Assembled by Ken Stein and Eli Sperling
Emory University and Center for Israel Education
[email protected] or [email protected]

Adil Astil, “International Peace Conference: Winners and Losers,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 12, 2016. http://fikraforum.org/?p=9338

Dany Bahar, “Delivering on Economic Prosperity in Israel: How monopolies are hampering the ‘start-up nation’” Brookings Institute, May 4, 2016. http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/markaz/posts/2016/05/04-israel-monopolies-competition-bahar

Edwin Black, “Painful Lessons from the 75th Anniversary of the Farhud,” The Tower, May 31, 2016. www.thetower.org/3438-painful-lessons-from-the-75th-anniversary-of-the-farhud/

Coral Braun, “A Directorial Triumph: Coldplay gets Israeli direction in new music video,” Jerusalem Post, May 17, 2016. www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/A-Directorial-Triumph-Coldplay-gets-Israeli-direction-in-new-music-video-454186

Shlomo Brom, and Anat Kurz, “An Opportunity to Revive the Political Process, or an Illusion?” INSS, May 29, 2016. http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=11846

Tamara Cofman-Wittes, “Security Challenges,” Statement before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Joint Hearing on “Israel Imperiled: Threats to the Jewish State,” House Foreign Affairs Committee, April 19, 2016. http://docs.house.gov/meetings/FA/FA18/20160419/104817/HHRG-114-FA18-Wstate-WittesT-20160419.pdf

Steven A. Cook and Amr T. Lehta, “Don’t Blame Sykes-Picot for the Middle East’s Mess,” Foreign Policy, May 13, 2016. http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/05/13/sykes-picot-isnt-whats-wrong-with-the-modern-middle-east-100-years/

Niv Ellis, “Mayo Clinic launches initiative to invest in Israeli medical tech,” Jerusalem Post, May 19, 2016.
www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Mayo-Clinic-launches-initiative-to-invest-in-Israeli-medical-tech-454370

Tom Donilon, “Examining America’s Role in the World,” Testimony Senate Foreign Relations Committee,” May 12, 2016, http://www.foreign.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/051216_Donilon_Testimony.pdf

Renee Ghertz-Zand, “Israel’s first Jordanian PhD wants to bring peace through water,” Times of Israel, May 25, 2016. www.timesofisrael.com/israels-first-jordanian-phd-wants-to-bring-peace-through-water/

Brianna Gurciullo, “Bill Clinton: ‘I killed myself to give the Palestinians a state,'” Politico, May 13, 2016. http://www.politico.com/story/2016/05/bill-clinton-palestinians-israel-223176#ixzz4AVoAeXE7

Robert S. Ford, “The Next President’s Big Iraq Problem,” The Middle East Institute, May 12, 2016, http://www.mei.edu/content/at/next-presidents-big-iraq-problem

Amb Freddy-Eytan, “The Failures of the International Community in the Middle East since Sykes-Picot Agreement, 1916-2016,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, May 2016. http://jcpa.org/the-failures-in-the-middle-east-since-the-sykes-picot-agreement/#_ch2

Nadav Greenberg, “Walk the line: The United States between Israel and the Palestinians,” Brookings Institute, May 26, 2016. www.brookings.edu/blogs/markaz/posts/2016/05/26-martin-indyk-israel-palestinians-greenberg

Jeffrey Herf, “Hitler and the Nazis’ Anti-Zionism,” Fathom, spring 2016. http://fathomjournal.org/hitler-and-the-nazis-anti-zionism-2/

i24 News Staff, “Israeli envoy leads historic anti-BDS summit at UN headquarters,” i24News, May 31, 2016. www.i24news.tv/en/news/israel/115195-160531-israeli-envoy-leads-historic-anti-bds-summit-at-un-headquarters

Prof. Efraim Inbar, “Israel’s Palestinian Dilemmas,” BESA Center, May 3, 2016. http://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/israels-palestinian-dilemmas/

Zubair Iqbal, “Iran’s Post-Sanctions Economic Options,” Middle East Institute, May 11, 2016. http://www.mei.edu/content/irans-post-sanctions-economic-options

