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30.12.2013 Molad's latest public opinion poll reveals that the Israeli public supports peace agreement that includes the division of Jerusalem and a limited return of Palestinian refugees. They see the settlers a special interest group, and oppose the benefits they receive and support the 2005 Gaza disengagement even today
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11.12.2013 Israel central role in the international community is a remarkable accomplishment, yet Israel remains at odds with the international consensus that military control over the occupied territories is illegitimate. This report analyzes Israel's international standing and the crisis it currently faces given its policies  read more 
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27.12.2012 Israel's public diplomacy apparatus, contrary to its poor reputation, is well-coordinated and highly sophisticated. Israel's diplomatic isolation, therefore, cannot be attributed to a mythic "hasbara problem"; it can only be a product of Israeli policy itself  read more 
14.07.2015 analysis by Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis
Why the nuclear deal is good for Israel
What's in the Iran deal and why it is better for Israel than any relevant alternative
 Secretary of State Kerry and PM Netanyahu in Rome, Dec. 14. Photo: US Gov,
29.06.2015 analysis by Assaf David
Israel's political center lacks regional vision
The parties at the center of Israel’s political spectrum – from the Labor on the left to the Likud on the right – offer no vision for relations with the Palestinians and with the rest of the Middle East
15.06.2015 analysis by Mikhael Manekin
Case study: Divestment by Norwegian giant KLP
The right and left wings in Israel are both presenting a misleading picture of the political and economic challenges Israel is facing internationally. A case in point is the divestment by Norwegian insurance company KLP from companies operating in the West Bank. Instead of sensationalist headlines, we analyze the real challenges this case illustrates.
CEMEX HQ in France
02.03.2015 analysis by Molad
U.S. Christian right wing harming Israel
Netanyahu’s controversial speech is the latest expression of the partisan political alliance between the Israeli Right and Evangelical conservatives in the U.S.
PM Netanyahu addresses a Joint Session of Congress, 2011. Photo: GPO
12.02.2015 analysis by Dr. Assaf Sharon
Failure in Gaza
How Netanyahu's fixation with maintaining a political status-quo led to Israel's failed war in Gaza
Soldiers in Gaza during operation Protective Edge (Photo by: IDF)
21.01.2014 analysis by Yonatan Levi
Updated Analysis: Economic Boycotts Against Israel
Updated analysis of the economic boycotts against Israel proves that the United States and Europe are highly interested in close economic and research relations with Israel; the central obstacle to a more fruitful relationship is Israel's presence in the territories
Preparing to open the World Economic Forum 2014 in Davos, Photo: WEF
23.12.2013 video Molad
Isolation report featured on Israeli TV
Molad Managing Director Mikhael Manekin discusses the report "Alliance in Crisis: Israel's Standing in the World and the Question of Isolation" on London & Kirshenbaum, Channel 10
26.11.2013 analysis by Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis
New Israeli opposition leader holds alternative views on Iran
Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis looks at the new opposition leader's alternative stance on Iran as the P5+1 sign a first-stage deal
E.U. F.M. Ashton and Iranian F.M. Zarif, Geneva, October 2012. Photo: EEAS
10.10.2013 commentary by Dr. Assaf Sharon
Beyond the Israeli-Palestinian negotiation fetish
Assaf Sharon challenges the current paradigm of direct bilateral negotiations and argues for more robust process
Photo: US Embassy Tel Aviv
29.09.2013 analysis by Avner Inbar
Negotiation Fetishism and the Future of the Peace Process
Assaf Sharon and Avner Inbar address recent trends in "partition skepticism", explaining how failures at the negotiating table do not spell failure for a two state solution
11.08.2013 analysis by Molad
New EU Guidelines: Israeli Reception
For Europe, the regulations released on July 11, 2013 represent a relatively minor change towards the enforcement of a time-honored policy. But Israeli public reaction indicates that move was perceived as a failure of Israel's current leadership and its policies
The Espace Leopold, seat of European Parliament | Photo: Alina Zienowicz
24.06.2013 analysis by Elisheva Goldberg
American Jewish Leadership & the API
Were a future Israeli government to adopt the Arab Peace Initiative, it would likely enjoy broad American Jewish support
Kerry with Minister Livni and American Jewish leaders, June 2013
10.05.2013 analysis by Avner Inbar
Why Kerry Was Wrong on the Two-State Timeframe
Avner Inbar reminds American Secretary of State John Kerry that we shouldn't take the settlements as an irreversible fact
Meeting between Netanyahu and Kerry, April 2013. Photo: Avi Ohion, GPO
09.05.2013 analysis by Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis
Dani Dayan and the Arab Peace Initiative
Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis takes Dani Dayan to task, arguing that the recent statements by the Qatari PM are not new in and of themsleves; what is new is the timing
Dani Dayan in the United States. Photo: Yesha Council
09.01.2013 position paper by Molad
Hagel and Israel
Molad argues that Hagel's record reflects a sensible and responsible approach towards the Middle East
Hagel speaking on POW/MIA recognition day, Photo by: Sun L. Vega
18.11.2012 analysis by Molad
Netanyahu's Iran Policy: Bells, Whistles and Failures
Netanyahu primarily continued the policies of his predecessors, yet he added an aggressive dimension that wound up harming his long-term interests
27.11.2012 analysis by Col. (Ret.) Dr. Ephraim Lavie
The Paris Protocol and the Economic Implications for the Palestinians 1994-2000
An analysis of the early years of the Paris Protocol shows the Protocol's central role in shaping a dependent Palestinian economy
03.12.2012 analysis by Elisheva Goldberg
How Netanyahu Misunderstands American Politics
During the recent American elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu displayed a lack of the political acumen so necessary to secure Israel's future
04.10.2012 analysis by Molad
Molad Goes Live
Molad: The Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy is dedicated to the fundamental political and social issues Israeli life