Mikhael is the Alliance Fellowship program director, a program dedicated to creating a political network between Arabs and Jews in Israel. Before running the Alliance, Mikhael served as the director of Molad- a non-partisan progressive think tank in Jerusalem focused on democratic change in Israel. Before that, Mikhael was the 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 has written about Israeli foreign affairs and Arab-Jewish relations in various publications, including Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, Haaretz, and The Nation. He recently published “The Dawn of Redemption: Ethics, Tradition and Jewish Power,” a book analyzing the intersection between Jewish Ethics and Arab Jewish relations in Israel.
He lives in Jerusalem with his wife and three children.