September 5, 2021

Assembled by Ken Stein and Michele Freesman, Emory University’s Institute for the Study of Modern Israel and the Center for Israel Education, or

Kasra Aarabi and Saeid Golkar, “Completing the Revolution,” Carnegie Middle East Center, August 17, 2021, 

Abdul Basit, “Why did the Afghan army disintegrate so quickly?” Aljazeera, August 17, 2021,

Afghanistan Study Group, Afghanistan Study Group Final Report, United Institute for Peace, February 2021, afghanistan_study_group_final_report_a_pathway_for_peace_in_afghanistan.pdf (

Danya Belkin, “The little-known history of Tel Aviv’s iconic power station,” Israel21C, August 12, 2021, 

Jennifer Bell, “Abraham Accords: A year of ‘faith and tolerance’ between UAE, Israel, say Rabbis,” Al Arabiya English, August 12, 2021, 

Ofra Benigo, “Jews, Israel and the Kurds: unravelling the myth,” Israel Affairs, August 23, 2021, 

BICOM Staff, “Foreign Minister Lapid concludes historic visit to Morocco,” BICOM, August 13, 2021, 

Shlomo Black, Tomer Fadlon, and Meir Elran, “Integrating the Ultra-Orthodox into the Labor Market,” INSS, August 15, 2021, 

Nir Boms, “The Egyptian TikTok Girls,” Moshe Dayan Center: Beehive, August 30, 2021, 

Michael A. Calvo, “Israel and the Holy See,” BESA Center, August 27, 2021, 

Amichai Cohen, “The Return of the International Arena,” Israel Democracy Institute, August 24, 2021, 

Edy Cohen, “Iran’s New Suitors,” Tablet Magazine, August 2, 2021, 

Ryan Crocker, “Why Biden’s Lack of Strategic Patience Led to Disaster,” The New York Times, August 21, 2021,

Anne Dearan and Sean Sullivan, “Biden, Bennett open new chapter in U.S.-Israel relations with White House visit,” Washington Post, August 27, 2021, 

Michele Dunne, Zaha Hassan, Aaron David Miller, Marwan Muasher, Maha Yahya, Michael Young, “Is the Two-State Solution Still Viable?” Foreign Affairs, August 24, 2021, 

Shmuel Even, “The National Significance of Israeli Demographics at the Outset of a New Decade,” INSS and Tel Aviv University, July 2021, 

Matti Friedman, “Building Israel’s Dust City,” Tablet Magazine, August 9, 2021, 

Hanin Ghaddar, “A Strategy to Contain Hezbollah: Ideas and Recommendations,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 24, 2021, 

Maj. Gen. (res.) Amos Gilead, “The American Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Lessons and Ramifications for Israel,” Institute for Policy and Strategy: IDC Herzilya, August 2021, 

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, “From the Second Lebanon War to Regional War,” BESA Center, August 29, 2021, 

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, “The Ingathering of the Exiles Is Not Over,” BESA Center, August 24, 2021, 

Nasreen Haddad Haj-Yahya, “Taking Attendance: Arab Teachers and Students in Israel’s Education System,” Israel Democracy Institute, August 28, 2021, 

Tamar Hermann and Or Anabi, “What Solutions to the Conflict with the Palestinians are Acceptable to Israelis?” Israel Democracy Institute, August 3, 2021, 

Tammy Hoffman, “We Must not Squander the Opportunity for Real Change in Israeli Schools,” Israel Democracy Institute, August 19, 2021, 

David Horovitz, “When the Jerusalem Hills go up in smoke,” Times of Israel, August 26, 2021, 

Kohei Imai, “Afghanistan offers an opportunity to repair Turkey-NATO relations,” Moshe Dayan Center: Turkeyscope, August 12, 2021, 

INSS Staff, “Strategic Challenges Facing Israel and Policy Recommendations Special Update for the President,” INSS, August 1, 2021, 

Annie Karni, “Biden Vows ‘Unshakable Partnership’ With Israel in Meeting With Bennett,” New York Times, August 27, 2021, 

Daphna Kaufman, “Framing the Jewish and Israeli establishment in progressive discourse,” Reut Group, August 30, 2021, 

