Assembled by Ken Stein and Eli Sperling
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Mohamed Abdelazziz, “Teaching Arabic in Israeli Schools-Between Security Preoccupations and the Cultural Dimension,” Fikra Forum, April 8, 2016.

Elliot Abrams, “If American Jews and Israel are Drifting Apart, What’s the Reason? The conventional wisdom says the problem is Israel. Its wrong,” Mosaic, April 4, 2016.

Amiram Barkat, “OECD sees Israeli economy slowing,” Globes, April 12, 2016.

Nahum Barnea, “Through the looking glass: An Israeli perspective on American politics,” Brookings Institute, April 19, 2016.

Katherine Bauer, “Potential U.S. Clarification of Financial Sanctions Regulations[on Iran],” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 5, 2016.

Ofra Bengio, “Turkey’s Imbroglios,” Dayan Center, April 11, 2016.’s-imbroglios

Anna Borshchevskaya, “The Maturing of Israeli-Russian Relations,” inFocus Quarterly, Spring 2016.

Tamara Cofman,Wittes, “Israel imperiled: Threats to the Jewish state,” Brookings, April 19, 2016.

Derek Chollet, Ellen Laipson, Michael Doran, and Michael Mandelbaum, “Does the Middle East Still Matter? The Obama Doctrine and U.S. Policy,” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 14, 2016.

Anthony H. Cordesman. “The Comparative Metrics of ISIS and “’Failed State Wars,’ in Syria and Iraq,” Center for Strategic and International Affairs, March 23, 2016.

Barry Davis, “Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart,” Jerusalem Post, April 26, 2016.

Dan Diker, “BDS:Who Bears the Burden, Israelis or Palestinians,” inFocus, Spring 2016, Volume X, Number 2.

Daniel Douek, “Soda, sweets and schnitzel nixed from school menus,” Times of Israel, April 5, 2016.

Doron Ella and Oded Eran, “China’s Deputy Prime Minister Visits Egypt, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority,” INSS, April 21,2016.

Ilan Evyatar, “Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern,” Jerusalem Post, April 27, 2016.

Hillel Frisch “The ABCs of Judea and Samaria: Towards Breakdown?” BESA Center, April 8, 2016.

Daniel Gordis, Repsonse to Elliott Abrams, “How American Jews have detached themselves from Jewish Memory,” Mosaic, April 11, 2016.

Yoel Guzansky and Shlomo Brom, “King Salman’s Visit to Cairo, and the Transfer of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia,” INSS, April 19, 2016.

Ariel Dominique Hendelman, “Music from the motherland,” Jerusalem Post, April 20, 2016.

Amira Howeidy, “Tiran-Sanafir: Redrawing maps and regional roles,” Al-Ahram Weekly,” April 14, 2016.–Redrawing-maps-and-regional-roles.aspx

Efraim Inbar, “The Syrian Civil War: An Interim Balance Sheet,” BESA Center, April 6, 2016.

Pinhas Inbari, “The Internal Palestinian Fight for Jerusalem,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, April 14, 2016.

Avi Issacharoff, “Meet the next Palestinian president,” Times of Israel, April 15, 2016.

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Meet the Leonardo da Vincis of tomorrow,” Israel21c, April 5, 2016.

Emily B. Landau and Shimon Stein, “On the Brink of Nuclear Terror? A Threat and Response Balance Sheet,” INSS, April 13, 2016.

Leil Leibovitz, “Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism,” Tablet, April 13, 2016.

Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman and Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum “Sailing through the Straits: The Meaning for Israel of Restored Saudi Sovereignty over Tiran and Sanafir Islands,” BESA Center, April 17, 2016.

David Makovsky and Gaith al-Omari, “Want to Keep Students from Turning to BDS? Try Mock Peace Negotiations with a Twist,” Forward, April 25, 2016.

Suzanne Maloney, “Past is prologue? Saudi Arabia’s clumsy oil diplomacy,” Brookings Institute, April 21, 2016.

JNS Staff, “Israel to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to meet U.N. climate change goals,”Jewish News Service, April 11, 2016.

Jonah Mandel, “As talent returns home, Israeli jazz finds its groove,” Times of Israel, April 26, 2016.

Nadav Pollak, “Hamas Is Testing Israel Once Again,” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 22, 2016.

Viva Sarah Press, “Stopping diabetes before it starts,” Israel21c, April 14, 2016.

Andrew Pulver, “Israeli actor and director Ronit Elkabetz dies aged 51,” The Guardian, April 19, 2016.

Grant Rumley and Jonathan Schanzer, “After Abbas, Le Deluge in the Palestinian Authority,” inFocus Quarterly, Spring 2016.

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, “Anti-Zionism is the new Anti-Semitism,” Newsweek, April 3, 2016.

Ben Sales, “Israeli audiences warm to home-grown horror movies,” Times of Israel, April 29, 2016.

Brenda Shaffer, “Fighting in the Caucasus: Implications for the Wider Region,” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 7, 2016.

Ben Sollenberger, “The Economic Dimension of Peace in Turkey,” March 31, 2016, Fikra Forum, Fikra Forum, March 31, 2016.

Micahel Steinhart, “Make Jewish Education Relevant,” Tablet, April 13, 2016.

Amir Taheri, “Iran: Why has the Obama Gamble Failed?” Asharq Al- Awsat, April 15, 2016.

Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah, “Has Egyptian President Abd el Fattah el Sisi Lost his Charm?” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, April 21, 2016.

Times of Israel Staff, “Israeli-directed film about Arab rapper wins big at Tribeca,” Times of Israel, April 22.

The Tower Staff, “Netanyahu, Putin Have “Very Successful” Military Coordination Meeting in Moscow,” The Tower, April 21, 2016.

The Tower Staff, “Arab States Failed to Send Billions in Pledged Donations for Gaza Reconstruction,” The Tower, April 19, 2016.