Michael GoveMichael Gove is to address the UK’s biggest grassroots Israel conference next month.

The Government chief whip and former education secretary is the first speaker to be publicly confirmed for the We Believe in Israel event, which organisers hope will attract 1,500 participants.

The event will focus on winning the communications battle and will feature speakers from around the globe as well as break-out sessions on topics from campus to advocacy skills.

Gove told Jewish News: “I am proud to be part of this year’s conference.”

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