February 3, 2023

Assembled by Ken Stein, Emory University’s Institute for the Study of Modern Israel and Wendy Kalman, Center for Israel Education

Abbas Al Lawati, “Israel’s rightward shift leaves its new Arab allies in an awkward spot,” CNN, January 4, 2023, https://www.cnn.com/2023/01/04/middleeast/israel-uae-ben-gvir-mime-intl/index.html 

Nidal Al-Mughrabi, “Analysis: Hamas sees West Bank as battleground with new Israel gov’t,” Reuters, January 18, 2023, https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/hamas-sees-west-bank-battleground-with-new-israel-govt-2023-01-18/ 

Eric Alterman, “Altercation The American — and Jewish — Divide Over Israel,” The American Prospect, November 18, 2022, https://prospect.org/culture/books/altercation-american-and-jewish-divide-over-israel/ 

Ramzy Baroud,  “Palestine is my cause: Arabs reaffirm support in broad survey for Palestinians, rejection of the occupation,” Jordan Times, January 31, 2023, https://jordantimes.com/opinion/ramzy-baroud/palestine-my-cause-arabs-reaffirm-support-palestinians-rejection-occupation

Lenny Ben-David, “The Evolution of AIPAC’s Political Operation in Washington over 50 Years – An Eyewitness Perspective,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, December 12. 2022, https://jcpa.org/article/the-evolution-of-aipacs-political-operation-in-washington-over-50-years-an-eyewitness-perspective/

Lazar Berman, “Netanyahu and Abdullah meet in Jordan, signaling they want to move past tensions,” Times of Israel, January 24, 2023.

BICOM Staff, “Bicom Morning Brief: Deri Fired from Ministerial Posts,” Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre, January 23, 2023, https://mailchi.mp/bicom.org.uk/morning-brief-16817792-3jbc6aanhd-16831384?e=63bb4f262f 

Center for Peace Communications and TOI Staff, “What’s life like under Hamas? ‘Whispered in Gaza’ offers unique, courageous testimony,” Times of Israel, January 16, 2022, https://www.timesofisrael.com/whats-life-like-under-hamas-whispered-in-gaza-offers-unique-courageous-testimony 

Udi Dekel, “The Day After Abbas: Possible Scenarios and the Strategic Significances for Israel,” The Institute for National Security Studies, undated, https://www.inss.org.il/research/day-abbas-possible-scenarios-strategic-significances-israel/ 

Udi Dekel and Noa Schusterman, “Memorandum 225: The Day after Abbas: Strategic Implications for Israel,” The Institute for National Security Studies, December 2022, https://www.inss.org.il/publication/the-day-after-abu-mazen/  

Charles Dunne, “Arab, Israeli positions on Ukraine continue to frustrate US,” Responsible Statecraft, January 29, 2023, https://responsiblestatecraft.org/2023/01/29/arab-and-israeli-positions-on-ukraine-war-continue-to-frustrate-us/ 

Asaf Elia-Shalev, “Far-right Maoz seeks to end Diaspora donations to pluralistic school education,” Times of Israel, February 1, 2023, https://www.timesofisrael.com/far-right-maoz-seeks-to-end-diaspora-donations-to-pluralistic-school-education/ 

Seth Frantzman, “How Israel is preparing the next generation of cyber soldiers,” DefenseNews, November 29, 2022, https://www.defensenews.com/interviews/2022/11/29/how-israel-is-preparing-the-next-generation-of-cyber-soldiers/ 

Haviv Rettig Gur, “Who Runs Netanyahu’s Israel?” Times of Israel, January 11,2023, https://www.timesofisrael.com/who-runs-netanyahus-israel/ 

Michael Harari, “Is a formal Israeli-Saudi agreement achievable,” Mitvim, January 2023, https://mitvim.org.il/en/publication/is-a-formal-israeli-saudi-agreement-achievable/ 

