Mairav Zonszein is a member of the inaugural cohort of the Hartman Seminar & Writers Workshop for Journalists and an Israeli-American journalist who has covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, U.S. foreign policy and Jewish identity politics for over a decade. She has written for The Washington Post, The New York Times, Columbia Journalism Review, Vice, The Intercept, Foreign Policy and The New York Review of Books, among others. She’s a contributor to Jewish Currents and one of the founding editors of +972 Magazine. She has reported for The Guardian from Israel and the West Bank and taught an undergraduate journalism class at the University of California Santa Cruz.
Mairav has an MA in Contemporary Jewish Studies from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem and another MA with distinction in Nationalism Studies from The Central European University in Budapest, where she published her thesis on the changing frontiers of “pro-Israelism” in American Jewish life. She lives in Tel Aviv.