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

Elliott Abrams and Michael Singh, “The United States just Made Middle East Peace harder,” The Washington Post, December 23, 2016. 

Alan Baker, “The Dangers of UN Security Council Resolution 2334,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, December 26, 2016.

Nahum Barnea, “Netanyahu has sown the wind, Israel is reaping the whirlwind,” Y-net News, December 25, 2016.,7340,L-4898086,00.html

Nahum Barnea, “Kerry’s Failure, Netanyahu’s Liberation,” Y-Net News, January 2, 2017.,7340,L-4901775,00.html

Eyal Bino, “5 Bold Predictions For Israeli Tech In 2017,” Forbes, December 29, 2016.

Nicky Blackburn, “31 reasons 2016 was actually a great year,” Israel21c,  December 28, 2016.

Stephane Cohen, “Despite the challenges emerging on the horizon, Israel is well positioned to welcome 2017,” Jerusalem Post, December 26, 2016.

Kate Connolly, “Daniel Barenboim opens Berlin music academy for Middle East students,” The Guardian, December, 8, 2016.

Glenn Kenny, “Movie Review: The Team That Put Israeli Basketball ‘On the Map’”  New York Times, December 8, 2016.

Shlomi Daskal, “Nazareth Illit: From Judaization of the Galilee to a Mixed City, Vision versus Reality,” The Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, December 26, 2016.

Barry Davis, “Music: Love, Ethiopian style,” Jerusalem Post, December 8, 2016.

Meir Elran, “The Fires across Israel: Insights and Lessons for National Security,” INSS, December 12, 2016.

Oded Eran, “Jordan-Israel Relations: Normalization in the Shadow of Political Deadlock,” INSS, December 1, 2016.

Yoram Ettinger, “Israel’s Economy Defies BDS,” The Jewish Press, December 12, 2016.

Shmuel Even and Eran Yashiv, “The Defense Budget for 2017-2018,” INSS, December 28, 2016.

Caroline Glick, Column One: Obama and Israel, strike and counter-strike,” The Jerusalem Post, December 29, 2016.

Mark Goldfeder, “Kerry and Obama can change policy, not history or law,” The Hill, December 29, 2016.

Mark Goldfeder, “Obama administration was hypocritical on UN’s Israel’s settlements vote,” CNN, December 26, 2016.

Evelyn Gordon, “Disorder in the [Israeli Supreme] Court,” with responses, Mosaic, December 6, 2016.

Eitan Haber, “Things Look Different from the White House [includes moving the US embassy to Jersualem,” Y-Net News, December 26, 2012.,7340,L-4895770,00.html

Ephraim Kam, “Iran: Naval Bases in Syria and in Yemen?” INSS, December 21, 2016.

KKL/Jewish National Fund Staff, “Israeli Water Technology Changing the World,” Jerusalem Post, December 14, 2016.

Abigail Klein Leichman, “15 ways Israel amazed and inspired the world in 2016,” Israel21c, December 19, 2016.

Zeev Klein, “Defeating projections, Israeli economy grows by 3.5% in 2016,” Israel Hayom, December 29, 2016.

Yoni Kempinski, “F-35 boasts Israeli technology, can challenge Iranian threat,” Arutz Sheva, December 12, 2016.

Michael Kopolow, “UNSCR 2334,”in Israel and Ottomans Blogpost, December 27, 2016.

Mitchel Hochberg, “Israel’s Amona Compromise May Bolster the Settler Movement,”
Washington Institute for Near East Policy, December 28, 2016.

Eran Lerman, “UNSCR 2334: A Disservice to the Cause of Peace,” December 26, 2016, Begin Sadat Center Perspective Papers,

Eran Lerman, “After Aleppo: Iran’s Ascendency and Its Implications,” Begin Sadat Center Perspective Papers, December 22, 2016.

David Makovsky, “Early Implications of the UN Settlements Resolution,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, December 27, 2016.

David Makovsky, “Kerry’s Speech: Some Continuity, Some Disconnect,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, December 29, 2016.

Cliff May, “Throwing Israel to the U.N. Wolves,” The Washington Times, December 27, 2016.

Hisham Melhem, “Good riddance to a calamitous year,” al-‘Arabiya, December 24, 2016.

Galal Nassar, “The only way is up [The Middle East and Egypt hit rock bottom this past year] Al-Ahram Weekly, December 22, 2016.

Becca Noy, “Musician Ahuva Ozeri passes away at 68 after long battle with cancer,” Jerusalem Online, December 13, 2016.

Viva Sarah Press, “27 Israeli companies rank on Deloitte Tech Fast 500 EMEA list,” Israel21c, December 12, 2016.

Uzi Rabi, “President-elect Trump and the Middle East?” The Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, December 1, 2016.

Paul Rivlin, “The Arab Human Disaster Report: The Arab World Five Years After: Part 1, “ IqtisadiThe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, December 2016.

Michael Rubin, “Eight Possible Responses to the UN Israel Vote,” The Washington Examiner, December 24, 2016.

Curt Schleier, “IDF Prepares Israeli for Heat of NY Kitchens,” Forward, December 8, 2016.

Natan Sachs, “What’s new and what’s not in the U.N. resolution on Israeli settlements,” Brookings Institute, December 26, 2016.

Pnina Sharvit Baruch, “Security Council Resolution 2334: The Legal Significance,” INSS, December 30, 2016.

Gilead Sher, “More of the Same? Fatah’s Seventh General Congress and the Reelection of Abbas,” INSS, December 18, 2016.

Gerald Steinberg, “Beyond anger: How to respond to the UN Security Council vote,” The Jerusalem Post,” December 27, 2016.

Inbal Tal, “Gender Aspects of the ‘Virtual Enclave’ of the Islamic Movement in Israel,” The Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, December 26, 2016.

Shibley Telhami, “American attitudes on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” Brookings Institute, December, 2, 2016.

Andrew Tobin, “Why Tel Aviv is Israel’s new aliyah capital,” Times of Israel, January 1, 2016.

Khaled Yacoub Oweis, “The Military Topography of Syria’s South,” SWP Insitute for International and Security Affairs Berlin, December 2016.

Amos Yadin, “Radical Moves will only deepen our [Israel’s] diplomatic isolation,” Y-Net News, December 27, 2016.,7340,L-4899206,00.html

Michael Zeff, “Aliya from France great for economy, Bar-Ilan profs say,” Jerusalem Post, December 16, 2016.