Tamar Herman and Or Anabi, (Israel) Majority Think Too Many Concessions Made to Coalition Partners, Israel Democracy Institute, January 4, 2023, https://en.idi.org.il/articles/47050 

David Horowitz, “Netanyahu truly aims to be ‘King Bibi’ now. We must use all legal means to thwart him,” Times of Israel, January 25, 2023, https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-truly-is-king-bibi-now-israelis-must-use-all-legal-means-to-thwart-him 

IDI Staff, “All You Wanted to Know About the Planned Judicial Overhaul,” Israel Democracy Institute, January 20, 2023, https://en.idi.org.il/tags-en/47383?ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_3_11_2021_16_7_COPY_01 

David Ignatius, “Opinion  The U.S.-Israel military simulation is a show of force to Iran,” The Washington Post, January 26, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/01/26/us-military-israel-joint-exercise-iran/ 

IPF Task Force Staff, “Critical Neighbors: Egypt, Jordan, and the Israeli-Palestinian Arena,”) Israel Policy Forum, May 2022-January 2023 https://israelpolicyforum.org/critical-neighbors-egypt-jordan-and-the-israeli-palestinian-arena 

JFNA Staff, “Jewish Federations Briefing on the New Israeli Government with the Israel Democracy Institute,” Jan. 4, 2023, Jewish Federations of North America, https://youtu.be/WtVeBYS1SsM 

Adi Kantor, Udi Dekel and Noa Schusterman, Podcast: “The Day after Abbas: Strategic Implications for Israel,” The Institute for National Security Studies, January 18, 2023, www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKZwHEsUW3o   

Richard LeBaron, “People-to-people exchanges matter. They’re integral to nurturing the Abraham Accords.” Atlantic Council, January 26, 2023, https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/menasource/people-to-people-exchanges-matter-theyre-integral-to-nurturing-the-abraham-accords/ 

Eran Lerman, “The Battle Over Israel’s Judicial Reforms,” Jerusalem Strategic Tribune, January 2023, https://jstribune.com/lerman-the-battle-over-israels-judicial-reforms/ 

Edward N. Luttwak, “The Failed British Double Cross of Israel,” Tablet, November 29,2022, https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/israel-middle-east/articles/failed-british-double-cross-israel 

David Makovsky and Ben Caspit, “Decision Points: Grappling with the Direction of the New Netanyahu Government,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, January 23, 2023,  https://youtube.com/watch?v=FmKycowuDp8  (all of Season 4: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/decision-points-podcast-season-4

Kobi Michael, “The ‘Intifada Cognition’ of the Young Palestinians,” The Institute for National Security Studies, January 29, 2023, https://www.inss.org.il/social_media/the-cognition-behind-the-intifada-of-the-young-palestinians/ 

Debbie Mohnblatt, “Walking a Tightrope: Netanyahu May Have Taken a Calculated Risk in Allowing Ben-Gvir’s Early Morning Temple Mount Visit,” The Media Line, January 3, 2022, https://themedialine.org/by-region/walking-a-tightrope-netanyahu-may-have-taken-a-calculated-risk-in-allowing-ben-gvirs-early-morning-temple-mount-visit/ 

Artemis Moshtaghian and Mohammed Tawfeeq, “Israel was behind drone attacks at military plant in Iran, US media report,” CNN, January 30, 2023, https://www.cnn.com/2023/01/30/middleeast/drone-strikes-iran-isfahan-intl/index.html 

Danielle Nagler, “US developer pays over $200 million for slice of central Jerusalem,” Times of Israel, January 20, 2023, https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-developer-pays-over-200-million-for-slice-of-central-jerusalem/ 

Colonel Jacques Neriah, “Foreign Policy Forecast for the Middle East in 2023,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, January 11, 2023, https://jcpa.org/article/foreign-policy-forecast-for-the-middle-east-in-2023/ 

