13th Jerusalem Conference to begin next week

February 4, 2016 23:01

The 13th Jerusalem Conference, featuring a wide array of the government’s highest ranking officials, will be held Monday and Tuesday of next week at the capital’s Crowne Plaza hotel.

Among the topics to be discussed this year include security affairs, radical Islam, technology and social media, education, and other timely issues. Speakers will include President Reuven Rivlin, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, Transportation Minister Israel Katz, Opposition Chairman Isaac Herzog, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, and several other luminaries.

On Monday, the Jerusalem Prize will be awarded at the conference to 21 individuals and organizations voted worthy of recognition following a significant contributions to the people of Israel over the years.

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