International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Marks 25 Years in Chicago With Major...
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International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Marks 25 Years in Chicago With Major New Program to Assist Holocaust Survivors Prominent Evangelical Leaders, Israeli Ambassador, to Speak at Conference --(Business Wire)-- International Fellowship of Christians and Jews: -0- *T WHAT: The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, founded 25 years ago in Chicago by Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, has brought together Christians, evangelicals and Jews to support security for Israel and other shared causes. The Fellowship will hold a major two-day conference and celebration September 22-23 in Chicago. Hundreds of IFCJ supporters, both Christians and Jews, will come together to show their solidarity with Israel. A major assistance program for needy Holocaust survivors, in Israel and elsewhere, will be announced. WHO: Leading Christian evangelicals, Jewish and Israeli leaders will attend and speak. They include: Dr. Pat Robertson, Jonathan Falwell, Gary Bauer and Ralph Reed, Jr. and the Israeli ambassador to the U.S., His Excellency Sallai Meridor. Full program available on web site at www.ifcj.org. WHEN: Media availability with Rabbi Eckstein concerning the Holocaust Survivor program will be at 12:00 pm on Monday, September 22, in Red Lacquer Room, preceding the start of conference at 1:00 pm. Conference is Monday-Tuesday, September 22-23 WHERE: Red Lacquer Room, Palmer House Hilton Hotel OTHER: Last year the organization provided some $60 million in assistance. Programs include helping Jews immigrate to Israel ("On the Wings of Eagles"), assistance to impoverished Jews in Israel and countries of the former Soviet Union and political advocacy on behalf of Israel in the United States. CONTACT: Jonathan Dedmon, The Dilenschneider Group, 312-553-0700, 312- 415-1352 (cell), email@example.com *T The Dilenschneider Group Jonathan Dedmon, 312-553-0700 312-415-1352 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2008
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