Assembled by Ken Stein and Eli Sperling
Emory University and Center for Israel Education
[email protected] or [email protected]

Major General (res.) Yaacov Amidror, “The Withdrawal of the US from Syria in Broad Perspective,” JISS, December 26, 2018. https://jiss.org.il/en/amidror-the-withdrawal-of-the-us-from-syria-in-broad-perspective/

Hady Amr, Ilan Goldenberg, Kevin Huggard, and Natan Sachs, “Ending Gaza’s perpetual crisis: A new U.S. approach,” Brookings Institute, December 2018. https://www.brookings.edu/research/ending-gazas-perpetual-crisis-a-new-u-s-approach/

Tony Badran, “The Curtain Is Falling on Bibi’s Lebanese Belly Dance,” Tablet, December 13, 2018. https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/277051/netanyahu-lebanon-hezbollah

Dany Bahar, “Migrants and the Startup Nation: Addressing Israel’s Growing Demand for Skills by Increasing the Country’s Role in the Developing World,” Brookings Institute, December 2018. https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/FP_20181221_israel_developing_world1.pdf

Amb. (Ret.) Barukh Binah, “US Policies towards Israel and the Middle East,” MITVIM, December 2018. http://mitvim.org.il/images/US_Policies_towards_Israel_and_the_Middle_East_-_November_2018.pdf

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, “Nick Cave: cultural boycott of Israel is ‘cowardly and shameful,'” The Guardian, December 11, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/dec/11/nick-cave-cultural-boycott-israel-brian-eno 

Nicky Blackburn and Abigail Klein Leichman, “35 ways Israel inspired the world in 2018,” Israel21c, December 26, 2018. https://www.israel21c.org/35-ways-israel-inspired-the-world-in-2018/

Brian Blum, “The 15 biggest acquisitions in Israeli history,” Israel21c, December 27, 2018. https://www.israel21c.org/the-15-biggest-acquisitions-in-israeli-history/

Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak, “Turkey at the Eastern Mediterranean Crossroads,” JISS, December 12, 2018. https://jiss.org.il/en/yanarocak-turkey-at-the-eastern-mediterranean-crossroads/

Mike Desimone, “Israel: New World Wines with a Bordeaux Connection,” Wine Enthusiast, December 2018. https://www.winemag.com/2018/10/04/israel-new-world-wines-bordeaux-connection/

Ofir Dror, “Israeli Edtech Companies Inspired by Recent China-Israel Deal,” Calcalist, December 9, 2018. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3751620,00.html

Joanna Dyduch, “The Visegrád Group’s Policy towards Israel: Common Values and Interests as a Catalyst for Cooperation,” SWP Berlin, December 2018. https://www.swp-berlin.org/en/publication/the-visegrad-groups-policy-towards-israel/

Alon Einhorn, “21.2% of Israeli Population Lives Below the Poverty Line – New Report,” Jerusalem Post, December 31, 2018. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/212-percent-of-Israeli-population-lives-below-the-poverty-line-new-report-575883

Brandon Friedman, “Saudi Arabia: A Future Interrupted,” Moshe Dayan Center, December 18, 2018. https://dayan.org/content/saudi-arabia-future-interrupted

Shuki Friedman, “Two Democracies for Two Peoples,” Israel Democracy Institute, December 12, 2018. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/25271

Caroline Glick, “Why Should Israelis Vote if their Vote is Meaningless?” Jerusalem Post, December 27, 2018. https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Column-One-Do-election-results-matter-in-Israel-575663

Shalom Goldman, “David Ben-Gurion Asks 51 Jewish Scholars: ‘Who Is a Jew?’ Tablet, November 30, 2018. https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/275873/david-ben-gurion-who-is-a-jew   

Haaretz Staff, “Natalie Portman Eulogizes Amos Oz: ‘My Heart Is Broken,'” Haaretz, December 30, 2018. https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/natalie-portman-eulogizes-amos-oz-my-heart-is-broken-1.6789649

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, “Lebanon’s Strategic Symbiosis,” BESA Center, December 10, 2018. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/lebanons-strategic-symbiosis/

