America's Voices in Israel Broadens Its Agenda into Africa
Expanding upon the resounding success of America's Voices in Israel's (AVI)
week-long missions to Israel, where diverse groups of influential people
including Hollywood celebrities, radio talk show hosts, Christian pastors,
as well as African-American and Hispanic community leaders experience a
multitude of first-hand cultural, historical, religious and political
encounters across the Jewish State, AVI Chairman, George Rohr announced the
formation of Africa's Voices in Israel.
Africa's Voices in Israel will parallel the America's Voices in Israel
agenda by offering prominent African personalities an opportunity to explore
Israel's business, cultural, historical and religious landscapes with a goal
towards increasing mutually beneficial programs between the Jewish State and
emerging African nations.
The inaugural Africa's Voices in Israel mission, featuring a delegation of
Bank Governors from Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Zambia, Ghana and Swaziland
will arrive in Israel on Sunday, June 17. During the course of their 5-day
stay in Israel, the African Bank Governors will meet with Bank of Israel,
Chairman, Stanley Fischer, Minister of Finance, Yuval Steinitz, and other
Israeli business and banking leaders, explore cutting edge agricultural and
hi-tech innovations, visit several state-of-the-art medical facilities,
including Save A Child's Heart at the Wolfson Medical Center (where 40% of
the patients are young children from Africa), as well as historical and
"This is an historic visit of Africa's leading economic policy makers and a
unique opportunity to advance Israeli business interests within Africa's
fastest growing economies," said Michael Landau, a prominent American
businessman who devised the inaugural Africa's Voices in Israel mission.
The IDT Corporation (NYSE) is a corporate sponsor of the mission.
Americas Voices in Israel & Africa's Voices in Israel are affiliate
organizations of the President's Conference of Major American Jewish
Organizations (NYC) and are under the tutelage of President's Conference,
Executive Vice Chairman, Malcolm Hoenlein, AVI Chairman, George Rohr and AVI
Director, Irwin Katsof.
For more information about the inaugural Africa's Voices in Israel trip, as
well as an interview with Mr. Landau please contact:
Steve Walz at firstname.lastname@example.org