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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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18.09.2013 As Minister of Education, Gideon Sa'ar politicized the Israeli education system, bringing justifications for Zionist nationalism into the civics curriculum, forcing pupils to face a rigid dichotomy of national-Jewish identity versus democratic-Israeli identity. This report rethinks the Israeli civics curriculum to allow students to grapple with Israel's complex reality  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 
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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