Dr. Einat Wilf is the co-author of “The War of Return: How Western Indulgence of the Palestinian Dream Has Obstructed the Path to Peace” (St. Martin’s Press) and a leading thinker on matters of foreign policy, economics, education, Israel and Zionism. She was a member of the Israeli Parliament from 2010-2013, where she served as Chair of the Education Committee and Member of the influential Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
Born and raised in Israel, Dr. Wilf served as an Intelligence Officer in the Israel Defense Forces, Foreign Policy Advisor to Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres and a strategic consultant with McKinsey & Company.
Dr. Wilf has a BA from Harvard, an MBA from INSEAD in France, and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Cambridge.
Dr. Wilf is the author of six books that explore key issues in Israeli society: “My Israel, Our Generation”, about Israel’s younger generation; “Back to Basics: How to Save Israeli Education (at no additional cost)“ (published in Hebrew); “It’s NOT the Electoral System, Stupid” (published in Hebrew); “Winning the War of Words”, that compiles her key essays on Israel and Zionism; and her two most books are “Telling Our Story” – a collection of Wilf’s essays on Israel, Zionism and the path to peace, and The War of Return: How Western Indulgence of the Palestinian Dream Has Obstructed the Path to Peace.