Assembled by Ken Stein and Wendy Kalman, Center for Israel Education

Ghaith al-Omari, “To Prevent the PA from Unraveling, Address Internal Reform,” Washington Institute, February 28, 2023,

AJC Staff, “The State of Anti-Semitism in American 2022: AJC’s Survey of American Jews,” American Jewish Committee, February 2023,

Bank of Israel head issues new warning on overhaul, says bodies independence vital,” Times of Israel, March 28, 2023.

BICOM Morning Brief Staff, “Israeli Cabinet resignations expose coalition tensions,” Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre, March 1, 2023,

Sarah Blau, “A family tale about Herzl and the will of Israel,” Ynet News, March 22, 2023,

Conference staff, “Economic Consequences of the Judiciary ‘Reform’,” Tel Aviv University Frenkel-Zuckerman Institute, Israel Democracy Institute, Reichman University Aaron Institute for Economic Policy and TAU’s Business-Academic Club, March 2, 2023, 

Center for Israel Education, “A Review of the Four Elements of the Planned Overhaul of Israel’s Judiciary, March 21, 2023 (revised) (videos, articles, detailed summaries, think tank items)

Robbie Corey-Boulet, “Reestablishment of Saudi- Iran ties adds twist to Israel’s Arab Outreach,” Times of Israel, March 11, 2023, 

Michael Crowley, Vivian Nereim and Patrick Kingsley, “Saudi Arabia Offers Its Price to Normalize Relations With Israel,” New York Times, March 10, 2023, 

Abraham Diskin, “Putting an end to the upheaval of the high court,” Kohelet Policy Forum, March 19, 2023, 

Oren Dori, “Treasury: Judicial reform will cost NIS 50-100b annual growth loss,” Globes, March 21, 2023, 

Nadeen Ebrahim, “Netanyahu is backed into a corner. Here’s what he may do next,” CNN, March 29, 2023, 

Maria Fantappie and Vali Nasr, “A New Order in the Middle East?,” Foreign Affairs, March 22, 2023, 

Gerald Feierstein and Yoel Guzansky, “Two years on, what is the state of the Abraham Accords?,” Middle East Institute, September 14, 2022, 

Luis Fleischman, “Israeli Civil Society Has Displayed a Model of Resistance to Global Illiberalism,” Palm Beach Center for Democracy and Policy Research, March 30, 2023, 

Seth Frantzman, “What have been Iran’s reactions to Israel political chaos? – analysis,” Jerusalem Post, March 27, 2023, 

Amir Fuchs, “What is ‘Incapacity’ and what are the Implications of a Prime Minister’s Incapacity?” Israel Democracy Institute, March 5, 2023, 

Aharon Garber and Avraham Shalev, “Why judicial reform is essential,” Kohelet Policy Forum, February 19, 2023, 

Yoav Gallant, “Speech to Nation Seeking Pause in Judicial Overhaul,” March 25, 2023.

Derek Gatopoulos, Costas Kantouris and Josef Federman “Israel’s Netanyahu: Mossad helped Greece uncover terror plot,” Associated Press, March 29, 2023, 

Daniel Gordis, “What you just witnessed was one of the greatest weeks in Israel’s history,” Substack: Israel From the Inside, March 27, 2023, 

Evelyn Gordon, “Israel’s Judicial Reckoning,” Mosaic, March 6, 2023, 

IDI Staff, “The Planned Overhaul of Israel’s Judiciary,” Israel Democracy Institute, March 2023, 

INSS Staff, “A Strategic Alert in the Wake of the Judicial Reform,” March 21, 2023, Institute for National Security Studies, 

Jewish People’s Policy Institute, “Pluralism Index 2023: Israelis Want a Democratic and Jewish State,” Jewish People’s Policy Institute, March 22, 2023, (20pp),

JFNA Staff, “How the New Government Policy Affects Israel’s Economy & Foreign Policy,” Jewish Federations of North America with Israel Democracy Institute, March 21, 2023, 

President Isaac Herzog “People’s Directive” for a compromise to the judicial overhaul controversy,” March 15, 2023.

