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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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05.12.2013 Yesh Atid voters are deeply disappointed in the national budget, oppose their party chairman's alliance with Naftali Bennett, support the division of Jerusalem in the framework of a peace deal, and see the settlers as a special interest group with disproportionate influence. Molad's 2013 Poll outlines the ideology of "Yesh Atid" voters, revealing the gap between them and the party they voted for  read more 
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25.06.2013 The proposed Basic Law, currently advanced by Likud-Beiteinu and the Jewish Home parties, is a dangerous attempt to overwrite the Declaration of Independence, replacing the vision of Israel's founders with a sectorial vision that undermines the original values of Zionism  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 
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22.11.2012 Molad's survey reveals that the Israeli public sees Israel's political left as alienated and impotent. Yet, simultaneously, there is broad public support for leftist political positions
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29.06.2015 analysis by Assaf David
Israel’s political center: no vision for regional relations
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
29.06.2015 analysis by Avraham Sela
Is the Palestinian issue at the root of all Middle East conflict?
We can, and should, question the validity of viewing any negative occurrence in the Middle East as the result of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. However, the historical fact is that at the heart of the regional conflict lies the Arab-Jewish conflict within Mandatory Palestine
29.06.2015 analysis by Orna Cohen
Radicalized discourse among Arab members of Knesset: a growing civic rift
Public statements by Arab members of the Israeli parliament have grown more extreme over the last twenty years. This radicalization has primarily been driven by the events of October 2000, the failure of the peace process, and growing nationalism in Jewish-Israeli society. Dr. Orna Cohen analyzes the growing rift between Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel, as reflected in parliamentary debate.
29.06.2015 analysis by Molad
Showcasing a Molad Project: The Forum for Regional Thinking
Read all about Molad's newest project - The Forum for Regional Thinking
Design: Yosef Bercovich
18.06.2015 analysis by Raz Zimmt
The Nuclear Train has Arrived
Iran between a nuclear program and a threshold state
Iranian FM Zarif and EUHR Mogherini. Photo: Youtube
15.06.2015 analysis by Mikhael Manekin
A Case Study: Divestment by Norwegian company KLP
From both the right and left wings, the Israeli public is receiving a misleading picture of the political and economic reality that the country is facing internationally. A case in point is the decision by Norwegian insurance company KLP to divest from companies operating in the West Bank. Examining this case reveals the real challenges that Israel is facing, far from sensationalist headlines.
CEMEX HQ in France
02.03.2015 analysis by Molad
How the American Christian Right Hurts 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)
18.12.2014 analysis by Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis
Alliance in Crisis (Update)
Israel's Standing in the World and the Question of Isolation Update: December 2014
Putin and Netanyahu in Moscow, by: GPO
31.01.2014 video Molad
Yeshagate: The Great Secret of the Settler Councils
An expose of the secret deal that pumps Israeli taxpayer money to the political campaigns of the private NGO of the settlement enterprise, the Yesha Council
Channel 2 News Expose
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 on London & Kirshenbaum
Molad Managing Director, Mikhael Manekin, presents Molad's report "Alliance in Crisis: Israel's Standing in the World and the Question of Isolation" on the television show, London & Kirshenmaum
26.11.2013 analysis by Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis
New Israeli Opposition Leader's Alternative Stance 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 Negotiation Fetishism
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
04.07.2013 analysis by Dr. Assaf Sharon
Wrong Number
The annexationist right often reiterates the claim that only 1.5 million Palestinians live in the West Bank. But this data is based on tainted, unprofessional analysis. Now, an official Civil Administration document disproves it conclusively
Letter, Prof. Yishayahu Leibowitz to "Haaretz" Jul. 1974, Photo: Omri Walton
03.07.2013 commentary by Avner Inbar
The Irreversibility Myth
The settlements are an economically unsustainable project funded largely by the Israeli government. We must rid ourselves of the myth that settlement eviction must be done by force
Michael Loadenthal:Settlement of Susiya in the South Hebron Hills
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
16.06.2013 analysis by Col. (Ret.) Shaul Arieli
Comparing Vistas
The gap between Israelis and Palestinians starts at the vantage point from which each side sees, analyzes, and sketches its map. Col. (Ret.) Shaul Arieli presents a guided reading of West Bank maps
East Jerusalem and the Separation Barrier, October 2009, Photo: Anita363
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
19.03.2013 position paper by Mikhael Manekin
Speaking Peace: Why the Left Must Oppose Negotiation Renewal
It is our duty to distance the Left from the hemorrhaging political process of the Netanyahu government
Netanyahu-Abbas meeting, September 2010. Photo: M. Milner G.P.O.
14.02.2013 analysis by Dr. Assaf David
Jordan’s Parliamentary Elections: Much Ado About Nothing
If King 'Abdullah wants to bequeath the throne to his son, he’ll need to speed up the democratization process
11.02.2013 analysis by Professor Ephraim Kleiman
Paris Protocol: Past, Present, Future
In the third installment of Molad's Paris Project, Professor Ephraim Kleiman, argues that the Paris Protocols should be reworked into a new format for our era
14.01.2013 analysis by Col. (Ret.) Shaul Arieli
The West Bank: Two Eggs or a Single Omlet
Facts on the ground hold little sway over those who argue for annexing settlements and discourage the peace process — according to some, partition is impossible
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
11.12.2012 analysis by Dr. Assaf David
How Well Do We Know Hamas
An in-depth analysis of an interview that Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal in Jordan reveals the complex face of Hamas we often miss
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
20.10.2012 interview by Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis
Interview with former Finance Minister Avraham Shochat
Avraham Shohat, former finance minister during the Oslo years, tells Molad that there is no substitute for the Paris Protocols from the the 90's
20.10.2012 analysis by Molad
Introducing Project Paris
Molad returns to the Paris Protocol, the Annex to the Oslo Accords outlining economic relations between Israel and the Palestinians, and examines its implications for today
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