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

Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror, “Why Israel Should Not Adopt Unilateral Initiatives,” BESA, June 1, 2016.

Geoffrey Aronson, “Israel Doubles Down on Settlement Policy,” Middle East Institute, June 21, 2016.

Yuval Avivi, “Can the Chinese Save Israel’s Tourism Industry?” Al-Monitor, June 13, 2016.

Ron Ben-Yishai, “A terror attack next door to the IDF headquarters,” Y-Net News, June 9, 2016.,7340,L-4814157,00.html

Ronen Bergman, and Lior Ben-Ami, “40 Years Since Operation Entebbe,” Y-Net News, (A five part series), July1, 2016.,7340,L-12984,00.html

Roee Bergman, “Israeli Economy Experiences Significant Slowdown in 2015,” Y-Net News, June 25, 2016.,7340,L-4820141,00.html

Nicky Blackburn, “Israel Wins Top Prizes at the Asia Smartphone Apps Contest,” Israel21c, June 19, 2016.

Sever Blocker, “Is Anybody Home (an economic crisis in Israel)?,” Y-Net News, June 4, 2016.,7340,L-4811684,00.html

Hannah Brown, “Israeli Movies at Jerusalem Film Festival Announced,” The Jerusalem Post, June 8, 2016.

Ben Caspit, “The Education of Israel’s New Defense Minister,” Al-Monitor, June 9, 2016.

Shlomi Eldar, “The War Over Fatah Leadership Has Begun,” Al-Monitor, June 27, 2016.

Meir Elran, Yonatan Shaham, and Alex Altshuler, “An Expanded Comprehensive Threat Scenario for the Home Front in Israel,” INSS, June 15, 2016.

Camelia Entekhabifard, “Iranian funding for Hizbullah,” Al-Ahram Weekly, June 30, 2016.

Eran Etzion, “Netanyahu’s Risky Politics and the French Initiative,” Middle East Institute, June 6, 2016.

Robert Ford, “US Diplomats are Right on Syria Obama has lost his path in Syria,” Daily Beast, June 20, 2016.

Danielle Crittenden Frum, “Meet the Israeli Chefs Who Are Inventing the New Global Cuisine,” The Tower, June 30, 2016.

Peter Hadekel, “Jazz Fest: Israel’s Turbulence Breeds Creativity, Avishai Cohen says,” Montreal Gazette, June 29, 2016.

Simon Henderson, “Israel’s Leviathan Gas Field: Politics and Reality,” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, June 23, 2016.

Michael Herzog, “Activism in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Clouds and Wind, but No Rain?,” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, June 21, 2016.

Efraim Inbar, “No One-Shot Solution to the Hamas Challenge,” BESA, June 30, 2016.

Efraim Inbar, “US Mideast Retreat a Boon to Moscow and Tehran,” The Middle East Quarterly, Volume 23 No. 3, Summer 2016.

Rory Jones, “Oud Is New for Israeli Musicians,” Wall Street Journal, June 8, 2016.

Michael Kaminer, “Japan’s Israeli Food Wave – And More Need-to-Know Food News,” Forward, June 8, 2016.

Martin Kramer, “Israel and the Post Middle East: Is the Status Quo Sustainable,” Foreign Policy, July/August 2016.

Martin Kramer, “The Return of Bernard Lewis,” Mosaic, (with comments by Robert Irwin and Itamar Rabinovich), June 1, 2016.

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Israel’s Universities Go Global,” Israel21c, June 5, 2016.

Gallia Lindenstrauss, “Israel-Turkey Normalization: Can Relations Turn Over a New Leaf?,” INSS, June 29, 2016.

Amany Maged, “The Anniversary of revolution, (Morsi tossed from office),” Al Ahram Weekly, June 30, 2016.

Brett H. McGurk, “Global Efforts to Defeat ISIS,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee, June 28, 2016.

Clifford D. May, “Terrorism and Economic Warfare,” Foundation for Defense of Democracies, June 15, 2016.

Hisham Melhem, “Syria is Obama’s Shame,” al-Arabiya, June 19, 2016.

Yousef Munayyer, “Saudi-Israel: Mistaken Hopes for an Alliance,” Middle East Institute, June 13, 2016.

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research Staff, “Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No (60),” Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, June 7, 2016.

Smadar Perry, “Strangling Nasrallah,” Y-Net News, June 12, 2016.,7340,L-4814752,00.html

Steven Plaut, “Israel’s Socialist Dreams vs. Capitalist Realities,” Middle East Forum, June 2016.

Daniel Polisar, “Palestinian Public Opinion is Behind Tel Aviv Terror Attack,” Times of Israel, June 10, 2016.

Stephan Roll and Lars Brozus, “The Long Arm of the Dictator,” Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, June 2, 2016.

Michael Z. Rosenhaft, “Remembering Elie Wiesel: Tribute From a Friend and Disciple,” Tablet, July 2, 2016.

Arik Rudnitzky, ““Trust and Reform” Party: New Arab Politics in Israel?,” The Moshe Dayan Center, June 16, 2016.“trust-and-reform”-party-new-arab-politics-israel

Grant Rumley and Adam Rasgon, “Assessing the Palestinian Authority’s Foreign Policy,” Fathom, June 28, 2016.

Jonathan Schanzer, “Putting Hezbollah ‘Out of Business’,” Washington Times, June 1, 2016.

David Schenker, Terrorist Spillover in Jordan,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, June 23, 2016.

Yoram Schweitzer, “The Islamic State, Two Years On: Is it Indeed on the Verge of Collapse?” INSS, June 30, 2016.

David Shamah, “Car Tech Fast Lane? Why Automobile Makers are Rushing to Israel,” ZDNet, June 6, 2016.

Alina Dain Sharon and Sean Savage, “As Turkey-Israel Deal Moves From Speculation to Reality, What Does it Mean?,”, June 28, 2016.

Allon Sinai, “Israeli Soccer Star Eran Zahavi Completes Record Transfer to Chinese Club,” The Jerusalem Post, June 29, 2016.

Lea Speyer, “Study: Israeli Innovation Proving to Be Major Driving Force Behind Massachusetts Economy,” The Algemeiner, June 23, 2016.

Shimon Stein and Shlomo Brom, “The Meeting of the Foreign Ministers in Paris: What Next?,” INSS, June 16, 2016. Staff, “Israel Delivers Drip Irrigation Systems to Help Relieve Drought in Paraguay,” The Tower, June 29, 2016.

US Department of State Staff, “Report of the Middle East Quartet,” US Department of State, July 1, 2016.

Benjamin Weinthal, “Exclusive: Second Largest German Bank Shuts Anti-Israel BDS Account,” The Jerusalem Post, June 14, 2016.

Ofir Winter, “An Egyptian Take on the ‘New Middle East,’” INSS, June 7, 2016.

Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak, “Turkish – Israeli Reconciliation: The End of “Precious Loneliness”?,” The Moshe Dayan Center, June 26, 2016.–-israeli-reconciliation-end-“precious-loneliness”

Steven Zeitchik, “In Israel a New Film Consciousness Emerges, Uneasily,” Los Angeles Times, June 10, 2016.

Husam Zomlot, “After Oslo’s failure, the two-state solution is now an international responsibility: an interview with Husam Zomlot,” Fathom, Summer 2016.