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

Hussein Agha and Ahmad Samih Khalidi, “The End of this Road: The Decline of the Palestinian National Movement,” The New Yorker, August 6, 2017.

Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror, “Beware Media Fear-Mongering,” The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, August 27, 2017.

Inbal Arieli, “How the IDF helps Israeli teens reinvent themselves,” Israel21c, August 22, 2017.

Fabrice Balanche, “The Race for Deir al-Zour Province,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 17, 2017.

Reuven Berko, “Exploiting Islam,” Israel HaYom, August 17, 2017.

Brian Blum, “10 of the hottest self-driving technologies from Israel,” Israel21c, August 10, 2017.

Dr. Barak Bouks, “The Hezbollah-Fath al-Sham Ceasefire: A New Regional Equilibrium?” BESA Center, August 31, 2017.

Ben Caspit, “F-35 offers Israel ‘entire Middle East’ from the cockpit,” Al-Monitor, August 30, 2017.

Udi Dekel, Gabi Siboni, and Omer Einav (editors), “The Quiet Decade: In the Aftermath of the Second Lebanon War, 2006-2016,” INSS, August 2017.

Ben Dror Yemini. “Turning a blind eye to extreme Right or Left anti-Semitism,” Y-Net News, August 22, 2017,,7340,L-5006503,00.html

Mark Dubowitz and Mike Gallagher, “Averting a Third Lebanon War,” Wall Street Journal, August 1, 2017.

Economist Staff, “Israel has a gas conundrum,” Economist, August 17, 2017.

Dan Feferman and Shmuel Rosner, “Putting the Kotel Decision in Context –Implications and Steps Forward,” The Jewish People Policy Institute,” August 24, 2017.

Caroline Glick, “The Strategic Case for Kurdistan,” Jerusalem Post, August 31, 2017.

Major Gen Gershon Hacohen, “Why National Leaders Go Against Expert Advice (Temple Mount),” The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, August 24, 2017.

Haisam Hassanein, “A Beauty Queen Helps Israel’s Egyptian Community Find Its Voice,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 16, 2017.

Michal Hatuel-Radoshitzky, “Seven Memorable “Guterres Moments” for Israel during the UN Secretary-General’s First Seven Months,” INSS, August 27, 2017.

Efraim Inbar, “Where is the Middle East Headed,” Israel Hayom, August 24, 2017.

Israel 21c Staff, “Israel to become major exporter of medical cannabis,” August 15, 2017.

Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi, “Iran Does not Need a Land Route to the Mediterranean,” Middle East Forum, August 22, 2017.

Jewish Telegraph Agency, “She [Miriam Bailin]Pioneered First Aid in Israel, Now She’s Helping Houston,” Jerusalem Post, August 31, 2017.

Mehdi Khalaj, “Rouhani’s Road Already Taken,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 16, 2017.

P. R. Kumaraswamy, “India’s New Crush on Israel,” Tablet, August 14, 2017.

Yossi Kuperwasser, “Why Israel Is Concerned About American-Russian Understandings on Syria,” August 22, 2017.

Dr. Spyridon N. Litsas, “Erdoğan’s Turkey: A Step Closer to the Orient,” BESA Center, August 20, 2017.

F.M. Loewenberg, “Is the Western Wall Judaism’s Holiest Site,” Middle East Quarterly
Fall 2017.

Ariane Mandell, “Regina Spektor Serenades Israel, Shuns ‘F*cking Nazis,’” Jerusalem Post, August 20, 2017.

Ambassador Arye Mekel, “The New US “Peace Team”: A Test of Will,” BESA Center, August 21, 2017.

Marc Neugroschel, “Divorcing music from anti-Semitism, Israeli soprano takes on taboo at Wagner fest,” Times of Israel, August 2, 2017.

Fiamma Nirenstein (ed.), “Lessons from Israel’s Response to Terrorism,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, June-July 2017.

Ghaith al-Omari and Grant Rumley, “Is War in Gaza Unavoidable?” Foreign Affairs, August 22, 2017.

Smadar Perry, “Israel’s Closed Embassies in Cairo and Amman,” Ynet News, August 13, 2017.,7340,L-5002347,00.html

Paul R. Pillar, “Netanyahu’s Priorities and US Responses,” The National Interest, August 19,  2017.

Yohanan Plessner. “There is Still Hope for Knesset Reform,” Israel Democracy InstituteAugust 2017.

Elai Rettig and Yotam Rosner, “Europe’s Challenges Open the Market for Israel’s Arms Industry,” INSS, August 21, 2017.

Dennis Ross, “President Trump’s Syria Conundrum,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy,  Reprinted from Asharq al-Awsat, August 14, 2017.

Natan Sachs, “Benjamin Netanyahu and the politics of grievance,” Brookings, August 22, 2017.

Abdel-Moneim Said, “100 Years after Balfour,” Al-Ahram Weekly, August 17-23, 2017.

Uri Savir, “Will Jordan, Palestinians form confederation?” Al-Monitor, August 27, 2017.

Abdullah Sawalha, “Why Israel Should Listen to Jordan on the Temple Mount,” Fikra Forum, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 11, 2017.

David Schenker, “Killings Fray Jordan-Israel Ties,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 23, 2017.

Assaf Shapira, “The Yisrael Beiteinu-Likud Split: Background and Consequences,” Israel Democracy Institute, July 13, 2017.

Jonathan Spyer, “And the Winner in Syria is Iran…” The Jersusalem Post, August 26, 2017.

Tazpit News Agency, “Birthright Program Matches Israeli, Foreign 20-Somethings for Business Fellowship,” Jewish Press, August 10, 2017.

Joshua Teitelbaum, “Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People: From the San Remo Conference (1920) to the Netanyahu – Abbas Talks,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, September-October 2010.

Neville Teller, “China looks toward the Middle East,” Jerusalem Post, August 4, 2017. Staff, “Israel Announces Airlift of Six Tons of Food for Drought-Stricken South Sudan,” Tower, August 28, 2017.

Ofir Winter and Meirav Malter, “Egypt’s Challenging Shift from Counterterrorism to Counterinsurgency in the Sinai,” INSS, August 24, 2017.

Amos Yadlin and Gilead Sher, “The Disengagement, Twelve Years On: Implications, Lessons, and an Eye toward the Future,” INSS, August 6, 2017.

Roie Yellinek, “Is China Intervening in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?” BESA Center, August 13, 2017.