Tom O’Connor, “Exclusive: Iran Keeps Building Air Defense Network in Syria, Israel Keeps Bombing It,” Newsweek, January 10, 2023, https://www.newsweek.com/exclusive-iran-keeps-building-air-defense-network-syria-israel-keeps-bombing-it-1772013 

JP O’Malley, ” How the ‘Jewish Kennedys’ helped save 200,000 Jews in WWII and delayed Iranian nukes,” Times of Israel, January 21, 2023, https://www.timesofisrael.com/how-the-jewish-kennedys-helped-save-200000-jews-in-wwii-and-delayed-iranian-nukes

PCPSR Staff, “Palestinian-Israeli Pulse: A Joint Poll: Support for a two-state solution among Palestinians and Israelis declines to just one-third on each side; growing opposition to a permanent peace agreement for implementing a two state solution. Palestine Policy Center Survey Research, January 24, 2023, https://www.pcpsr.org/sites/default/files/Summary%2

Yohanan Plessner, “What Are the Challenges to Israel’s Democracy?” Israel Democracy Institute, December 9, 2022, https://en.idi.org.il/articles/46652 

David Pollock, “Israel’s Power Shift: To Bibi, or Not to Bibi,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, January 11, 2023, https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/israels-power-shift-bibi-or-not-bibi 

Shlomit Ravitsky Tur-Paz. “Almost half of Israelis think that the diaspora Jewry should be part of the public debate on the Law of Return, Israel Democracy Institute, January 25, 2023, https://en.idi.org.il/experts/36244 

Paul Salem, Howard Eissenstat, Alex Vatanka, Nimrod Goren, Khaled Elgindy, Mirette F. Mabrouk, Gerald M. Feierstein, Intissar Fakir, Jonathan M. Winer, Charles Lister, Randa Slim, Marvin G. Weinbaum, Mohammed Mahmoud, Brian Katulis, 15 assessments: “A turbulent year for MENA in 2023: Economic stresses, political instability, and the need for decisive leadership,” Middle East Institute, January 30, 2023, https://www.mei.edu/publications/

Ksenia Svetlova, “Ben-Gvir’s controversial new position angered the Arab world. But how will it impact a potential peace deal with Saudi Arabia?,” Atlantic Council, January 30, 2023, https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/menasource/ben-gvirs-controversial-new-position-angered-the-arab-world-but-how-will-it-impact-a-potential-peace-deal-with-saudi-arabia/ 

Izabella Tabarovsky, “Mahmoud Abbas’ Dissertation,” Tablet, January 18, 2023, https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/arts-letters/articles/mahmoud-abbas-soviet-dissertation 

TOI Staff, “Netanyahu vows to maintain Temple Mount status quo in meeting with Jordanian king,” Times of Israel, January 25, 2023, https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-vows-to-maintain-temple-mount-status-quo-in-meeting-with-jordanian-king 

TOI Staff, “Reform or ruin? The next coalition’s plans for the judiciary,” Times of Israel, December 8, 2022, https://www.timesofisrael.com/join-tois-live-event-reform-or-ruin-the-next-coalitions-plans-for-the-judiciary/ 

TOI Staff and Lazar Berman, “Antisemitic book that spurred Israeli complaint is taken off shelves at Cairo fair,” Times of Israel, January 30, 2023, https://www.timesofisrael.com/antisemitic-book-that-spurred-israeli-complaint-is-taken-off-shelves-at-cairo-fair/ 

Sharon Wrobel, “For first time in 35 Years, Israel posts budget surplus driven by higher tax revenue,” Times of Israel, January 11, 2023.

Kenneth Stein, “The Jordanian, Israeli and Palestinian Triangle,” Center for Israel Education, January 26, 2023.

Moshe Zaq, “Thirty Years of Clandestine Meetings The Jordanian-Israeli Peace Treaty,”, Middle East Quarterly, March 1995, pp. 53-59, https://www.meforum.org/241/thirty-years-of-clandestine-meetings