Community Visionaries Delegation Exchange Program

The Community Visionaries Delegation Exchange Program is an opportunity to learn from unique and creative community visionaries who are experts in their fields and share their time through lectures, panel discussions, informal meetings.

The 2013 delegation featured:

Shelley-Anne Peleg — Israel Antiquities Authority’s (IAA) Director of the International Conservation Center, Citta di Roma (located in the old city of Akko).

Susan Nirens — Assistant Director of the non-profit organization Kivunim: New Directions. Since its inception in 2003, Kivunim has been preparing young adults with disabilities for the challenges of independent living.

Uri Yirmias — Chef, restaurateur, entrepreneur, hotel owner and developer. Uri is the co-owner of Uri Buri restaurant & The Efendi Hotel in the Old City of Akko and Helena at the Port restaurant in Caesarea.