• Participation by invitation only

Open Primaries in Israel: Opportunities and Challenges

What is the most suitable way to select candidates for the Knesset? What are the pros and cons of the various methods, from the leader's method to open primaries? What are the opportunities and risks involved in adopting an open primaries model?

12:30   Arrival

1:00     Opening Remarks: Mr. Yohanan Plesner, President of The Israel Democracy Institute

1:15     First Session: "How to Elect the Party Leader" - moderated by Dr. Ofer Kenig

3:00     Break

3:30     Second Session: "How to Select the List of Candidates" - moderated by Prof. Gideon Rahat

5:30     Break

6:00     Dinner and Discussion with Mr. Stanley Greenberg, political strategist and advisor