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

Rania Said Abdalla, “Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution: The Fight for Sexual Equality,” Washington Institute for Near East Studies, December 15, 2017.

Al-Ahram Weekly Staff, “Cairo called to intervene: (editorial) Palestinian conciliation is teetering, with little progress made on lauded agreements,” Al-Ahram Weekly, November 30 – 6 December, 2017.

Abdulrahman al-Rashid, “Palestinian-Israeli Conflict and Iranian Complicity,” Al-‘Arabiya, December 9, 2017,

Noa Amouyal, “Israel’s Groundbreaking Water Technology Exported Worldwide,” Jerusalem Post, December 12, 2017.

Nastassia Arendse, “Israeli entrepreneurship, innovation and green technology (Israel and South Africa),” Moneyweb South Africa, December 6, 2017.

Raphael Arens, “UN defies Trump, rejects US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital by 128-9,” Times of Israel, December 21, 2017.

Muriel Assenberg, “Syria’s Reconstruction Scramble: In a Game Fraught with Political Risk, Europe Should Aim for Long-term Stabilization,” SWP Berlin, December 2017.

Emil Avdliani, “Iran and the New Land Corridor,” BESA Center, December 19, 2017.

Rami Aziz, “Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel…Why Wonder?” Washington Institute for Near East Studies, December 21, 2017.

Rauf Baker, “Syria’s Sunni Arabs and Israel: The War’s Silver Lining?” BESA Center, December 13, 2017.

Avinoam Bar-Yosef, “Jerusalem and the Jewish People: Unity and Division,” The Jewish People Policy Institute, Jerusalem 2017.

Nathalie Boehler, “A walk through south Tel Aviv to discover the Afro-Israeli rhythm,” i24News, December 17, 2017.

Harel Chorev-Halewa, “The Wave of Lone Wolf Attacks in Israel (Oct. 2015 – Sep. 2016) and Palestinian Social Media,” Moshe Dayan Center, December 31, 2017.–-sep-2016-and-palestinian-social-media-0

Haisam Hassanein, “Arabs Must Accept Jerusalem’s Status,” New York Daily News, December 10, 2017. Republished at

James M. Dorsey, “Transition in the Middle East: Transition to What?” BESA Center, December 13, 2017.

Itamar Eichner, “Despite PM’s foreign trips, Israel remains nearly isolated in UN,” Ynet News, December 27, 2017.,7340,L-5062106,00.html

Daniel K. Eisenbud, “Archeology in Israel as a Political Weapon,” Jerusalem Post, December 4, 2017.

Oded Eran, “The Recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel,” INSS, December 13, 2017.

Seth J. Frantzman, “Twitter War Over Israel’s Hummus ‘Cultural Genocide,’” Jerusalem Post, December 27, 2017.

Brandon Friedman, “Victory in Iraq and Syria?” Moshe Dayan Center, December 13, 2017.

Hillel Frisch, “Assessing the Islamic World’s Ho-Hum Response to Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration,” BESA Center, December 28, 2017.

Jennifer Greenburg, “Ethiopian-Israeli Singer Tells His Personal Story and that of a Culture,” Jerusalem Post, December 16, 2017.

Caroline Glick, “Trump’s great gifts to Israel and America,” Jerusalem Post, December 8, 2017.

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, “Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation: Resistance as an Expression of Faith,” BESA Center, December 5, 2017.

Azeem Ibrahim, “How Obama’s Iran policy strengthened Hezbollah,” Al-Arabiya, December 29, 2017.

Jerusalem Post Staff, “Economic Allies: The US and Israel’s Top Partnerships,” Jerusalem Post, December 16, 2017.

Debra Kamin, “Israel Government Steers Drive to Bring in Bollywood Shoots,” Variety, December 8, 2017.

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Light and water flow to rural Africa due to Israeli tech,” Israel21c, December 17, 2017.

Martin Kramer, “The Fantasy of an International Jerusalem [look back 100 years ago],” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, December 28, 2017.

Yaakov Lappin, “Iron Dome Goes Naval to Defend Gas Rigs,” BESA Center, December 20, 2017.

Yaakov Lappin, “War Prevention: A Top IDF Goal,” BESA Center, December 18, 2017.

Walter Laqueur, “The Many Lives of “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” Mosaic, December 2017.

Shalom Lipner, “5 reasons the Palestinian reaction to Trump’s Jerusalem announcement has been relatively quiet,” Brookings Institute, December 22, 2017.

Michal Navoth, “Status of Jerusalem in America’s Foreign Policy,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, October 28, 2015.

Michal Raz-Chaimovich, “Record 3.6m tourists visit Israel in 2017,” Globes, December 27, 2017.

Paul Rivlin, “What’s happening in the Oil Markets?” Moshe Dayan Center, December 25, 2017.

Arik Rudnitsky and Itamar Radai, “Citizenship, Identity and Political Participation: Measuring the Attitudes of the Arab Citizens in Israel,” Moshe Dayan Center, December 27, 2017.

Gabi Sabon and Gal Perl Finkel, “Combat Military Service: The Crisis in Motivation,” INSS, December 12, 2017.

Abdel-Moneim Said, “Arab Soft Power [reform in Arab world needed], Al-Ahram Weekly, November 30 – 6 December, 2017.

Shalom Salomon Wald, “India’s Israel Relations, the Middle East and China,” Sino-Israel Global Network and Academic Leadership, 2017.

Robert Satloff, “Mohammed bin Salman Doesn’t Want to Talk About Jerusalem, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, December 14, 2017,

Pnina Shavit Baruch and Lior Zur, “The ICC: The Flotilla Case is Closed, Settlements and Operation Protective Edge Remain under Examination,” INSS, December 17, 2017.

Shoshanna Solomon, “To stay credible as free economy, Israel must swallow Teva’s bitter pill,” Times of Israel, December 18, 2017.

Amy Spiro, “A dramatic, action packed 2018: Hollywood will be taking on at least four thrilling Mossad operations in films slated for next year,” Jerusalem Post, December 26, 2017.

Kenneth W. Stein, “Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has merit,” Center for Israel Education, December 13, 2017,

Amos Yadlin and Avner Golov, “The Need for an Israeli-American Dialogue in Light of the “America First” Strategy,” INSS, December 22, 2017.

Roie Yellnik, “Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem: The View from Beijing,” BESA Center, December 27, 2017.

Tamara Zieve, “Veganism set to Top Culinary Trends of 2018, with Israel at the Helm,” Jerusalem Post, December 26, 2017.

Raz Zimmt, “Shifting to the Right? President Rouhani Distances Himself from his Reformist Supporters,” INSS, December 26, 2017.