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

Agence France-Presse, “China ready to broker Israel-Palestine peace talks, says foreign minister,” The Guardian, April 17, 2023, 

Fares Akram, “In First, Iran’s president addresses Palestinians in Gaza,” Associated Press, April 14, 2023, 

Peter Beinart, “Could Israel Carry Out Another Nakba?,” Jewish Currents  

Ilan Ben Zion and Tia Goldenberg, “Fraught US-Israel ties on display as Knesset reconvenes,” ABC News, May 1, 2023, 

Yonah Jeremy Bob, “As F-35 deals move forward in US, where does Israel stand? – analysis,” Jerusalem Post, April 30, 2023, 

Andrew Esensten, Marta Furlan, Evgeni Klauber, Talia Naamat, Fabian Spengler, Moses Toshimasu, Jesse Weinberg, and Carl Yonker, “Anti-Semitism Worldwide: Report for 2022,” Tel Aviv University and the Anti-Defamation League, April 2023, 

Adam S. Ferziger, “Israelization and Lived Religion: Conflicting Accounts of Contemporary Judaism,” Contemporary Jewry, 2020, 

Tuvia Gering, “Full throttle in neutral: China’s new security architecture for the Middle East,” The Atlantic Council, February 15, 2023, 

Idit Shafran Gittleman (moderator), Podcast: “From Declaration to State: IDF Generals in a Special Podcast for Independence Day,” Institute of National Security Studies, April 24,2023, 

Daniel Gordis, “What if the Declaration of Independence became a ‘Basic Law’?,” Substack: Israel from the Inside with Daniel Gordis, April 20, 2023,

Daniel Gordis, “”It’s over,” the protesters are saying — and they no longer mean just judicial reform,”, Substack: Israel from the Inside with Daniel Gordis, May 1, 2023, 

Kathleen Hayes, “An Open Letter to Anti-Zionists from a Veteran of the Left,” Fathom, April 2022, 

David Hazony, “Israel at 75,” April 20, 2023, Jewish Journal, 

Tamar Hermann and Or Anabi, “National Mood Unrestful,” Israel Democracy Institute, April 3, 2023, 

Shale Horowitz, “Why Israel is Judged Differently: Jerusalem’s International Challenges, Middle East Quarterly, Spring 2023, Vol 30, No 2, 

Paul Iddon, “’Convergence Of Arenas’: What Israel’s Future Wars Might Look Like,” Forbes, April 29, 2023, 

INN/Arutz 7 Staff, “As expected: Moody’s downgrades Israel’s credit rating outlook to stable,” Israel National News, Arutz Sheva, April 15, 2023,

Jewish Learning Institute, Jewish Literacy, 6 part video (Tanakh, Midrash, Talmud, Halacha, Musar, Kabalah), each is 7-12 minutes, 2022-2023, origins and relationships of Jewish texts over the centuries,

Martin Kramer, “Israel’s Declaration of Independence,”  (8 video and audio episodes), Tikvah Fund,

Martin Kramer, “Israel from 25 to 75: The lesson is perpetual vigilance,” Times of Israel, April 25, 2023, 

Martin Kramer and Neil Rogachevsky, “Constitutions and Courts in Israel: From the Declaration of Independence to the Current Crisis,” Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, April 4, 2023, (Video, 1:10),–from-the-declaration-of-independence-to-the-current-crisis 

Shalom Lipner, “Netanyahu’s coalition isn’t built to last: Expect high sparks within and fragile prospects for Israel’s incoming government,” Atlantic Council, February 2023, 

Guy Lurie and Daphne Benvenisty, “The Role of Legal Advisors – Explainer From Professional to Political,” Israel Democracy Institute, April 4, 2023, 

Guy Lurie and Amichai Cohen, “Appointment of Judges to High Courts in Democratic Countries: A Comparative Study,” examines 42 countries in detailed study, Israel Democracy Institute, April 4, 2023, 

Jacob Magid, “Despite baggage, some Palestinians rooting for Israel to secure US visa waiver,” Times of Israel, April 17, 2023, 

Yoram Margalit, “How is this the “End of Democracy?” Israel Democracy Institute, March 21, 2023, 

Heather May and Ben Winslow, “Why did Utah leaders go to Israel?,” KSL, April 30, 2023, 

Kobi Michael, “A Sea Change and a Slippery Slope: When the Military Becomes a Political Actor,” Institute for National Security Studies, April 18, 2023, 

Ash Obel, “Gantz’s National Unity party soars past Netanyahu’s plunging Likud, poll finds,” Times of Israel, April 17, 2023, 

Marc Rod, “House lawmakers relaunch Latino-Jewish caucus,” Jewish Insider, April 28, 2023, 

PCPSR Staff, “Public opinion poll No. 87,” Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, March 23, 2023, 

Alon Pinkas, “Analysis: McCarthy’s High-profile Israel Visit Sets Netanyahu on a Collision Course With Biden,” Ha’aretz, May 1, 2023, 

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

Neil Rogachevsky, “Against Court and Constitution: A Never Before Translated Speech by David Ben-Gurion,” Mosaic Magazine, March 10, 2021, 

Neil Rogachevsky and Dov Ziegler, “Israel’s Declaration of Independence: A Biography,” Jewish Review of Books, Spring 2023,

Shmuel Rosner, Camil Fuchs, and Noah Slepkov, “Pluralism Index 2023: Israelis Want a Democratic and Jewish State,” Jewish People’s Policy Institute, March 22, 2023, 

Dennis Ross and David Makovsky, “Israeli Public’s Commitment to Democracy Shines as the Country Turns 75,” The National Interest, April 27, 2023,

Sheren Falah Saab, “Palestinian Author: We Should Join Israeli Protests, Without Palestinian Flags,” Ha’aretz, May 1, 2023, 

Robert Satloff, “Saudi Normalization with Israel, Domestic ‘Transformation,’ and U.S. Policy,” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 1, 2023,  

Dan Schueftan, “The beginning of the end of Israel’s ‘Grand Coalitions’,” Tablet, March 8, 2023, 

Zaki Shalom and Sophia Schmidt, “The Israel-U.S. Relationship in Face of the Judicial Controversy,” National Interest, May 1, 2023, 

Leah Soibel, “Israel is a Hispanic opportunity,” SAPIR Journal, Spring 2023, 

Meir Soloveichik, “The Miracle at 75,” Commentary, May 2023, 

Ken Stein, “Context and Consequences of Israel’s Proposed Judicial Overhaul,” The Torah Center ATL, March 30, 2023, video: and audio only:  

TOI Staff and agencies, “Report: Israel got intel on Iran’s secret nuclear weapons program from executed spy,” Times of Israel, May 1, 2023, 

Noam Zohar, “Tyranny of the majority is not democratic; certainly, it is not Jewish,” Ynet, April 16, 2023,