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

Anna Ahronheim, “American Students go back to School with Israeli Bulletproof Backpacks,” August 29, 2018.  

Amiram Barkat, “Israel’s economy grew at just 2% in Q2,” Globes, August 16, 2018.

Tal Becker, “The Claim for Recognition of Israel as a Jewish State,”Washington Institute for Near East Policy, February 2011.

Maj. Nadav Ben-Hour, IDF and Michael Eisenstadt, “The Great Middle Eastern War of 2019,”Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 29, 2018.

Hannah Brown, “Haifa International Film Festival Also Gets in on the Act,” Jerusalem Post, August 15, 2018.

Yitzhak Degani, “The Assad Regime Returns to the Golan,”  Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, August 15, 2018,

Michael de la Merced, “PepsiCo to Buy [Israeli Company] SodaStream for $3.2 Billion, in Push for Healthier Options,” New York Times, August 20, 2018.

Giora Eiland, “What do the three players [Israel, Egypt, & Hamas] stand to gain from the Gaza ceasefire deal?” Ynet News, August 19, 2018.,7340,L-5331489,00.html

Caleb Esrig, “Jordan’s Economy at a Crossroads: Part 2,” Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies,August 2018.’s-economy-crossroads-part-2

Shmuel Evan, “Israel’s Credit Rating and National Security,” INSS, August 24, 2018.  

Doron Feldman, “The US 2018 Midterms and 2020 Presidential Election: Implications for Israel,” BESA Center, August 20, 2018.

Oliver Franklin-Wallace, “The hottest startups in Tel Aviv,” Wired, August 30, 2018.

Yaron Friedman, “The Parallel Universe of Hassan Nasrallah” Y-Net. August 30, 2018.,7340,L-5338317,00.html

Hillel Frisch, “The Gulf States: The Weak Link in Sanctions on Iran,”BESA Center, August 13, 2018.

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, “The Israel-Hamas Deal: Escape from Oslo,” BESA Center, August 28, 2018.   

Michal Hatuel-Radoshitzky, “US-Israel Bilateral Relations and Recent Developments in the UN,”INSS, August 24, 2018.

David Hazony, “Israeli Identity and the Future of American Jewry,” The Tower, June-July 2017.

Abigail Klein-Leichman, “Israeli tech incubator partners with South Korean VC funds,” Israel21c,August 6, 2018.

Julia Knobloch, “German Girls and Israeli Heartthrobs: ‘Eskimo Limon’ Turns 40,” Tablet Magazine, August 08, 2018.

David Makovsky and Ghaith al-Omari, “Arab Leaders Need to Step Up to Avert War in Gaza,” Wall Street Journal, August 6, 2018.

Asaf Malchi, “Israel’s wealthiest are abandoning IDF combat units,”The Israel Democracy Institute, August 01, 2018.

Stephen Marshal, “The Israeli job market is growing rapidly – career guidance,” Times of Israel, September 4, 2018.

Doron Matza, Meir Elran, Khader Sawaed and Ephraim Lavie, “The Arab Society in Israel and the Nation State Law,”INSS, August 24, 2018.

Amir Mizroch, “Something Big Is Cooking In Israel’s Food Tech Kitchen,” Forbes, September 3, 2018.

Yohanan Plesner, “Strengthening Jewish Peoplehood in The Diaspora – But Not in Israel,” Israel Democracy Institute, August 7, 2018,

James Phillips, “Iran’s Economy Can’t be Shielded from US Sanctions,” National Interest, August 16. 2018,

David Pollock, “Seeing Saudi Changes Up Close: A Week’s Worth of Surprises,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 13, 2018.

Dennis Ross, “Iran Is Throwing a Tantrum but Wants a Deal,”Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 15, 2018.

Armin Rozen, “Israel’s Top Military Strategist Talks War and Peace,” Tablet Magazine, August 12, 2018.

Dr. Assaf Shapira, Avital Fridman and Shahaf Zamir, “Parliamentary Work Index for Israel’s Political Parties,” The Israel Democracy Institute, August 15, 2018.  

Adi Schwartz, “Is a Historic Decision on UNRWA Imminent?” BESA Center, August 29, 2018.

Joel Singer, “Twenty-five years since Oslo: an insider’s account,” Fathom Journal, August 2018.   

Amy Spiro, “Israeli Cuisine Continues to Conquer the Globe,”Jerusalem Post, August 28, 2018.

Times of Israel Staff, “Israel to boost security budget by hundreds of millions of dollars,” Times of Israel, August 16, 2018.

The Tower Staff, “Israeli Finance Minister Looks to Improve West Bank Economy as PA Rejects Peace Overtures,” The Tower,August 23, 2018.

Yohanan Tzoreff, “The PLO Central Council Meeting and Efforts toward an Arrangement in Gaza: Two Sides of the Same Coin,” INSS, August 27, 2018.

Mark Venables, “Israel Eyeing the Oil And Gas Prize For Its Technology Cluster,” Forbes, August 30, 2018

Emily Zemler, “Lana Del Rey Defends Israel Performance: ‘Music Is Universal,’” Rolling Stone, August 20, 2018.

Niri Zilber, “Trump Wants to Help Israel by Cutting Aid to Palestinians. Why Are Some Israelis Worried?” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, August 29, 2018.