Yossi Mekelberg

Yossi Mekelberg is professor of international relations and an associate fellow of the MENA Program at Chatham House. He is a regular contributor to the international written and electronic media.

Twitter: @YMekelberg

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The road to Israel’s recovery starts with removing Netanyahu from office

It is a mystery to many of those who have witnessed the complete collapse of Israel’s strategy toward Hamas that its architect, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is still in office and being allowed to conduct the war against the Palestinian Islamist organization.

November 04, 2023

Why are Palestinians shunning the protests against judicial reforms?

Something that at first glance might seem paradoxical is happening in the current protests against the new Israeli government’s plans for its so-called reform (or obliteration, to be more accurate) of the judiciary: The absence of Palestinian citizens of Israel among the protesters.

February 11, 2023

A predictable end for Israel’s ‘change’ government

There was a sense of inevitability about the collapse of Israel’s coalition government. The cynics would argue that the very fact that this implausible coalition survived a year is nothing short of a miracle.

July 08, 2022

Facing the Nakba could be a first step toward reconciliation

Come this time of year and there is a marked difference in mood between Israel’s Jews and its Palestinians there and everywhere.

May 28, 2022