Assembled by Ken Stein and Eli Sperling
Emory University and Center for Israel Education or

Hussein Abdulhussein, “Five Lessons from Syria,” Now, February 2, 2016.

Abdelmahdi Alsoudi, “The Impact of the Arab Spring on the Political Future of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Middle East: Jordan as a Case Study,” Rubin Center, February 23, 2016.

Yuval Avivi, “Why Some Israeli High Schools Stopped Trips to Poland,” Al-Monitor, February 26, 2016.

Nahum Barnea, “Israel to transfer NIS 500 million in withheld taxes to Palestinians,” Y-Net News, February 26, 2016.,7340,L-4771224,00.html

Burak Bekdil, “Russia’s Trap: Luring Sunnis into War,” Gatestone institute, February 16, 2016.

Natalie Vainer Benaiah, “Who’s Afraid of ISIS?” Ynet, February 17, 2016.,7340,L-4767576,00.html

Hannah Brown, “Migrants, Women and Israel Win Big at Berlinale,” Jerusalem Post,” February 21, 2016.

A.J. Caschetta, “Syracuse U. Professor Exposes the Anti-Semitic Foundations of BDS,” American Thinker, February 25, 2016.

James R. Clapper, Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, Director of National Intelligence, February 9, 2016,

Steven A. Cook, “Who Exactly Are ‘the Kurds’? The Atlantic, February 25, 2016,

Meir Elran, Eran Yasiv, Mohammad Abo Nasra,” The Five-Year Plan to Integrate the Arab Population in Israel: A Quantum Leap Forward?” INSS Insight, February 2, 2016.

Oded Eran and Owen Alterman, “The Road to the White House: The Establishment, the Populists, and What They Mean for Israel,” INSS Insight, February 4, 2016.

Alberto M. Fernandez, “Countering the Islamic State’s Message,” The Journal of International Security Affairs, 30 (Winter 2016).

Brandon Friedman, “Tel Aviv Notes: Saudi Brinkmanship in the Syrian War,” Dayan Center, February 28, 2016.

Danielle Crittenden Frum, “The Next Ottolenghi: How Philly’s Michael Solomonov is Globalizing Israeli Cuisine,” February 2, 2016.

Hanin Ghaddar, “Iran Won Lebanon,” NOW, February 4, 2016.

Eytan Gilboa, “Obama and Israel: The Final Year,” BESA Center, February 17, 2016.

Hirsch Goodman and Yossi Kupperwasser (Ed.), “The Knife and the Message: The Roots of the New Palestine Uprising,” [Seven articles, 100 pages] Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, February 2016.

Alex Grobman, “BDS: The movement to destroy Israel,” Arutz Sheva, February 21, 2016.

Yossi Klein Halevi, “Israel’s Options in a Chaotic Middle East,” The Wall Street Journal, February 26, 2016,

John Hudak, “What the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Means for the Middle East,” Brookings, February 15, 2016.

Efraim Inbar, “The Consequences of American Retreat from the Middle East,” BESA Center Perspectives, February 24, 2016.

Israel21c Staff, “Arab-Israeli Tech Hub Opens Near Tel Aviv,” The Tower, February 22, 2016.

Efraim Karsh, “Obama’s Middle East Delusions,” The Middle East Quarterly, Winter 2016, Volume 23: Number 1,

Wharton Staff, “Integrating Arabs into Israel’s High-Tech Sector,” Knowledge @ Wharton, February 1, 2016.

Isi Leibler, “The Tragedy of Ehud Olmert in Retrospect,” Algemeiner, February 19, 2016.

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Israel’s Newest National Park, Palmahim Beach,” Israel21c, February 22, 2016.

Tanvi Madan, “Why India and Israel Are Bringing Their Relationship Out from ‘Under the Carpet,’” Brookings, February 11, 2016.

Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, “Between Alliance and Rivalry: Egyptian-Israeli Relations Remain Solid, If Not Particularly Warm,” Rubin Center, February 16, 2016.

Arye Mekel, “A New Geopolitical Bloc is Born in the Eastern Mediterranean: Israel, Greece and Cyprus,” February 16, 2016.

Aaron David Miller, “Moderation in Iran?” Don’t get your hopes up? Los Angeles Times,    February 26, 2016,

Dr. Jacques Neriah, “Earthquakes in the Middle East,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, February 24, 2016.

Raed Omari, “Can Arab world economies achieve what politics couldn’t?” Al-arabiya, February 29, 2016.

Viva Sarah Press, “Oracle Buys Ravello Systems for $500 Million,” Israel21c, February 23, 2016.

James Renton, “The post-colonial caliphate: Islamic State and the memory of Sykes-Picot,” The
Conversation, February 23, 2016,

Paul Rivlin, “Iqtisadi: Saudi Arabia’s Multiple Crises,” Dayan Center, February 24, 2016.

Asaf Romirowsky and Benjamin Weinthal, “The Obama Administration’s Soft Boycott of Israel,” The National Interest, February 16, 2016.

Uri Savir, “Israelis, Palestinians Secretly Discuss French Initiative,” Al-Monitor, February 14, 2016.

David Shamah, “Bill Gates: Israeli Tech ‘Changing the world,’” Times of Israel, February 25, 2016.

Michael Singh, “The Great Unraveling [of the Middle East],” Washington Institute for Near East Policy,” February 25, 2016,

Shimon Stein, “Israel-European Union Relations: Crisis as a Norm,” INSS Insight, Feburary 22, 2016.

Jessica Steinberg, “A Little Bit Oud Country, A Little Bit Rock ‘N’ Roll,” Times of Israel, February 27, 2016.

The Tower Staff, “Gallup: American Sympathy for Israel Strong Across ‘All Major Political Subgroups,’” The Tower, February 29, 2016.

Steven Windmueller, “The 2016 Election: Jews and The Politics,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, February 1, 2016.

Sharon Wrobel, “Nestle to Buy Out Israeli Food Maker Osem for About $840 Million,” Bloomberg, February 4, 2016.

Amos Yadlin, “Past Lessons and Future Objectives: A Preemptive Strike on Hamas Tunnels,” INSS Insight, February 15, 2016.

Yossi Yehoshua, “Gadi Eisenkot: A Leading Moral Figure,” YNET News, February 18, 2016.,7340,L-4767915,00.html

Michael Young, “True or False? America is deeply distrusted over Syria, here’s why,” January 29, 2016. NOW,

Eyal Zisser, “The farce of the Iranian elections,” Israel Hayom, February 28, 2016,