More than 100 correspondents, editors, bureau chiefs and publishers of many of the top Jewish media outlets in the world will gather in Jerusalem for the first Jewish Media Summit (JMS) beginning Sunday.

Over 25 countries are represented at the gathering which was organized by the Government Press Office, the Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Ministry and the Foreign Affairs Ministry in cooperation with the Tourism Ministry, JNFKKL and the Jewish Agency.

Israel’s top leaders will be addressing the gathering, including Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, President Shimon Peres and President- Elect Reuven Rivlin. The Jerusalem Post editor-in-chief Steve Linde will be moderating a panel.

The gathering is designed to bring together top Jewish media professionals and discuss some of the major topics facing Israel and the Diaspora.

Among the topics to be discussed: The Role of Jewish Media in Maintaining Jewish Life, Israel’s Image Problem, Jewish Media Coverage of Israel, New Economic Models for Jewish Media and the Joint Initiative of the Israeli Government and World Jewry.

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