For me the two greatest gems were - Ayaan HIrsi Ali who speaks so wisely and I LOVED the fact that De Niro sat in front of the Israeli flag and said “Let me just make sure you got this picture of me in Israel in front of that big Israeli flag to show those Anti-Israel douche bag that they are lying sacks of manure” – Robert De Niro
If you wish you can see many of the sessions and speeches on this site.http://2013.presidentconf.org.
Shlomo Artzi is Israels most famous singer - he caused Barbra to raise a tear at the concert for Shimon Peres. My favourite song of his is about the cost of finding our place and peace in the Middle East. In this old video he sings with his son Ben http://www.youtube.com/watch?
Netzor leshoncha meiraSur meira
Us'fatecha midaber mirma
Who is the man
Who desires life
Who loves all his days
To see good
Guard your tongue from evilTurn away from bad
And your lips from speaking deceit
And do good
And pursue it