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Daniel Levy

Daniel Levy

Former Israeli Government Negotiator & Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

Daniel Levy is co-director of the New America Foundation’s Middle East Task Force and an editor for the The Middle East Channel at He is a senior fellow at both The Century Foundation and the European Council on Foreign Relations. Levy was previously an official negotiator for the Israeli government in peace talks with the Palestinians under Prime Ministers Rabin and Barak. Levy served as the lead Israeli drafter of the Geneva Initiative. He is a board member of the New Israel Fund and a founder of J Street.

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Why Daniel Levy thinks Israel’s policy toward the Palestinians is poisoning the Jewish state from within.

Friday, January 6, 2012

There is no direct or quick fix move from the Palestinian application for U.N. membership to the actual realization of a Palestinian state but the Palestinian U.N. move does represent the most definitive break yet with the failed and structurally flawed strategies for advancing peace of many a year.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Implications for UNESCO’s vote to admit Palestine as a member.

Monday, October 31, 2011

The Palestinian bid for UN membership should be seen as a desperate plea for revitalizing the process for a two-state solution, however, the stalled peace process looks increasingly irresolvable.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Levy and Makovsky debate the motion, “This house believes that bilateral Israeli-Palestinian negotiations are not currently a viable way to reach a two-state solution,” for the Economist.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

A unified “yes” from Europe would strengthen the Palestinian’s faith in the efficacy of diplomacy and non-violence and the international community’s commitment to the two-state solution.

Thursday, September 1, 2011
Wednesday, December 31, 1969