Wed 27 March 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ichud Olam - Ben Yehuda 86, Tel Aviv, FREE
Tel Aviv International Salon
*Top Decision Makers Speaking With TLV Young Professionals
presents the Election Series with the Times Of Israel:
Minister of Education & Diaspora
Naftali Bennett / The New Right Co-Founder
+ Q&A, Entire event will be held in-English
Date: Wednesday March 27th 2019, Doors open 7pm
Venue: Ichud Olam, 86 Ben Yehuda, Tel Aviv
About Our Speaker: Naftali Bennett
Minister Naftali Bennett, is Israel’s Minister of Education and Minister for Diaspora Affairs, a member of the Security Council, and joint chair of the Yamin HeHadash (New Right) Party, which he formed together with Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked.
Bennett was born in Haifa in 1972 to parents who had immigrated from the US, and is a fluent English speaker. He served in the IDF as a company commander in elite units, holding the rank of Major. After his IDF service, Bennett studied law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 1999, in New York, he co-founded Cyota, an anti-fraud software company, and served as its CEO. Returning to Israel, Bennett served as bureau head to then opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu from 2006 to 2008, and then as Director General of the Yesha Council. He entered the Knesset in January 2013 as head of the Jewish Home Party.
In March 2013 he was appointed Minister of Economy, Minister of Religious Services, Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs. In May 2015, Bennett was appointed Minister of Education and Minister for Diaspora Affairs.
About Our Partner: Times Of Israel
The Times of Israel is the market leader in independent English language journalism from Israel. Based in Jerusalem and covering news and views from across the region and the Jewish world, The Times of Israel has a readership of over four million (and rising) worldwide, with an average of over 25 million monthly page views. Committed to fair-minded, non-partisan reporting, recognized for hard-hitting investigative journalism, and celebrated for its diverse and vibrant blog platform, The Times of Israel, uniquely, also publishes in French, Arabic and Persian. Launched just six years ago, The Times of Israel has established itself as the indispensable source of credible reporting on Israel. www.TimesOfIsrael.com (Photo:Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
About Our Venue: Ichud Olam
Ichud Olam at Ichud Shivat Zion is a dynamic community of young professionals from diverse geographical and cultural backgrounds, and from all across the religious spectrum, who have moved to Tel Aviv to live in the heart of the modern Jewish State. From our humble beginnings in 2000, we have created a warm and welcoming environment. IchudOlam.org
About Our Organization: Tel Aviv International Salon
ELECTIONS NOTICE: The Salons are a politically unaffiliated, honest-broker organization and as such we do not support any candidate or political party. We are proud to have a long tradition of hosting the leading candidates from all sides of the political spectrum during local and national elections to speak, debate and discuss the important issues that our entire community cares about. And no matter whom you support, don’t forget to vote April 9th!
The Tel Aviv International Salon is the largest speakers forum in Israel. Our nonprofit organization was established in 2009 to provide a challenging, thought-provoking and intellectual discussion non-partisan platform for the young adult Tel Aviv International and Sabra community. There are an increasing number of motivated young professionals who are choosing to make Tel Aviv their home. The Salon provides this community a unique forum to learn about, debate and discuss Israeli, Jewish and world politics, history, media, economics, social, cultural and environmental issues with a diverse range of engaging international decision makers and the leading influencers on our society.