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,  [email protected] or [email protected]

Kasra Aarabi and Saeid Golkar, “Completing the Revolution,” Carnegie Middle East Center, August 17, 2021, https://carnegie-mec.org/diwan/85159 

Abdul Basit, “Why did the Afghan army disintegrate so quickly?” Aljazeera, August 17, 2021, https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/8/17/why-did-the-afghan-army-disintegrate-so-quickly

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 (usip.org)

Danya Belkin, “The little-known history of Tel Aviv’s iconic power station,” Israel21C, August 12, 2021, https://www.israel21c.org/the-little-known-history-of-tel-avivs-iconic-power-station/ 

Jennifer Bell, “Abraham Accords: A year of ‘faith and tolerance’ between UAE, Israel, say Rabbis,” Al Arabiya English, August 12, 2021, https://english.alarabiya.net/News/gulf/2021/08/12/Abraham-Accords-A-year-of-faith-and-tolerance-between-UAE-Israel-say-Rabbis 

Ofra Benigo, “Jews, Israel and the Kurds: unravelling the myth,” Israel Affairs, August 23, 2021, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13537121.2021.1968209?src=&journalCode=fisa20 

BICOM Staff, “Foreign Minister Lapid concludes historic visit to Morocco,” BICOM, August 13, 2021, https://www.bicom.org.uk/news/foreign-minister-lapid-concludes-historic-visit-to-morocco/ 

Shlomo Black, Tomer Fadlon, and Meir Elran, “Integrating the Ultra-Orthodox into the Labor Market,” INSS, August 15, 2021, https://www.inss.org.il/publication/orthodox-jews-labor-force/ 

Nir Boms, “The Egyptian TikTok Girls,” Moshe Dayan Center: Beehive, August 30, 2021, https://dayan.org/content/egyptian-tiktok-girls 

Michael A. Calvo, “Israel and the Holy See,” BESA Center, August 27, 2021, https://besacenter.org/israel-and-the-holy-see/ 

Amichai Cohen, “The Return of the International Arena,” Israel Democracy Institute, August 24, 2021, https://en.idi.org.il/articles/36221 

Edy Cohen, “Iran’s New Suitors,” Tablet Magazine, August 2, 2021, https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/israel-middle-east/articles/abdullah-sisi-iran-edy-cohen 

Ryan Crocker, “Why Biden’s Lack of Strategic Patience Led to Disaster,” The New York Times, August 21, 2021, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/21/opinion/us-afghanistan-pakistan-taliban.html

Anne Dearan and Sean Sullivan, “Biden, Bennett open new chapter in U.S.-Israel relations with White House visit,” Washington Post, August 27, 2021, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/biden-naftal-bennett-israel/2021/08/27/58a1815c-066b-11ec-a654-900a78538242_story.html 

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, https://www.foreignaffairs.com/ask-the-experts/2021-08-24/two-state-solution-still-viable 

Shmuel Even, “The National Significance of Israeli Demographics at the Outset of a New Decade,” INSS and Tel Aviv University, July 2021, https://strategicassessment.inss.org.il/en/articles/israeli-demographics/ 

Matti Friedman, “Building Israel’s Dust City,” Tablet Magazine, August 9, 2021, https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/israel-middle-east/articles/beersheba-matti-friedman 

Hanin Ghaddar, “A Strategy to Contain Hezbollah: Ideas and Recommendations,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 24, 2021, https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/strategy-contain-hezbollah-ideas-and-recommendations 

Maj. Gen. (res.) Amos Gilead, “The American Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Lessons and Ramifications for Israel,” Institute for Policy and Strategy: IDC Herzilya, August 2021, https://www.idc.ac.il/en/research/ips/pages/insights/insights-23-8-21-ips.aspx 

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, “From the Second Lebanon War to Regional War,” BESA Center, August 29, 2021, https://besacenter.org/from-the-second-lebanon-war-to-regional-war/ 

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, “The Ingathering of the Exiles Is Not Over,” BESA Center, August 24, 2021, https://besacenter.org/category/perspectives-papers/ 