Dr. Menachem Keren-Kratz, “Post-Truth Politics and Invented Traditions: The Case of the Haredi Society in Israel,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs,  August 9, 2021, 

Isabel Kershner, Ronen Bergman and Ben Hubbard, “Hezbollah Fires Rockets at Israel as Risk of Escalation Looms,” New York Times, August 6, 2021, 

Patrick Kingsley and Isabel Kershner, “New Israeli Leader Backs Hard Line on Iran but Softer Tone with U.S.” New York Times, August 24, 2021, 

Patrick Kingsley and Gabby Sobelman, “The World’s Last Samaritans, Straddling the Israeli-Palestinian Divide,” New York Times, August 22, 2021, 

Abigail Klein Leichman, “A tech startup where autism is preferred,” Israel21C, August 29, 2021, 

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Israeli aid groups respond to Haiti quake,” Israel21C, August 16, 2021, 

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kupperwasser, “Iran Is Testing All Boundaries,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, August 10, 2021, 

Daniel Kurtzer, “Of course we couldn’t transform Afghanistan: Stop the self-flagellation,” New York Daily News, August 16, 2021, 

Ron Lauder, “A call to action in the face of anti-Israel pandemic,” YNet, August 25, 2021, 

Eli Lederhendler, “American Antisemitism in its Historical and Social Background,” INSS, August 1, 2021, 

Colonel (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, “The Implications of the Fall of Kabul,” The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, August 16, 2021, 

Jacob Magid, “Progressive Democrats tear into Palestinians over crackdown on critics,” Times of Israel, August 25, 2021, 

Irwin J. Mansdorf, “The “Antisemitism/Anti-Israel” Phenomenon: What Do Israel Campus Professionals Think?” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, August 16, 2021 

Abdel-Moneim Said, “Why the Bells Toll,” Ahram Online, August 24, 2021, 

Marwan Muasher, “Jordan’s Identity Question,” Carnegie Middle East Center, August 12, 2021, 

Adam Rasgon, “Palestinians Finally Have Vaccines. But Will People Take Them?” New York Times, August 29, 2021, 

Najat Al-Saied, “The Sharaka Project in the US,” Israel Hayom, August 18, 2021, 

Dror Shalom, “Last Call for Gaza? Proposing an Alternative to Israeli-Palestinian “Conflict Management”” Washington Institute for Near East Policy,  

Elad Shavit and Shimon Stein, “Lesson in the Limits of Power: The Withdrawal of the United States and its Allies from Afghanistan,” INSS, August 24, 2021,  

Brig-Gen (ret.) Dr. Shimon Shapira, “Hizbullah Leader Nasrallah Raises the Intensity of his Challenge to the United States and Israel,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, August 23, 2021, 

Lior Sirkis, “The Discourse on Antisemitism in the United States as Reflected in the Mainstream Media—Review of 2020,” INSS, August 1, 2021,

Kenneth Stein, “Lessons from American Withdrawal from Afghanistan,” Center for Israel Education, August 25, 2021,

Kenneth Stein, “La Retirada de Afganistán: lecciones para Israel,”Center for Israel Education, August 30, 2021,

Khaled Abu Toameh, “Abbas stabbed Palestinians in the back by meeting with Gantz,” Jerusalem Post, August 30, 2021, 

Khaled Abu Toameh, “Fatah-Hamas rift deepens as Abbas moves closer to US, Israel,” Jerusalem Post, August 31, 2021, 

Khaled Abu Toameh, “Why is PA rhetoric so anti-Israel when there is good cooperation?” Jerusalem Post, August 7, 2021, 

TOI Staff, “Bennett warns Iran after attack on Israel-linked ship: ‘They know the price’,” Times of Israel, August 3, 2021, 

Frederic Wehrey and Andrew Weiss, “Reassessing Russian Capabilities in the Levant and North Africa,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, August 31, 2021, 

Ben-Dror Yemini, “The fall of Kabul is warning sign for Israel,” YNet, August 16, 2021, 

Michael Young, “Enemies in the Gates,” Carnegie Middle East Center, August 10, 2021, 

Aaron Y. Zelin, “Return of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan: the Jihadist State of Play,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 18, 2021,