MICHAEL DOUGLAS, DAVID BROZA, DAVID SERERO and TZIPI LIVNI among prestigious participating guests at the JPOST Conference in New York

The Jerusalem Post will be holding its 5th annual conference in New York City.

This not-to-be-missed annual event will include senior Israeli officials, newsmakers and opinion-shapers, who will discuss the key issues and challenges facing Israel and the Jewish world today.

Join The Jerusalem Post’s top journalists, leading politicians and experts to get a glimpse of the state of affairs in the Jewish state.

The conference is open to some 1,500 attendees, and is expected to receive international media coverage.

DATE: May 22nd, 2016 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York


9:00-9:15 Welcome by Steve Linde, outgoing Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post and Yaakov Katz,  new Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post 

9:15-9:30 Tzipi Livni, Zionist Union co-leader, former Foreign Minister

9:30-9:50 Education and Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett 

9:50-10:00 Ronald S. Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress

10:00-10:15 Gilad Erdan, Minister of Public Security, Minister of Strategic Affairs

10:45-11:15 Michael Douglas, Actor, 2015 Genesis Prize laureate 

11:55-12:10 Gila Gamliel, Minister for Social Equality

12:10-12:20 The legacy of Edgar Bronfman by Matthew Bronfman

12:20-12:35 Dennis Ross, co-chairman of JPPI’s board and former assistant to President Obama

12:35-12:50 Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the world-renowned media personality, and author

12:50-13:00 Danny Danon, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations

1:00-1:15 Special address by “The Green Prince”, author Mosab Hassan Yousef

2:10-2:20 Gideon Sa’ar, Former Interior and Education Minister

3:00-3:10 Ron Dermer, Israeli Ambassador to the US

3:20-3:30 Yisrael Katz, Minister of Transportation, Intelligence and Atomic Energy

4:05-4:20 Performance by David Broza, Israeli singer and songwriter

4:20-4:35 Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman

4:50-5:05 Caroline B. Glick, senior contributing editor of The Jerusalem Post

5:05-5:10 Special video address by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 

Hatkiva sung by Opera Star David Serero

JPOST CONFERENCE Official website: www.jpost.com/landedpages/ConferenceNewYork2016/Conference_Home.aspx

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