James F. Jeffrey and Michael Eisenstadt, “U.S. Military Engagement in the Broader Middle East,” The Washington Institute, Spring 2016. www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/u.s.-military-engagement-in-the-broader-middle-east

Jerusalem Post Staff, “Israeli selection for Eurovision contest in Sweden advances to finals,” Jerusalem Post, May 13, 2016. www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Israeli-selection-for-Eurovision-contest-in-Sweden-advances-to-finals-453901

Emmanuel Karagiannis, “Shifting Eastern Mediterranean Alliances,” Middle East Quarterly, Spring 2016. http://www.meforum.org/5877/shifting-eastern-mediterranean-alliances

Efraim Karsh, “Obama’s Middle East Delusions,” Middle East Quarterly, Winter 2016. http://www.meforum.org/5685/obama-middle-east-delusions

Efraim Karsh, “Israel’s Palestinian Dilemmas,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, May 3, 2016.  http://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/israels-palestinian-dilemmas/

Abigail Kelin leichman, “Computers, not camels, at Israel’s first Bedouin high-tech firm” Israel21c, ay 25, 2016. www.israel21c.org/computers-not-camels-at-israels-first-bedouin-high-tech-firm/

Fanuel Lakew, “Ethiopia: Israel Provides Food Assistance to Drought Victims,” The Ethiopia Herald, May 13, 2016. http://allafrica.com/stories/201605161091.html

Eran Lerman, “Between Paris and Cairo: Balancing Security and Diplomacy,” BESA Center, May 31, 2016. http://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/342-between-paris-and-cairo/

David Makovsky, “Security Challenges,” Statement before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Joint Hearing on “Israel Imperiled: Threats to the Jewish State,” House Foreign Affairs Committee, April 19, 2016.http://docs.house.gov/meetings/FA/FA18/20160419/104817/HHRG-114-FA18-Wstate-MakovskyD-20160419.pdf

David Makovsky and Dennis Ross, “Losing by Winning: The Rupture of the Israeli Center,” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 31, 2016. www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/losing-by-winning-the-rupture-of-the-israeli-center

Michelle Malka-Grossman, “Israeli economy standing strong as it develops energy sector,” Jerusalem Post, May 23, 2016. www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israeli-economy-standing-strong-as-it-develops-energy-sector-454808

Hisham Melhem, “Sykes-Picot – The centennial of an imperial curse,” al-Arabiyah, May 21, 2016. https://english.alarabiya.net/en/views/news/middle-east/2016/05/21/Sykes-Picot-The-centennial-of-an-imperial-curse-.html

Harinder Mishra, “India organizes Indian culinary week in Israel,” India Today, May 18, 2016. http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/india-organises-indian-culinary-week-in-israel/1/671018.html

Sami Moubayed, “A century after Sykes-Picot, its Sykes-Picot: the Arab Version–it is true that even if Arab masses had wanted to prevent ills of Sykes-Picot, they were too weak to do so,” The Arab Weekly, May 15, 2016. http://www.thearabweekly.com/?id=5078

Steven Plaut, “Israel’s Socialist Dreams vs. Capitalist Realities, Middle East Quarterly, Summer 2016. http://www.meforum.org/6046/israel-socialist-dreams-capitalist-realities

Nadav Pollak and Matthew Levitt, “Hezbollah’s Biggest Loss to Date in Syria,” The Washington Institute, May 13, 2016. www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/hezbollahs-biggest-loss-to-date-in-syria

Samuel C. Rajiv, “Indian Responses to Israel’s Gaza Operations,” BESA Center, May 25, 2016. http://besacenter.org/mideast-security-and-policy-studies/indian-responses-israels-gaza-operations/

Brian Reeves, “The shifting nature of threats to Israel in its neighborhood,” Brookings Institute, May 2, 2016. http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/markaz/posts/2016/05/02-threats-to-israel-security-reeves

Dennis Ross, “Why Middle Eastern Leaders Are Talking to Putin, Not Obama,” Politico Magazine, May 8, 2016, http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/05/putin-obama-middle-east-leaders-213867

