The Creative Coalition Leads Entertainment Industry Delegation to Israel

Delegates to Meet With President Peres and Prime Minister Netanyahu – Focus on Arts, Culture and Policy

Tel Aviv, Israel (November 13, 2011):
Today, The Creative Coalition announced the organization will lead a 21-member delegation through Israel to meet with Israeli and Palestinian policy leaders, members of the arts, culture and business communities, and representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The week-long trip will begin on Sunday, November 13th, and is being organized in conjunction with the American Israel Education Foundation, an independent, non-profit, charitable foundation affiliated with AIPAC.

The Creative Coalition’s delegation to Israel includes a cross-section of actors, producers, directors, television, studio and publishing executives. A press conference with the delegation will be held in Tel Aviv at 6:45 pm on Wednesday, November 16th at the Dan Hotel. Among the participants are actor and President of The Creative Coalition Tim Daly (“Private Practice,” “Wings”) and CEO of The Creative Coalition Robin Bronk, who will serve as the chief spokespersons at the press conference.

In addition to Daly and Bronk, The Creative Coalition delegation includes actors: Emmy Award-winner Patricia Arquette (“Medium,” Holes); Emmy Award-winner Alfre Woodard (“Memphis Beat,” “Desperate Housewives,” Miss Evers’ Boys); Emmy Award-winner Joe Pantoliano (“The Sopranos,” The Matrix); CCH Pounder (“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” Avatar); Giancarlo Esposito (“Once Upon a Time,” “Breaking Bad”); Griffin Dunne (After Hours, My Girl, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”); Richard Kind (A Serious Man, “Spin City,” “Mad About You”); Esai Morales (Fast Food Nation, “NYPD Blue”); Rob Morrow (“Numb3rs,” “Northern Exposure”); ICM Head of Independent Film Hal Sadoff; Emmy Award-winner Richard Schiff (“The West Wing,” Ray, A Solitary Man); Rachael Leigh Cook (“Perception,” She’s All That); Tichina Arnold (“Happily Divorced,” “Raising Hope,” “Martin,” “Everybody Hates Chris”); Steven Weber (“Brothers & Sisters,” “Wings”); Andrea Bowen (“Desperate Housewives,” “Boston Public”); Harry Hamlin (“Army Wives,” “Veronica Mars,” “L.A. Law”); KayCee Stroh (High School Musical, “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody”); Emmy Award-winner Howard Meltzer (Crazy Heart, Hysteria); and amNY Publisher Paul Turcotte.

The press conference will be open to members of the press with valid GPO accreditation only.

About The Creative Coalition:
The Creative Coalition (www.TheCreativeCoalition.org) is the premiere nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan charity of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition uses the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s President.

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