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Election Conference for Pre-Army Mechina Students

Election 2019 Conference – Second Round 

The Israel Democracy Institute in partnership with the Lautman Foundation, the Yigal Allon Center and with the participation of pre-IDF preparatory programs (Mechinot)

Thursday, September 12, 2109 | 1:00 – 5:45 PM | ICC JERUSALEM (The event will be in Hebrew)

Opening Remarks

Eran Schwartz, CEO, Yigal Allon Center

Yossi Kucik, Chairman, Yigal Allon Center

The Elections and the Culture War

Prof. Yedidia Stern, Israel Democracy Institute

One on One


MK Yuli Edelstein, Speaker of the Knesset, Likud

Ehud Barak, former Prime Minister, Joint Chair of Democratic Union

Ayelet Shaked, former Minister of Justice, Head of Yamina

MK Amir Peretz, Head of Labor-Gesher

Discussion Circles: Facilitated by Mechina Counselors 

What is Tops the Agenda? Religion and State, the Nation-State Law, the Balance between the three branches of government

Opening Remarks:

Yael Neeman, CEO, Lautman Foundation


MK Keren Barak, Likud

MK Hili Troper, Blue and White

MK Yaakov Margi, Shas

MK Oded Forer, Yisrael Beitenu

Hagai Resnick, Labor-Gesher


One on One interview with:

Lieutenant General (ret.) MK Benny Gantz, Chair of Blue and White

Summing Up

Yohanan Plesner, President, Israel Democracy Institute