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

Anna Ahronheim, “Russian Supply of S-300 Systems to Syria Major Threat to IAF,” Jerusalem Post, April 15, 2018. 

Shehab al-Makahleh, “Jordan Between Regional Threats and Internal Pressures: The Economic Key,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 11, 2018.

Shimon Arad, “Israel and United States Military Assistance to Egypt,” INSS, April 29, 2018.

Amiram Barkat, “OECD Exposes a Bipolar Israel,” Globes, March 12, 2018.

Mordechai Beck, “Classical music gets eastern spice: Israel is embracing sounds from the Arab world,” The Jewish Chronicle, April 17, 2018.

Burak Bekdil, “Erdoğan vs. the Free Press,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, April 27, 2018.

Ron Ben-Yishai, “The lessons of the Holocaust and Syria,” YNet News, April 11, 2018.,7340,L-5227509,00.html

Patrick Clawson, “Tactical Issues Surrounding a U.S. Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Agreement,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 2018.

Barry Davis, “Avital’s Bass Flow,” Jerusalem Post, April 25, 2018.

James Dorsey, “Natural Gas: An Underrated Driver of Saudi Hostility Towards Iran and Qatar,” International Policy Digest, March 28, 2018. 

Shmuel Even, “What Happened to Israel’s Policy of Ambiguity vis-à-vis Syria?” INSS, April 24, 2018.

Greer Fay Cashman, “Grapevine: Moufleta Politics,” Jerusalem Post, April 10, 2018.

Dror Feuer, “Israeli hospitals provide care to thousands of Syrians,” Globes, March 26, 2018.

Chuck Freilich and James F. Jeffrey, “Beyond ‘Mowing the Grass;’ U.S. and Israeli Strategy in the Middle East,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 24, 2018.

Hillel Frisch, “The Palestinian Way of War: The March of Return in Gaza,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, March 27, 2018.

Yitzhak Gal, “Fruit of Israeli-Jordanian peace still on the tree,” YNet News, March 30, 2018.,7340,L-5209464,00.html

Linda Gradstein, “Why Food Critics Are Obsessing Over Israeli Cuisine,” The Forward, April 18, 2018.

Michael Herzog, “Israel’s 2007 Strike on Syrian Nuclear Reactor: Lessons Learned for Iran,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 25, 2018. 

Michael Herzog, “The International De-Legitimization Campaign Against Israel: Analysis and Counter Strategy,” Jewish People Policy Institute, March 29, 2018.

House of Lords, “The Middle East: Time for New Realism,” House of Lords: Select Committee on International Relations, April 24, 2018 (conclusions, p.92).

Efraim Karsh, “How Harry Truman Crossed His Own State Department to Recognize Israel in 1948,” Mosaic, April 16, 2018.

Can Kasapoğlu, “Control of the Syrian Airspace: Russian Geopolitical Ambitions and Air Threat Assessment,” SWP Berlin, April 2018.

Martin Kramer, “The May 1948 Vote that Made the State of Israel,” Mosaic, April 2, 2018.

Lexi Leban, “10 modern Israeli films to watch on Israel’s 70th birthday,” J. The Jewish News of Northern California, April 6, 2018.

Liel Leibovitz, “The Seven Quintessentially Israeli Movies,” Tablet, April 19, 2018.

Ido Levy, “These 4 Israeli Startups Are Leading Sustainability Efforts In The Food Sector,” No Camels, April 9, 2018.

Avigdor Liberman, “Between Syria and Gaza: Urgent Challenges for Israel’s Security A Discussion with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 27, 2018.

Steve Linde, “Israeli, Polish Presidents Fail to Resolve Polish ‘Holocaust Law’ Crisis,” Jerusalem Post, April 13, 2018.

Michael Margalit, “Israel’s economy strong, gaping inequality remains,” YNet News, March 11, 2018.,7340,L-5156387,00.html

Vibha Maru, “Celebrating 70 years of Israeli Independence in Delhi,” Times of India, April 23, 2018.

Guy Plopsky, “Enhancing the IAF’s Qualitative Edge: The Air-Launched Cruise Missile Option,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, April 16, 2018.

Mauro Primavera, “Rami Makhlouf and the Syrian war economy,” Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, April 25, 2018.

Haim Ramon, “It’s Time to end policy of coexistence with Hamas,” YNet News, April 13, 2018.,7340,L-5225030,00.html

Paul Rivlin, “Syria: towards reconstruction or deconstruction?” Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, March 2018.

Margy Rochlin, “An Israeli chef rediscovers his roots, plus a recipe for shakshouka,” Los Angeles Times, April 11, 2018.

Neil Rogachevsky, “Self-Portrait (Moshe Arens) of a Zionist Statesman and Thinker,” Mosaic, March 28, 2018.

Max Schindler, “On 70th Anniversary, Israel’s Economy Growing as Some Sectors Lag Behind,” Jerusalem Post, April 20, 2018.

Penny Schwartz, “7 Treasures from the Library of Congress celebration of Leonard Bernstein,” Times of Israel, April 26, 2018.

Avi Shilon, “Ben-Gurion’s Pragmatic Approach to Borders,” Mosaic, April 23, 2018.

Phillip Smyth, “Lebanese Hezbollah’s Islamic Resistance in Syria,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 26, 2018.  

Shoshana Solomon, “From 1950s rationing to modern high-tech boom: Israel’s economic success story,” Times of Israel, April 18, 2018.

Amy Spiro, “Spotify Reveals that Israelis Love Israeli Music,” Jerusalem Post, April 15, 2018.

Rebecca Stadlen Amir, “17 Israeli songs to get your Independence Day party moving,” Israel21c, April 12, 2018.

Gil Troy, “The Continuing Promise of American Zionism,” Commentary, April 16, 2018.

Yohanan Tzoreff, “From the First Intifada to the ‘March of Return,’” INSS, April 11, 2018.

Ehud Yaari, “Bracing for an Israel-Iran Confrontation in Syria,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 30, 2018. 

Neri Zilber and Ghaith al-Omari, “State with no Army, Army with no State: Evolution of the Palestinian Authority Security Forces 1994-2018,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, March 2018.