano, Alfano Communications, Inc., Schundler for Governor (NJ)

William Cunningham, Campaign Manager, Bloomberg for Mayor (NYC)

Steve Jarding, Campaign Manager, Warner for Governor (VA)

Christopher LaCivita, Campaign Manager, Earley for Governor (VA)

Jim Margolis, GMMB, McGreevey for Governor (NJ)

R. H. Melton, The Washington Post

Rich Schrader, Campaign Manager, Green for Mayor (NYC)

12:30 p.m. - Historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.: "Politics: A New Ballgame?"

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Lorie Slass, 202-879-6701

WEB ADDRESS: bettercampaigns.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: FEDERATION OF AMERICAN SCIENTISTS holds a news conference to discuss urging Congressional leaders to oppose attempts by the Bush administration to develop missile defenses that would undermine the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty.

WHO: The speakers are:

Steven Weinberg is recognized as one of the half-dozen most seminal thinkers of modern physics, as well as an educator of wide audiences

Robert Sherman, Director of the Strategic Security Project, Federation of American Scientists

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Stephen Kent, 845-424-8382

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: FORD MOTOR COMPANY, KATZ MEDIA GROUP, ARIBITRON, R&R AND METRO NETWORKS hold the 15th Annual A.I.R. Awards program. The presentations include such Best Morning Show, Best News Anchor, and Best Sports Reporter.

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: Swissôtel Washington - The Watergate, 2650 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-824-0111, ext. 16

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: U.S. INTERNET COUNCIL holds a news conference releasing the state of the Internet report.

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703- 536-5770

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring James K. Coyne President, National Air Transportation Association discussing "Aviation Security in the 21st Century: The Role of New Technology, Politics and the Press in Making our Skies Safer."

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture on "The Philippine Development Puzzle" with Hal Hill, a Southeast Asia studies professor at Columbia University.

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Quintango performing a tango repertoire spanning the century from Anibel Troilo to Astor Piazzolla.

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features former Smith College president Jill Ker Conway talking about A Woman's Education, her new volume in the memoir series.

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB presents The Kalb Report,'' host Marvin Kalb who has put together a panel of experts to talk about how the economic squeeze is affecting the quality of newspaper reporting in "American Newspapers: Headlines and Bottomlines.''

WHO: The speakers are:

Tom Curley, president and publisher of USA Today

Cynthia Tucker, editorial page editor of the Atlanta Constitution

Tom Wolzien, senior media analyst for Sanford C. Bernstein and Co. LLC

Robert J. Rosenthal, recently resigned editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer

Gil Cranberg, George H. Gallup professor emeritus at the University of Iowa

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY presents a lecture entitled "Gun Control: The Victimization Of America & Gun Violence In America: A Plea For Sanity And Common Sense."

WHO: The speakers are:

National Rifle Association vice president Sandra Froman

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence chief executive officer Michael D. Barnes

DATE: November 12, 2001

LOCATION: Harris Theater, 4031 University Drive, Second Floor, Fairfax.

CONTACT: 703-993-1000

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