When I complained to one of the staff, she told me to "blog, tweet, fb about the poor organization," since hundreds (could there have been so many?) of people were stuck like me with nothing to do.
"Hobnob or network," I was told. "You must know somebody here."
"Not me. I'm the invisible person." I replied. "Maybe I should just go home."
But then I spotted David Ha'ivri, of the Shomron Liaison Office. Soon I met Eli Hertz of Myths and Facts and saw Stephen Leavitt, General Manager - Internet at JewishPress.com. I was starting to enjoy myself.
Real Jerusalem Streets who took me off to the Press Room. Yes, we bloggers are fully accepted as journalists at the President's Conference.
A Soldier's Mother, was at the conference, too. The organizers even have a few special sessions for bloggers only. They obviously realize that we give them lots of free publicity.
Tablet. She also took lots of questions from the floor. There were more bloggers there, Rafi-Life in Israel, my husband-My Right Word, David of Jewlicious and many, many others.
Especially since most of us rarely get to see each other, this was definitely an afternoon well-spent.