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Book Launch: Political Corruption in Israel

The Israel Democracy Institute 4 Pinsker Street, Jerusalem

How is it possible to combat corruption? What is the connection between economics, communications, politics, and political corruption? These questions were explored on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, when IDI and the Jerusalem Center for Ethics hosted a book launch for the book Political Corruption in Israel by Doron Navot, a book that reviews cases of government corruption in Israel from the founding of the State until the present day.

Moderator: Mr. Daniel Milo, Head of the Jerusalem Center for Ethics

First Session: The Legal and Systematic Battle Against Political Corruption

  • Attorney Dov Weissglass, Former Head of the Prime Minister’s Office
  • Former Supreme Court Justice Mishael Cheshin
  • Mr. Moshe Lador, State Attorney
  • Former General Moshe Mizrahi, Former Chief Investigator of the National Police

Second Session: Economics, Media, Politics and Political Corruption

  • MK Zahava Gal-On, Head of the Meretz Party
  • Prof. Momi Dahan, IDI Senior Fellow, Head of the Federman School of Public Policy, Jerusalem
  • Ms. Rina Matzliach, Journalist and Political Commentator, Channel 2 News
  • Dr. Mary Totry, Head of the Civic Studies Department, Oranim College, and Lecturer at Haifa University

Closing Remarks

  • Dr. Doron Navot, School of Political Science, Haifa University
  • Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer, Vice President of Research, Israel Democracy Institute