Jessica Haflin, “Best cookbooks for Israeli food,” Israel21c, December 4, 2018.  https://www.israel21c.org/make-gift-giving-easy-with-these-12-tasty-cookbooks-from-israel/

Eytan Halon, “Israeli Food-tech Start-up Produces World’s First ‘cell-grown’ Steak,” Jerusalem Post, December 13, 2018. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israeli-food-tech-start-up-produces-worlds-first-cell-grown-steak-574260

Prof. Tamar Hermann, Ella Heller, Or Anabi, Fadi Omar, “The Israeli Democracy Index 2018,” Israel Democracy Institute, December 2018. https://en.idi.org.il/publications/25031

Yaakov Katz, “Elections Will Be Greatest Test of Netanyahu’s Career,” Jerusalem Post, December 28, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Editors-Notes-The-real-reason-Israel-is-going-to-elections-575664

Joshua Krasna, “Israel and the Gulf States: Some Things Change, Some Stay the Same,” JISS, November 29, 2018. https://jiss.org.il/en/krasna-israel-and-the-gulf-states-some-things-change-some-stay-the-same/

Anat Kurz, Kobi Michael, Gabi Siboni, “Six Days, Fifty Years: The June 1967 War and its Aftermath,” INSS, November 2018. www.inss.org.il/publication/six-days-fifty-years/

Francis Lam, “Exploring the soul of Israeli food with chef Michael Solomonov,” The Splendid Table, December 28, 2018.  https://www.splendidtable.org/story/exploring-the-soul-of-israeli-food-with-chef-michael-solomonov

Kobi Michael and Udi Dekel, “The Escalation in the West Bank: The Need for a Change in Israeli Strategy and Policy,” INSS, December 18, 2018. www.inss.org.il/publication/escalation-west-bank-need-change-israeli-strategy-policy/

Fiamma Nirenstein, “Mission Impossible? Repairing the Ties between Europe and Israel,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, December 2018. http://jcpa.org/mission-impossible-repairing-the-ties-between-europe-and-israel/

Emanuele Otteolenghi and Jose Luis Stein, “Trump Should Cut Hezbollah’s Lifeline in the Americas,” Foundation for Defense of Democracies, December 13, 2018. https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2018/12/13/trump-should-cut-hezbollahs-lifeline-in-the-americas/

Adi Pick, “Supporting Arab Entrepreneurs Is Vital for Israeli Economy, Says Innovation Authority Chief,” Calcalist, December 11, 2018.  https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3751844,00.html

Maxim Reider, “For the Love of [Classical] Music,” Jerusalem Post, December 19, 2018. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/For-the-love-of-music-574823

Arik Rudnitzky, “The 2018 Municipal Elections in Arab Localities: an Overview,” Moshe Dayan Center, December 10, 2018. https://dayan.org/content/2018-municipal-elections-arab-localities-overview

Eldad Shavit and Udi Dekel, “The United States Decision to Withdraw Forces from Syria: Significance for Israel,” INSS, December 24, 2018. www.inss.org.il/publication/united-states-decision-withdraw-forces-syria-significance-israel/

Jessica Steinberg, “In first, Andalusian Orchestra Ashdod performs in Morocco,” Times of Israel, December 26, 2018. https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-first-andalusian-orchestra-ashdod-performs-in-morocco/

Dana Stroul and Soner Cagaptay, “As Washington Prepares to Withdraw from Syria, Turkey Is Set to Invade,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, December 19, 2018.  https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/as-washington-prepares-to-withdraw-from-syria-turkey-is-set-to-invade

Times of Israel Staff, “New Bank of Israel governor installed amid economic turmoil,” Times of Israel, December 24, 2018. https://www.timesofisrael.com/new-bank-of-israel-governor-installed-amid-economic-turmoil/

Vox Tablet, “Amos Oz Still Dreams of Life on the Kibbutz,” Tablet, September 23, 2013. https://www.tabletmag.com/podcasts/145655/amos-oz-interview