of Dix Hills is scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night in Charlotte, N.C.
The Long Island congressman's speech will be carried live on C-SPAN beginning at 6 p.m. It will also be available on YouTube.
Israel, D-Dix Hills, is expected to discuss the Democratic platform and the party's efforts to take back control of the House of Representatives.
He precedes such notable Democrats as Elizabeth Warren and former President Bill Clinton, who are also scheduled to speak. Wednesday's program also includes a roll call vote to formally nominate President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden for reelection.
In the November election, Israel is opposed by Republican