Events

April 16, 2020PAST EVENT

Coalition Negotiations: Never-Ending Saga Political Analysis with Prof. Jonathan Rynhold

President Reuven Rivlin transferred the coalition formation mandate to the Knesset, after Benny Gantz’s extended mandate expired without signing an agreement with Likud.   Prof. Jonathan Rynhold will discuss the developments and what can be expected next. Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, of the Department of Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University, served as deputy head of the department and is […]

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April 6, 2020PAST EVENT

Lonely Holidays – Phone Conference on The Psychological Aspects of the Coronavirus Crisis w/ Prof. Yoram Yovell – Monday, April 6 at 11AM

Passover, Easter and Ramadan are around the corner, and people around the world are preparing for solitary and restricted celebrations. If social distancing wasn’t hard enough, the sky-rocketing unemployment rate is leading millions to poverty, depression and no will to celebrate. Prof. Yoram Yovell will discuss the psychological aspects of the Coronavirus crisis as theses holidays approach and the […]

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April 5, 2020PAST EVENT

Gantz’s Mandate Will Expire in Two Day and Negotiations Are Stuck – Political Update and Analysis w/ Prof. Yossi Shain – April 5 at 1:30PM

With Passover fast-approaching and Gantz’s mandate about to expire, coalition negotiations are stuck. Prof. Yossi Shain will address the obstacles, analyze the political halt and discuss what might be coming next. Yossi Shain is the Romulo Betancourt Professor of Political Science at Tel Aviv University where he also serves as the Head of the Abba Eban Program […]

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April 2, 2020PAST EVENT

Israel Thwarts Coronavirus Spread Prevention in the PA? PhoneConf w/ Kobi Michael of the INSS – Thursday, April 2 at 5PM

In a recent tweet, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh claimed that Israel and its policies thwart efforts to protect Palestinians from the spreading Coronavirus.  Is there truth to his claim? Kobi Michael will address Shtayyeh’s accusations and discuss the measures taken by Israel to prevent contamination in the PA and the difficulties of doing so. Kobi Michael is a senior research fellow […]

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March 30, 2020PAST EVENT

Enforcing The Coronavirus Restrictions: Difficulties in the Haredi Society w/ Prof. Moti Ravid of “Maynei Hayeshua” M.C. – March 30 at 1pm

As the Israeli society seems to be adjusting to the restrictions of the Health Ministry, some parts of the Haredi society continue to ignore the instructions, defying instructions of religious leaders like Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky and others. Prof. Moti Ravid, Medical Director of “Maynei Hayeshua” Medical Center in Bnei Brak, will discuss the difficulties approaching the problem […]

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March 26, 2020PAST EVENT

No More Blue & White: Unity Government on it’s Way? With Political Science Expert Udi Sommer – Thursday, March 26 at 6:15PM

In an unanticipated turn of events, Benny Gantz of Blue & White stands for Knesset speaker, with the support of non other the Likud. By doing so, Gantz Blocked MK Meir Cohen, originally from Yesh Atid, and splitting the alliance. Udi Sommer will discuss the never-ending political drama, possible consequences and other related issues. Udi Sommer teaches political […]

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March 25, 2020PAST EVENT

Edelstein Resigned – What Political and Legal Ramifications Will His Decision Have? Wed., March 25 at 12PM

Israel’s Supreme Court ordered speaker of the Knesset, Yuli Edelstein to reconvene by today, March 25, and schedule a parliamentary vote on a new speaker. In response, Edelstein announced that he will resign from his position. What effect could Edelstein’s decision have on Israel’s political future? What ramifications will this unprecedented legal situation have? Could the Coronavirus crisis […]

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March 24, 2020PAST EVENT

PhoneConf on How is the Jerusalem Municipality Coping with the Coronavirus? w/ Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Fleur Hassan-Nahoum March, 24 at 5 PM

How is the Jerusalem municipality coping with the fight against the coronavirus? What are the challenges it faces, especially in the Arab neighborhoods and villages? Are Arab neighborhoods behind the security barrier still receiving the services? Deputy Mayor, Fleur Hasson-Nahoum will talk about the role of the municipality in light of the coronavirus and their role to […]

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March 23, 2020PAST EVENT

Amid Global Coronavirus Crisis, Produce in Israel Stays Strong w/ Avshalom Vilan of The IFF and Yoel Zilberman of HaShomer HaChadashand and SUNDO

As the Coronavirus continues to spread and despite the difficulties, Israeli farmers produced 90 million pounds of fruits and vegetables, last week alone. Avshalom Vilan, Secretary-General of The Israel Farmer’s Federation, will talk about the successes and challenges of work amidst the pandemic, plans for the coming months and the cooperation with Palestinian farmers. Also […]

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March 15, 2020PAST EVENT

Elections round III – Who will get the mandate – w/ Prof. Gideon Rahat

With the Support of Yisrael Beitienu, Gantz Has Majority of 61 MKs – Will President Reuven Rivlin Grant Him The Mandate to Form a Coalition? With Prof. Gideon Rahat

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