Mairav Zonszein

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel-Palestine

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

1 Apr 2022
There is total despair and lack of any political horizon on the Palestinian front. Israelis have become accustomed to continuing the status quo with no price to pay. The New York Times

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel-Palestine
13 Jul 2021
Conceptually, Hamas put the Palestinians back on the radar and Jerusalem at the center of their issues. The [Israeli] government has realized that Palestinians are unitin... Foreign Policy

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel-Palestine
12 May 2021
Palestinian citizens have been increasingly voting for their representatives to have increased power in politics and to try to change their situation through the politica... AJE

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel-Palestine