Michael Rubin, “New Directions in the Iranian and Hezbollah Threat Against Israel,” Statement before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Joint Hearing on “Israel Imperiled: Threats to the Jewish State,” House Foreign Affairs Committee, April 19, 2016. http://docs.house.gov/meetings/FA/FA18/20160419/104817/HHRG-114-FA18-Wstate-RubinM-20160419.pdf

Oren Sabah, “The Fall of Israeli Agriculture,” Y-Net News, May 12, 2016.http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4800307,00.html

Jonathan Schanzer, “The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign,” Statement before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Joint Hearing on “Israel Imperiled: Threats to the Jewish State,” House Foreign Affairs Committee, April 19, 2016. http://docs.house.gov/meetings/FA/FA18/20160419/104817/HHRG-114-FA18-Wstate-SchanzerJ-20160419.pdf

Jonathan Schanzer, “Gaza rebuilding falls by the wayside as Arab states leave Palestinians hanging,” Foundation for Defense of Democracies, May 20th, 2016. www.defenddemocracy.org/media-hit/schanzer-jonathan-gaza-rebuilding-falls-by-the-wayside-as-arab-states-leave-palestinians-hang/

Yair Seroussi, “Israel’s achievements, on its 68th birthday,” Jerusalem Post, May 10, 2016. www.jpost.com/Opinion/Israels-achievements-on-its-68th-birthday-453656

Daniel Serwer, “’Recalculating U.S. Policy in the Middle East’ Less Military, More Civilian,” Middle East Institute, April 11, 2016. http://www.mei.edu/content/recalculating-us-policy-middle-east-less-military-more-civilian

Osama al-Sharif, “Why confederation with Palestine is suddenly a hot issue in Amman,” al-Monitor, May 31, 2016, http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2016/05/palestine-jordan-confederation-abbas-dahlan-israel.html#ixzz4ALGFkCbk

Sima Shine, “The Conflict with the United States on Sanctions and the Internal Political Tension in Iran,” INSS, May 4, 2016. http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=11778

The Tower Staff, “Airport Executives from 40 Countries to Visit Israel for Security Lessons,” The Tower, May 31, 2016. www.thetower.org/cnn-representatives-of-40-countries-coming-to-learn-airport-security-from-israel/

HRH Prince Turki al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia and Maj. Gen. (ret.) Yaakov Amidror, “A Conversation on Security and Peace in the Middle East,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 5, 2016.http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/a-conversation-on-security-and-peace-in-the-middle-east

Ashlee Vance, “How the Constant Threat of War Shaped Israel’s Tech Industry,” Bloomberg, May 25, 2016. www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-hello-world-israel/

Vietnam Net Staff, “Israeli cuisine showcased in Hanoi,” Vietnam Net, May 11, 2016. http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/art-entertainment/156287/israeli-cuisine-showcased-in-hanoi.html

Alix Wall, “Photographer Sinks His Teeth Into Israeli Food Scene,” The Forward, May 23, 2016. http://forward.com/food/340932/photographer-sinks-his-teeth-into-israeli-food-scene/

“War in Syria: Next Steps to Mitigate the Crisis,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee – Testimonies by Robert Ford, Nancy Lindborg, and Tamar Wittes,  May 17, 2016, http://www.foreign.senate.gov/hearings/war-in-syria-next-steps-to-mitigate-the-crisis-051716

Simona Weinglass, “In Kafr Kassem, tech school gives Israeli Arabs start-up ‘chutzpah’,” Times of Israel, May 29, 2016. www.timesofisrael.com/in-kafr-kassem-tech-school-gives-israeli-arabs-start-up-chutzpah/

Robin Wright, “How the Curse of Sykes-Picot Still Haunts the Middle East,” The New Yorker, April 30, 2016. http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/how-the-curse-of-sykes-picot-still-haunts-the-middle-east

Amos Yadlin, “Israel’s Need to Take a Stand against the Assad Regime: A Moral Imperative and Strategic Necessity,” INSS, May 22, 2016. www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=11829