13.04.2022 “No, I do want to say what my approach is, my approach in this context is to Shrink the conflict. We will not resolve it... but wherever it is possible to have entries, more quality of life, more business, more industry, we will [encourage it – O.E]” said Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in an interview with Amit Segal on the local Channel 12 News on the eve of his inauguration in June 2021. This was a short, casual statement—an aside in an interview that dealt with many other issues on the agenda. In fact, Bennett was not even asked about his position regarding the conflict and insisted on digressing due to the impatience of our interviewer toward the subject. Thus, Bennett tried to differentiate himself from “managing the conflict” — the approach of his predecessor, Benjamin Netanyahu — by offering a fresh, new approach.
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
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
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
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