Nasreen Haddad Haj-Yahya, “Taking Attendance: Arab Teachers and Students in Israel’s Education System,” Israel Democracy Institute, August 28, 2021, https://en.idi.org.il/articles/36215 

Tamar Hermann and Or Anabi, “What Solutions to the Conflict with the Palestinians are Acceptable to Israelis?” Israel Democracy Institute, August 3, 2021, https://en.idi.org.il/articles/36108 

Tammy Hoffman, “We Must not Squander the Opportunity for Real Change in Israeli Schools,” Israel Democracy Institute, August 19, 2021, https://en.idi.org.il/articles/36217 

David Horovitz, “When the Jerusalem Hills go up in smoke,” Times of Israel, August 26, 2021, https://www.timesofisrael.com/when-the-jerusalem-hills-go-up-in-smoke/ 

Kohei Imai, “Afghanistan offers an opportunity to repair Turkey-NATO relations,” Moshe Dayan Center: Turkeyscope, August 12, 2021, https://dayan.org/content/afghanistan-offers-opportunity-repair-turkey-nato-relations 

INSS Staff, “Strategic Challenges Facing Israel and Policy Recommendations Special Update for the President,” INSS, August 1, 2021, https://www.inss.org.il/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/President_slide_2_eng_try2.pdf 

Annie Karni, “Biden Vows ‘Unshakable Partnership’ With Israel in Meeting With Bennett,” New York Times, August 27, 2021, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/27/us/politics/biden-naftali-bennett-meeting.html?searchResultPosition=1 

Daphna Kaufman, “Framing the Jewish and Israeli establishment in progressive discourse,” Reut Group, August 30, 2021, https://www.reutgroup.org/Publications/Framing-the-Jewish-and-Israeli-establishment-in-progressive-discourse 

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, https://jcpa.org/article/post-truth-politics-and-invented-traditions-the-case-of-the-haredi-society-in-israel/ 

Isabel Kershner, Ronen Bergman and Ben Hubbard, “Hezbollah Fires Rockets at Israel as Risk of Escalation Looms,” New York Times, August 6, 2021, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/06/world/middleeast/israel-lebanon-rockets.html?searchResultPosition=12 

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, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/world/middleeast/israel-bennett-biden-iran.html 

Patrick Kingsley and Gabby Sobelman, “The World’s Last Samaritans, Straddling the Israeli-Palestinian Divide,” New York Times, August 22, 2021, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/22/world/middleeast/samaritans-israeli-palestinian.html?searchResultPosition=5 

Abigail Klein Leichman, “A tech startup where autism is preferred,” Israel21C, August 29, 2021, https://www.israel21c.org/the-tech-startup-where-most-employees-are-on-the-autism-spectrum/ 

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Israeli aid groups respond to Haiti quake,” Israel21C, August 16, 2021, https://www.israel21c.org/israeli-aid-groups-respond-to-haiti-quake/ 

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kupperwasser, “Iran Is Testing All Boundaries,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, August 10, 2021, https://jcpa.org/iran-is-testing-all-boundaries/ 

Daniel Kurtzer, “Of course we couldn’t transform Afghanistan: Stop the self-flagellation,” New York Daily News, August 16, 2021, https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-afghanistan-and-failure-foreign-policy-alchemy-20210816-f2f7z3ty6ndxnbyhrndlryjimi-story.html 

Ron Lauder, “A call to action in the face of anti-Israel pandemic,” YNet, August 25, 2021, https://www.ynetnews.com/article/bjvy957wt 

Eli Lederhendler, “American Antisemitism in its Historical and Social Background,” INSS, August 1, 2021, https://www.inss.org.il/publication/american-antisemitism-historical/ 

Colonel (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, “The Implications of the Fall of Kabul,” The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, August 16, 2021, https://jiss.org.il/en/lerman-the-implications-of-the-fall-of-kabul/ 

Jacob Magid, “Progressive Democrats tear into Palestinians over crackdown on critics,” Times of Israel, August 25, 2021, https://www.timesofisrael.com/progressive-democrats-tear-into-palestinians-over-crackdown-on-critics/ 

