Mikhael Manekin

Mikhael Manekin is the director of the Alliance Fellowship programme, an Arab-Jewish political network in Israel supported by NIF.

He is the former executive director of Breaking the Silence, an Israeli military veterans’ group focused on educating the public about the results of military control of the West Bank and Gaza.

Mikhael is one of the leaders of the Faithful Left movement, an emerging movement of religious Jews promoting equality through the language of Jewish faith and tradition.

His book End of Days, Ethics, Tradition and Power in Israel, was published in English in late 2023.

He is currently a Religion and Public Life Fellow in Conflict and Peace at Harvard University and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute.

Mikhael was honoured with an NIF Human Rights Award in 2023.


Some writing from Mikhael Manekin

NY Times article on the Jewish imperative to release hostages.

Religious Jews and the Occupation, a piece from Haaretz

A Sources Journal piece on Jewish writings and sources about those held captive


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