Mairav Zonszein

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel

Crisis Group Role

Mairav joined the International Crisis Group in January 2021 as Senior Analyst on Israel-Palestine. She is responsible for covering Israeli domestic politics, relations with the Palestinians, and regional conflict settings and policies.

Professional Background

Mairav 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. She has an MA in Nationalism Studies from the Central European University in Budapest.

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Select Publications

In The News

2 mei 2024
I'm pessimistic about the option of Hamas agreeing to a deal that doesn't have a permanent ceasefire baked into it. AFP

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel
23 apr 2024
The Iranian strike [on Israel] has completely distracted the world’s attention from Gaza to the potential for a regional war. The New Arab

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel
18 apr 2024
[People in Israel] are distrustful of a political leadership that didn’t see October 7 coming and… of a military leadership that evidently misjudged the response to the A... Al Jazeera

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel
15 mrt 2024
Israel’s approach [in Gaza] so far has been to chip away at Hamas, but without anybody or any entity to replace specifically the civil situation there. Wall Street Journal

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel
23 jan 2024
You have this weird situation [in Israel] where nobody trusts Netanyahu but everybody believes in this war. Vox

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel

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