The next in our series of English-language events counting down to the September 17 elections is an evening with Democratic Camp leader, Nitzan Horowitz, and leading Yamina party candidate, former education minister Naftali Bennett, in Tel Aviv, on Sunday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
The event, presented by the Tel Aviv International Salon in partnership with The Times of Israel, will feature Horowitz and Bennett in separate conversations, one after the other, with ToI’s editor in chief David Horovitz, with audience Q&A. Register here.
Naftali Bennett is a former minister of education, Diaspora affairs, economy, and religious affairs, a former member of the security cabinet, and the former joint chair of the New Right party, which he formed together with former justice minister Ayelet Shaked. The New Right is now running as part of the Yamina alliance.
Nitzan Horowitz is a former journalist and two-term Meretz Knesset member who won the leadership of the left-wing Meretz party in June. Ahead of the September 17 elections, Meretz joined forces with former prime minister Ehud Barak and former Labor MK Stav Shaffir to form the Democratic Camp alliance under Horowitz’s leadership. (Barak was originally scheduled to participate at Sunday’s event, but the party said Horowitz will speak instead.)
The Times of Israel is the market leader and fastest-growing Israel news site in the English-speaking world. Founded in 2012, based in Jerusalem, it has over five million monthly readers and over 25 million monthly page views. Nonpartisan and independent, it covers Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world, publishes editions in French, Arabic and Persian, and maintains a vibrant, diverse and resonant blogs section. It also provides the internet platform used by its growing number of partners among the world’s leading Jewish newspapers. In May it launched its Hebrew website, Zman Yisrael, at zman.co.il.
The Tel Aviv International Salon is the largest speakers forum in Israel. The nonprofit organization was established in 2009 to provide a challenging and thought-provoking nonpartisan platform for the Tel Aviv young professional community. With an increasing number of motivated young adults from around the globe choosing to make Tel Aviv their home, the Salon provides a unique forum to learn, debate and discuss Israeli, Jewish and world politics, economics, society, and culture with a diverse range of engaging decision makers and leading influencers. “The Salons are politically unaffiliated and as such do not support any specific candidate or political party,” notes founder Jay Shultz. “That being said, we are passionate about Zionist activism, and championing our community of 60,000+ young leaders to get their hands dirty in the party of their choice to continue the pioneering spirit in building the State of Israel.”
Register here for free entrance for Naftali Bennett and Nitzan Horowitz,
Sunday, September 15, 7 p.m. at Ichud Olam Synagogue on 86 Ben Yehuda in Tel Aviv.