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Striving for a Progressive Israel [Audio]

Striving for a Progressive Israel [Audio]

Speaker(s): Isaac Herzog | In his lecture Mr Isaac will argue that most Israelis want to live in a country that is not only secure, but just, democratic, liberal and at peace with its neighbours – as envisioned by Israel’s Declaration of Independence. Israel faces complex divisions within its society, and unique security threats. Mr Isaac will set out how Israel can overcome the politics of fear, and its internal divisions, to build an Israel which fully embodies the vision of its founders. Isaac Herzog, son of former Israeli President, Chaim Herzog was born in 1960. He completed his army service with the rank of major (res.). He holds a law degree from University of Tel Aviv and is an attorney by profession. In November 2013 Herzog was elected Chairman of the Labor Party and assumed the position of Leader of the Opposition in the Knesset. In December 2014 Herzog formed a political alliance with MK Tzipi Livni's Hatnua Party, making the newly-created Zionist Union Israel's largest Cent