Monday, December 8, 2008

International P2K Conference in Israel

About 250 leaders representing 45 Partnership 2000 regions and 500 Jewish communities from all over the world took part in the third annual Partnership 2000 International Conference. The conference was held in Tel Aviv, marking the first time it took place in Israel. Held under the banner, "Partnerships of Inspiration", the conference focused on the Partnerships' broader organizational environment. The conference was simulcast via the internet.

Partnership 2000 awards were presented to four Partnerships:
1. Kiryat Malachi-Ashkelon Coast - TIPS (Tucson, Phoenix, Seattle) Children's Art Project (see photo above).

2. Beit Shemesh-Mateh Yehuda - Washington-South Africa Bike Trail Project.
3. Ofakim-Merchavim - MetroWest Women's Empowerment Project, assisting area women in opening ethnic-food businesses
4. Kiryat Gat-Lachish-Shafir - Chicago Kolot Project.

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