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Israel’s Election Outcome and the need for Electoral Reform with Professor David Newman – 18th September
Spiro Ark and Central Synagogue invite you to a lecture
ISRAEL’S ELECTION OUTCOME AND THE NEED FOR ELECTORAL REFORM
By Professor David Newman OBE
A day after Israel’s second elections in three months and the country still faced the difficult task of putting a new government together.
What did Israel gain from having two elections in such a short period and what are the realistic chances of putting a new government together in as short a time as possible?
Professor Newman will discuss the attempts which have been made over the years to reform Israel’s electoral process, why such proposals have never been implemented and the likelihood of future reforms aimed at greater government stability and more effective governance.
WEDNESDAY 18th SEPTEMBER 2019 7.30 PM
Central Synagogue 36-40 Hallam St London W1W 6NW
RSVP to the Shul Office:
T: 020 7580 1355
David Newman OBE (is a British-Israeli scholar in political geography and geopolitics. He is a professor at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Department of Politics and Government and was this department’s first chairperson. Newman also served as chief editor of the academic journal Geopolitics and as Dean of BGU’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.