Contributor

Alona Ferber

Centre on Religion & Geopolitics, Sub-Editor

Alona is the deputy managing editor of the Centre on Religion & Geopolitics, managing the style of our publications, as well as commissioning comment and analysis. Before joining CRG, Alona spent a decade living in Israel and Mexico. She was a journalist at the Israeli newspaper Haaretz and worked in cooperation programmes at the British Embassy in Mexico. Alona's writing has appeared in publications including NewsweekHaaretz, Spiegel Online, The Jewish Daily Forward, The Independent, and The Jewish Chronicle. She has an MA in Middle Eastern History from Tel Aviv University. Fluent in Hebrew, she speaks Spanish and has studied Arabic and German.

Contributions

Opinion

Balfour Declaration Apology Won't Help Peace in Palestine

The push for Britain to apologise for its commitment to Zionism in 1917 won't help achieve the two-state solution.

Alona Ferber

04 Nov 2016

Opinion

Burkini Bans Will Only Help ISIS

The sight of four armed men forcing a woman to remove her clothes on a French beach propagates the extremist narrative that the West is at war with Islam.

Alona Ferber

26 Aug 2016

Opinion

A Year After Jerusalem Pride Attack, Rhetoric Remains

In the lead-up to Jerusalem's LGBT Pride parade, religious figures have repeated the extremist rhetoric that led to murder last year.

Alona Ferber

22 Jul 2016

Opinion

Winning the Argument Against Jewish Extremism

The key lesson of the fight against violent Islamism must be applied to Jewish radicals too: Insider religious and right-wing Jewish voices are key to dissuading their descent into violence.

Alona Ferber

17 Jun 2016

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