Conference Schedule

Sunday, December 18
4:30 pm Registration and Welcome Reception
Glen Cove Mansion
6:00 pm Dinner and Welcoming Remarks
David Brog
Mark Tooley
Yoram Hazony
9:00 pm End of Day 1
9:15 pm Maariv (Evening Prayers)
Monday, December 19 • Rethinking the West, Rethinking Conservatism
7:15 am Shacharit (Morning prayers)
7:30 – 8:45 am Breakfast
9:00 am Nationalism, Conservatism and the West
“Conservatism and Nationalism”/ David Brog
“Nationalism and Christianity”/ Mark Tooley
“Nationalism and the Question of the Sacred”/ Rusty Reno
Discussion
10:45 am Coffee Break
11:15 am The Bible and Conservatism
“The Bible and the West Today”/ Yoram Hazony
“No Place for the Reformation?”/ Josh Mitchell
Discussion
12:45 pm Lunch
2:15 pm The West and the Mideast
“Why Americans Can’t Understand the Middle East”/ Michael Doran
“An Alliance of Christians and Jews on (and in) the Mideast”/ Rob Nicholson
Discussion
3:45 pm Coffee Break and Mincha (Afternoon Prayers)
4:15 pm Plenary
5:30 pm Break and Maariv (Evening Prayers)
6:30 pm Dinner
Keynote Address I: Dennis Prager
9:00 pm End of Day 2
Tuesday, December 20 • Challenges to America and the West Today
7:15 am Shacharit (Morning prayers)
7:30 – 8:45 am Breakfast
9:00 am The New American Order
“Facing the West’s Competitors”/ David Goldman
“Donald Trump’s Governing Agenda and Conservatism/ Matt Continetti
Discussion
10:30 am Coffee Break
11:00 am Liberalism, Rights and the Future of Conservatism
“Covenant and the Crisis of Democracy”/ Fr. Barry Bercier
“The Anglo-American Tradition of Freedom”/ Ofir Haivry
Discussion
12:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm The Place of Religion in the State
“The End of Religious Freedom?”/ Alyza Lewin
“When Christians Were ‘Winners’: The Politics of Realignment”/ R. Mitch Rocklin
Discussion
3:45 pm Coffee Break and Mincha (Afternoon Prayers)
4:15 pm Race and Nation
“Racial Fatigue and Future of Conservatism”/ Derryck Green
Response: Josh Mitchell
5:30 pm Maariv (Evening Prayers)
6:30 pm Dinner
9:00 pm End of Day 3
Wednesday, December 21 • Christian-Jewish Alliance?
7:15 am Shacharit (Morning prayers)
7:30 – 8:45 am Breakfast
9:00 am What Would Alliance Look Like?
“Jews and the Future of Christianity”/ Greg Thornbury
“A New Jewish-Christian Agenda?”/ Jeff Ballabon
Discussion
10:30 am Coffee Break
11:00 am Keynote Address II
John O’Sullivan
Discussion
12:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Challenges to Christian-Jewish Alliance
“Jewish Difficulties With Christianity and Prospects for Overcoming Them”/ R. Gil Student
“Replacement Theology and Supersessionism: Can Christians Overcome Their Problem With Judaism?”/ Gerald McDermott
“Christian Anti-Zionism and the Threat to Israel”/ Tricia Miller
Discussion
3:45 pm Coffee Break and Mincha (Afternoon Prayers)
4:15 pm Plenary
5:30 pm Maariv (Evening Prayers)
6:30 pm Dinner
9:00 pm End of Day 4
Thursday, December 22 • Reclaiming and Rebuilding
7:15 am Shacharit (Morning prayers)
7:30 – 8:45 am Breakfast
9:00 am Plenary: Building a More Authentic Conservative Movement Friendly to Christianity and Judaism
10:30 am Coffee Break
11:00 am Plenary: Building a More Successful Conservative Movement
12:30 pm Lunch and Closing Remarks
2:30 pm End of Day 5

Safe Travels!