The Jerusalem Post-Ma'ariv group will hold their second election conference in the span of six months next Wednesday, Sept. 11th, in the Daniel Hotel in Herzliya. Among the expected speakers will be major party heads, along with Ministers and other Members of the Knesset.
The conference will allow top Post and Ma'ariv journalists such as Post editor-in-chief Yaakov Katz, political pundit Ben Caspit, defense journalist Tal Lev-Ram, premier economic journalist Yehuda Sharoni and more to challenge the candidates with hard hitting questions in their fields.
Among the candidates featured in the conference: Head of Yisrael Beytenu Avigdor Liberman, Head of Yemina Ayelet Shaked, Head of The Democratic Union Nitzan Horowitz, MKs Yair Lapid and Gabi Ashkenazi from Blue & White, Head of the Joint List Ayman Odeh, Head of Labor Amir Peretz, MKs Miri Regev and Gideon Saar from Likud, former prime minister Ehud Barak of the Democratic Union and MK Bezalel Smotrich from Yemina.
Every participant will be given three minutes to speak and afterwards be subjected to a Q&A from the Post-Ma'ariv group team of journalists.
In addition, the event will also feature a panel on the subject of healthcare and the Israeli Health Basket with head of the Health Basket Committee Prof. Ze'ev Rothstein and head of the Medicine Association Tzion Hagay. The panel will be hosted by Channel 13 health correspondent, Hila Elroy.
Translated by Idan Zonshine