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

Adam Abrams, “Israeli Economy Flexes its Muscle: Shekel Deemed World’s 2nd-Strongest Currency,” Algemeiner, November 15, 2017.

Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi, “The U.S. Must Rethink its Yemen Policy,” Middle East Forum, November 24, 2017.

Muriel Asseburg, “The Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation Agreement of October 2017,” Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik Berlin, November 2017.

Michael Barak, “The Demise of Islamism in Egypt? – The Dissolution of al-Gamaʿa al-Islamiyya’s ‘Building and Development’ Party,” Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, November 17, 2017.ʿa-al-islamiyya’s-building-and-development-party  

Ron Ben Yishai, “The real Iranian threat on Israel’s northern borders,” Y-Net News, November 16, 2017.,7340,L-5043700,00.html

Howard Blum, “What Trump Really Told Kislyak After Comey was Canned [Israeli sources compromised?,]” Vanity Fair, November 22, 2017.

Yohanan Branski, “Integrating without Changing: Military Service as a Catalyst for Haredi Integration in Israeli Society,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, October 31, 2017.

Ben Brantley, “Review: ‘The Band’s Visit’ is a Ravishing Musical that Whispers with Romance,” New York Times, November 9, 2017.

Richard L. Cravatts, “Normalizing Anti-Semitism on Campus,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, November 12, 2017.

Udi Dekel and Zvi Magen, “Israel’s Red Lines on Iran’s Foothold in Syria,” INSS, November 22, 2017.

James M. Dorsey, “As Saudi Arabia Reels, the Middle East will Only Get Worse,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, November 10, 2017.

Meir Elran, Muhammaed Abu Nasra, Eran Yashiv, Morsi Abu Moche, “Two Years into the Five-Year Plan for Economic Development of the Arabs in Israel,” INSS, November 23, 2017.

Oded Eran, “Will Changes in Riyadh lead to new era in Israel-Saudi relations,” Ynet News, November 10, 2017.,7340,L-5040673,00.html

Sarah Feuer (ed.), Beyond Islamists and Autocrats Prospects for Political Reform Post Arab Spring, a compiled series, introduction with chapters Overview, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Bahrain, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Libya, Palestinians, Syria , Kuwait, and Conclusion. Washington Institute for Near East Policy, November 2017.

Alex Fishman, “Why Russia must take Israel’s interests into account [in Syria],” Ynet News, November 22, 2017.,7340,L-5046414,00.html

Yaron Friedman, “Why is Saudi Arabia so determined to destroy Hezbollah,” Ynet News, November 12, 2017.,7340,L-5041615,00.html

Yaron Friedman, “Iranian military force taking shape right under Israel’s nose,” Ynet News, November 14, 2017.,7340,L-5042133,00.html

Hanin Ghaddar, “Lebanon’s Prime Minister Resigns: What Next? Washington Institute for Near East Policy, November 6, 2017.

Jessica Halfin, “Jewish Israeli songster cuts first album-all in Arabic,” Israel 21C, November 23, 2017.

Simon Henderson, “How the War in Yemen Explains the Future of Saudi Arabia,” The Atlantic, November 8, 2017.

Tamar Herman, “IDF Report Card – The Israelis Still believe that the IDF should be the People’s Army and Want Ultra-orthodox People to Enlist,” Israel Democracy Institute, November 8, 2017.

Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi, “Should the U.S. Military Stay in Syria after ISIS?” Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2017.

Alex Joffe, “Palestinians and Internationalization: Means and Ends,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, November 26, 2017.

Efraim Karsh, “Arabs and Turks Welcomed the Balfour Declaration,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, November 8, 2017.

Mordechai Kedar, “The Ten Commandments for Israeli negotiations with Saudi Arabia,” Arutz Sheva, November 20, 2017.

Isabel Kershner, “Sabbath Railway Work in Israel Shakes Netanyahu’s Coalition,” New York Times, November 26, 2017.

Hilal Khashan, “For Saudi Arabia, All Politics Is Local,” Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2017.

Rachel Khong, “Why Modern Israeli Food is America’s New Favorite Cuisine,” Thrillist, November 6, 2017.

Martin Kramer, “Who Saved Israel in 1947? [Stalin],” Mosaic, November 2017.

Martin Kramer, “Why the 1947 UN Partition Resolution Must Be Celebrated,” Mosaic, November 2017.

Yaakov Lappin, “With Iran on Its Doorstep, Israel Quietly Readies Game-Changing Air Power, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, November 21, 2017.

Eran Lerman, “Israeli Sovereignty in Jerusalem as a Key to Regional Stability,” The Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, October 31, 2017.

David Makovsky, “When International Guarantees Utterly Failed,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 4, 2017.

Ahmad Majidyar, “After ISIS, Fatemiyoun Vows to Fight with “Axis of Resistance” to Destroy Israel,” Middle East Institute, November 22, 2017.

David Makovsky and Dennis Ross, “Toward A New Paradigm for Addressing The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, January 2017.

Thomas R. McCabe, “Are Returning Jihadists a Major Threat? Jihad in the West,” Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2017.

Obi Michael, Omer Dostri, “Destroying the Tunnel: Preserving Deterrence while Preventing Escalatation,” INSS, November 9, 2017.

Michał Prawdzik, “The Iran – Russia Nexus Development of Bilateral Relations (2012-2017),” Deutsches Orient Institut, April 2017.

Paul Rivlin, “The Saudi Sheikh Up,” Moshe Dayan Center, November 27, 2017.

Arik Rudnitzky, “The Palestinian Arabs in Israel: Reconceptualizing the Past,” Moshe Dayan Center, October 30, 2017.

Arik Rudnitzky, “The National Stream and the Jewish State: A Picture of the Current Situation (with Israel’s Arab population),” Moshe Dayan Center, October 15, 2017.

Abdel-Moneim Said, “Realities on the Ground (two states will come),” Al-Ahram Weekly, October 26-November 1, 2017.

Liza Schoenfein, “In Search of Israeli Cuisine? Now You Can Find it on Netflix,” Forward, November 1, 2017.

Wolfgang G. Schwanitz, “The “Ottoman Balfour Declaration” “A Jewish National Home,” 100 Years On,” Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2017.

Eldad Shavit and Yoel Guzansky, “The Hariri Resignation:  Lebanon in the Shadow of the Saudi-Iranian Conflict, INSS, November 6, 2017.

Shoshanna Solomon, “Israel paves way to boost energy ties to Africa,” Times of Israel, November 28, 2017.

Eli Sperling, “[Israeli] Music Showcase Highlights Jewish Cultural Traditions,” Atlanta Jewish Times, November 28, 2017.

Jonathan Spyer, “Tehran is Winning the War for Control of the Middle East,” Foreign Policy, November 21, 2017.

Sheetal Srivastava, “Israeli technology to transform Indian agriculture,” Economic Times, November 22, 2017.

Ken Stein, “Sadat’s Leadership Included the Jerusalem Visit,” Times of Israel, November 21, 2017.

Timeout Staff, “Five questions with Ethiopian-Israeli musician Abae Barihun,” Timeout, November 21, 2017.

Dr. George N. Tzogopoulos, “AFD: A New Hurdle in the German-Israeli Relationship?” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, November 28, 2017.

Moshe Ya’alon, “United States Policy in the Middle East: The Need for a Grand Strategy,” INSS, November 28, 2017.

Amos Yadlin, Yoel Guzansky, “Saudi Arabia in an Accelerated and Risky Process of Transformation,” INSS, November 14, 2017.