Itinerary and photos of the economic development mission to Israel

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02/22/2022

Governor Lamont: itinerary and photos of the economic development mission to Israel

(HARTFORD, CT) – The following is an update on Governor Ned Lamont’s itinerary so far from his Economic Development Mission to Israel. The governor is due to return to Connecticut on Thursday, February 24, 2022.

Friday, February 18, 2022

  • Arrive in Tel Aviv, quarantine in hotel due to Israeli Covid protocols until negative tests are confirmed

Saturday, February 19, 2022

  • Walking tours of Jaffa and Tel Aviv
  • Business dinner with Ofra Strauss, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Strauss Group

Sunday February 20, 2022

  • Business meetings with Vintage Investment Partners
  • FinTech Roundtable with Viola and Digital Currency Group
  • Google programming on Google Campus: women entrepreneurs, Arab workforce, start-ups
  • Delegation dinner

Monday, February 21, 2022

  • Department of Defense meeting with Brig. Gen. (Res.) Yair Kulas, Director of the Directorate of International Defense Cooperation
  • Meeting on COVID response with Dr. Salman Zarka, Head of Coronavirus Task Force, Ministry of Health
  • Working lunch with Strauss Group
  • Visit to Future Meat Technologies
  • Leave Tel Aviv for Jerusalem
  • Reception at the U.S. Embassy Hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

  • Business Meeting Breakfast with Jon Medved, Founder, OurCrowd
  • Meeting with President Isaac Herzog
  • Google programming: industry, education and technology
  • Old City Walking Tour: Arub Shuk, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Via Delorosa, Western Wall
  • Yad Vashem Tour and Eternal Flame Lighting Ceremony

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Governor Ned Lamont meets with Israeli President Isaac Herzog.

Governor Ned Lamont meets with Israeli President Isaac Herzog.

Governor Ned Lamont attends business meetings in Israel.

Governor Ned Lamont attends business meetings in Israel.

Governor Ned Lamont attends business meetings in Israel.

Governor Ned Lamont participates in a COVID response meeting with Dr. Salman Zarka, head of the coronavirus task force for Israel's Ministry of Health.

Governor Ned Lamont participates in a COVID response meeting with Dr. Salman Zarka, head of the coronavirus task force for Israel’s Ministry of Health.

Governor Ned Lamont in Jerusalem on a walking tour of the Old City.

Governor Ned Lamont in Jerusalem on a walking tour of the Old City.

Governor Ned Lamont in Jerusalem on a walking tour of the Old City.

Governor Ned Lamont at Yad Vashem, Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.

Governor Ned Lamont at Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.

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