Irwin J. Mansdorf, “The “Antisemitism/Anti-Israel” Phenomenon: What Do Israel Campus Professionals Think?” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, August 16, 2021 https://jcpa.org/article/the-antisemitism-anti-israel-phenomenon-what-do-israeli-campus-professionals-think/ 

Abdel-Moneim Said, “Why the Bells Toll,” Ahram Online, August 24, 2021, https://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContentP/4/419768/Opinion/Why-the-bells-toll.aspx 

Marwan Muasher, “Jordan’s Identity Question,” Carnegie Middle East Center, August 12, 2021, https://carnegie-mec.org/diwan/85140 

Adam Rasgon, “Palestinians Finally Have Vaccines. But Will People Take Them?” New York Times, August 29, 2021, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/29/world/middleeast/palestinians-covid-vaccines-hesitancy.html?searchResultPosition=10 

Najat Al-Saied, “The Sharaka Project in the US,” Israel Hayom, August 18, 2021, https://www.israelhayom.com/opinions/the-sharaka-project-in-the-us/ 

Dror Shalom, “Last Call for Gaza? Proposing an Alternative to Israeli-Palestinian “Conflict Management”” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/last-call-gaza-proposing-alternative-israeli-palestinian-conflict-management  

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, https://www.inss.org.il/publication/afghanistan-withdrawal/  

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, https://jcpa.org/hizbullah-leader-nasrallah-raises-the-intensity-of-his-challenge-to-the-united-states-and-israel/ 

Lior Sirkis, “The Discourse on Antisemitism in the United States as Reflected in the Mainstream Media—Review of 2020,” INSS, August 1, 2021, https://www.inss.org.il/publication/mainstream-media/

Kenneth Stein, “Lessons from American Withdrawal from Afghanistan,” Center for Israel Education, August 25, 2021, https://israeled.org/lessons-from-american-withdrawal-from-afghanistan/

Kenneth Stein, “La Retirada de Afganistán: lecciones para Israel,”Center for Israel Education, August 30, 2021, https://israeled.org/la-retirada-de-afganistan-lecciones-para-israel/

Khaled Abu Toameh, “Abbas stabbed Palestinians in the back by meeting with Gantz,” Jerusalem Post, August 30, 2021, https://www.jpost.com/arab-israeli-conflict/abbas-stabbed-palestinians-in-the-back-by-meeting-with-gantz-678103 

Khaled Abu Toameh, “Fatah-Hamas rift deepens as Abbas moves closer to US, Israel,” Jerusalem Post, August 31, 2021, https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/fatah-hamas-rift-deepens-as-abbas-moves-closer-to-us-israel-678264 

Khaled Abu Toameh, “Why is PA rhetoric so anti-Israel when there is good cooperation?” Jerusalem Post, August 7, 2021, https://www.jpost.com/arab-israeli-conflict/why-is-pa-rhetoric-against-israel-when-there-is-good-cooperation-675979 

TOI Staff, “Bennett warns Iran after attack on Israel-linked ship: ‘They know the price’,” Times of Israel, August 3, 2021, https://www.timesofisrael.com/bennett-warns-iran-after-attack-on-israel-linked-ship-they-know-the-price/ 

Frederic Wehrey and Andrew Weiss, “Reassessing Russian Capabilities in the Levant and North Africa,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, August 31, 2021, https://carnegieendowment.org/2021/08/31/reassessing-russian-capabilities-in-levant-and-north-africa-pub-85222 

Ben-Dror Yemini, “The fall of Kabul is warning sign for Israel,” YNet, August 16, 2021, https://www.ynetnews.com/article/hjlw4jdly 

Michael Young, “Enemies in the Gates,” Carnegie Middle East Center, August 10, 2021, https://carnegie-mec.org/diwan/85131 

Aaron Y. Zelin, “Return of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan: the Jihadist State of Play,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 18, 2021, https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/return-islamic-emirate-afghanistan-jihadist-state-play