Connections Episode 43
Another Israeli Election
Mouin Rabbani Interviews Mairav Zonszein
On Friday, 4 November Jadaliyya Co-Editor Mouin Rabbani and International Crisis Group Senior Analyst on Israel-Palestine Mairav Zonszein discussed Israel’s fifth general election in four years. This episode of Connections examines the election result, its policy implications, and broader consequences.
Connections offers timely and informative interviews on current events and broader policy questions, as well as themes relevant to knowledge production. It combines journalism, analysis, and scholarship.
Mairav Zonszein is Senior Analyst on Israel-Palestine with International Crisis Group, where she is responsible for covering Israeli domestic politics, relations with the Palestinians, and regional conflict settings and policies. Zonszein is an Israeli-American journalist and commentator who has covered Israeli politics and U.S. foreign policy for over a decade. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New York Review of Books, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, The Columbia Journalism Review, The Nation, The American Prospect, VICE, The Intercept, and more. She is a founding editor of +972 Magazine and a contributor to Jewish Currents.
Mouin Rabbani has published and commented widely on Palestinian affairs, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the contemporary Middle East. He was previously Senior Analyst Middle East and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group, and head of political affairs with the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria. He is Co-Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine.
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