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 
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 
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 
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 
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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13.08.2015 analysis by Liat Schlesinger
At Any Price: Israeli Taxpayers Funding “Price Tag” Settler Violence
Exposing the right wing organizations promoting price tag terrorism
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
29.06.2015 analysis by Orna Cohen
Radicalization of Arab Knesset members: a 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.
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
03.05.2015 position paper by Liat Schlesinger
Right-wing war on checks and balances
Why is Israel’s settler right wing so scared of Deputy State Attorney Dina Zilber?
The head of the Settlement Division, Danny Kritchman (left). Photo: Facebook
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 Liat Schlesinger
Dangerous allies
Emerging alliance between U.S. Christian right wing and Israeli right wing harmful to Israel
Design: Yosef Bercovich
18.12.2014 analysis by Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis
Updated: Alliance in crisis
Israel's Standing in the World and the Question of Isolation Update: December 2014
Putin and Netanyahu in Moscow, by: GPO
04.09.2014 analysis by Liat Schlesinger
Secret settler slush fund
Molad’s report and analysis show that hundreds of millions of taxpayer shekels are transferred to the Settlement Division each year, and are used as a secret slush fund for the settlement movement.
18.02.2014 analysis by Yonatan Levi
Education in illegal outposts: Taxpayer money funds lawbreaking
A backgrounder for the Knesset discussion of the pre-army academy of Elisha, which is located in an illegal outpost yet has been recognized and funded by the Ministries of Defense and Education since the early 2000s
The illegal outpost of Elisha and the adjacent settlement, Chalamish
31.01.2014 video Molad
Yeshagate: The big 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
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
02.10.2013 video Molad
How the Israeli Left Can Change Reality
Mikhael Manekin, Molad's Director of Policy and Communications, took part in a plenary at the J Street 2013 conference where he discussed the root causes of the weakness of the Israeli left
J Street 2013
26.08.2013 analysis by Prof. Alon Harel
How the proposed Basic Law: Israel — Nation-State of the Jewish People Actually Impairs Judaism
The proposed Basic Law is not only invalid because it is injurious to non-Jewish people, but also because it takes aim at Jewish people and Jewish heritage itself, turning that heritage into a political tool in the hands of a single Jewish group
Photo: Hadar Naim
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
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.
30.01.2013 commentary by Avner Inbar
Election Analysis: Left, Right, and Center
The narrative that the Israeli "center" is on the rise could lead to an inflated sense of possibility that "peace" has a chance under Netanyahu — the "center" needs rethinking
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
23.12.2012 commentary by Dr. Hillel Ben Sasson
Naftali Bennett's Election: The Dawning of a New Era for the Israeli Right
Naftali Bennett's primary success as the new head of the HaBayit HaYehudi Party marks both the end of an era for the national religious and perhaps the beginning of one for the left
04.11.2012 analysis by Dr. Ronen Mandelkern
The Macroeconomic Implications of Social Solidarity
Right wing taxation and spending policies devastate Israel's education and health systems — but they also endanger social solidarity
The social protest, Jerusalem, August 6th 2011, Photo by: Tomer Appelbaum
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