13:45 Depart the Leonardo hotel
14:00 Depart Jerusalem to visit the Etzion Bloc just south of Jerusalem to learn about the role of the region during the War of Independence. Meet with local residents to hear about daily life in the West Bank and learn more about the geopolitical complexities of the area and the resulting moral, economic and political dilemmas.
14:30 See the new audio visual program at the Kibbutz Kfar Etzion Heritage Center that tells the dramatic story of the Jewish communities that were destroyed in Gush Etzion in 1948.
16:00 Meet Efrat Mayor Oded Ravivi: Are Settlements an Obstacle to Peace?
17:15 Meet with the Palestinian Israeli Initiative for Understanding, Nonviolence, and Reconciliation which brings together Jews & Arabs who live the Gush Etzion area for dialogue and interaction.
18:30 Visit the Friends of Zion Museum in Jerusalem to hear stories of love and heroism to the world. Experience the unfolding story while stepping back in time. Meet the biblical figures, academics, businessmen, and military officials who, through their faith, have forged an everlasting bond between the Jewish and Christian peoples.