Brian Katulis, Firas Maksad, Charles Lister, Intissar Fakir and Marvin G. Weinbaum, “Four factors to watch to assess the Saudi-Iranian diplomatic opening,” Middle East Institute, March 13, 2023, 

Herb Keinon, “Israel’s striking reservist pilots are short-sighted — analysis,” Jerusalem Post, March 6, 2023, 

Michael Kopelowitz, “Why a Judicial Compromise is Important No Matter the Content,” Israel Policy Forum, March 9, 2023, 

Nicole Lampert, “Does the BBC not care about Jews expelled from Arab countries?,” The Jewish Chronicle, March 21, 2023, 

Ephraim Lavie, Mohammed Wattad, Orit Perlov, Mora Deitch and Meir Elran, “Israel’s Arab Society Following the Establishment of the 37th Government,” Institute for National Security Studies, March 6, 2023, 

Dave Lawler, “Democrats now sympathize more with Palestinians than Israelis, poll finds,” Axios, Match 16, 2023, 

Jonathan Lemire and Nahal Toosi, “Biden’s favorite Middle East ally is spoiling his democracy party,” Politico, March 29, 2023, 

Canaan Lidor, “In new poll, 63% of Israeli Jews call Diaspora coreligionists ‘brethren’,” Times of Israel, March 22, 2023,

David Makovsky, “The National Security Implications of Israel’s Judicial Debate,” video discussion (1:09) with Shimrit Meir, Yaacov Amidror, Uzi Dayan, Zohar Palti, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, March 8, 2023, 

David Makovsky, David Patkin, Gabriel Epstein, “Israel Expands Settlements as Smotrich Increases his Authority, Policy Watch, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, March 1, 2023,

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, “Two Speeches to the Nation – continuing and pausing the the judicial legislative overhaul process,” March 23 and March 27, 

MEM Staff, “Israel launches spy satellite days after Saudi-Iran deal,” Middle East Monitor, March 29, 2023, 

Suzie Navot, “There’s no ‘compromise’ in the coalition’s play for unlimited Power,” Israel Democracy Institute, March 22, 2023, 

Assaf Orion, “On the Brink of Nuclearization, the Brink of War, the Brink of the Abyss,” Institute for National Security Studies, March 15, 2023, 

PCPSR Staff, “Public Opinion Poll No. 87,” Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, March 14, 2023,

Anshel Pfeffer, “Opinion: What on earth was Netanyahu thinking?,” CNN. March 30, 2023, 

Barak Ravid, “First look: Experts from Israel, Arab nations to meet to discuss water, food security,” Axios, March 13, 2023, 

Haviv Rettig Gur, “The implosion of Israel’s ruling party,” Times of Israel, March 22, 2023, 

Haviv Rettig Gur, ” Haredi parties were at forefront of overhaul push. Then they weren’t. What changed?,” Times of Israel, March 31, 2023, 

Henry Rome and Louis Dugit-Gros, “‘No deal, no crisis’ is no plan for Iran,” The Hill, March 29, 2023, 

Oded Ron and Muhammad Khalaily, “The Judicial Revolution and Arab Society in Israel,” Israel Democracy Institute, March 12, 2023, 

Dennis Ross, “Iran Needs to Believe America’s Threat,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, March 5, 2023, 

Yuval Shany, “The Judicial Reforms Implications on Israel’s Standing in the International Courts- weakening judiciary and endangering commanders,” Israel Democracy Institute, March 2, 2023, 

Michael Singh, “Iran’s Nuclear Endgame Warrants Change in US Strategy,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, February 28, 2023, 

Michael Starr, “Movement for Quality Government’s Eliad Shraga fights Israeli judicial reform,” Jerusalem Post, March 10, 2023,

TOI Staff, “Knesset passes ‘Hametz Law’ allowing (requiring) hospitals to ban leavened products on Passover,” Times of Israel, March 28, 2023,

TOI Staff, “Despite pause, government files contentious judicial selection bill for final votes,” Times of Israel, March 28, 2023, 

TOI Staff, “Recordings show divisions inside Likud over pace of judicial overhaul,” Times of Israel, March 13, 2023, 

TOI Staff, “Report: Israel offered PA full security duties over city as pilot, Ramallah refused,” Times of Israel, March 23, 2023,

TOI Staff, “Moody’s warns judicial shakeup could scorch Israel’s credit outlook,” Times of Israel, March 7, 2023, 

Kenneth Stein, Context and Consequences of Israel’s Proposed Judicial Overhaul, Congregation Beit Tefillah Atlanta, Center for Israel Education, Torah Center Atlanta, March 30, 2023, (1:16 video, audio)

U.S. House Subcommittees on the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, “Expanding the Abraham Accords – Hearing,” (Video), March 9, 2023, Foreign Affairs Committee,  

Universities Announce strike from tomorrow morning over judicial overhaul,” Times of Israel, March 26, 2023.

Yochanan Visser, “Analysis: Hezbollah, the Iranian Axis and the Internal Crisis in Israel,” Israel Today, March 27, 2023, 

Roi Weinberger, “Israel’s risk premium rises after rejection of Herzog’s plan,” Globes, March 20,2023,