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

Michael Barak, “Civil War? The rift between Fatah and Hamas, as seen on social media,” Moshe Dayan Center, February 7, 2019.

Naama Barak, “Tel Aviv’s most unlikely nightlife hot spot,” Israel21c, February 19, 2019.

Amiram Barkat, “Israel’s economic skies darken,” Globes, January 1, 2019.

Amiram Barakat, “Jerusalem and Tel Aviv both have negative migration,” Globes, February 18, 2019.

BICOM, “Israeli Elections: Everything you need to know,” British Israel Communications and Research Center, February 15th, 2019.

BICOM, “The Netanyahu investigations: What next after the Attorney General’s announcement?” February 2019. file:///C:/Users/kstein/Downloads/Netanyahu-Investigations-paper%20(1).pdf

Edwin Black, “BDS Prosecution Efforts at UCLA and UCI,” BESA Center, February 5, 2019. 

Alan Boyle, “‘Big step for Israel’: SpaceX launches lunar lander along with high-flying satellites,” Geek Wire, February 21, 2019.

Itai Brun, Sarah J. Feuer, Itay Haiminis, “Eight Years after the Upheaval: Alternative Approaches to Understanding the Current Middle East,” INSS, February 26, 2019.

Center for Israel Education, “How Israel Votes Whiteboard Video,” Center for Israel Education, February 28, 2019.

Udi Dekel, “Obstacles to Israel’s Strategic Objectives: Main Insights from the INSS 12th Annual International Conference,” INSS, February 12, 2019. 

Shira Feder, “Mike Solomonov’s New Venture Shows Israeli Food Is More Than Falafel and Hummus,” Forward, February 7, 2019.

Brandon Friedman, “The Crisis in Palestinian Politics: From National Consensus to National (Dis)Unity,” Moshe Dayan Center, February 6, 2019.

Sophie Friedman, “L’Chaim: exploring Israel’s burgeoning wine culture,” The Bowdoin Orient, February 22, 2019.

Jennifer Greenberg, “Why Women are Rocking Tel Aviv’s Electronic Music Scene,” Jerusalem Post, February 28, 2019.

Tsilla Hershco, “The “Yellow Vests” in France: Social Protest, Violence, and Antisemitism,” BESA Center, February 28, 2019.

Nick Ismail, “Israel’s tech start-up scene: the heartbeat of the economy,” Information Age, February 19, 2019.

Israel Democracy Institute, “Investigation – A Guide for the Perplexed,” Israel Democracy Institute (explains various possibilities about the indictments presented to PM Netanyahu and what next), February 14, 2019.

Jerusalem Center – Iran Desk, “Iran’s President Rejects Foreign Minister Zarif’s Resignation,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, February 27, 2019.

Alex Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky, “Americans’ Two Conceptions of Israel,” BESA Center, February 21, 2019.

Dan Kaken, “Israel agrees to reopen economic agreements with Palestinians,” Globes, February 7, 2019.

Israel Kasnett, “Israelis and Palestinians unite to create economic viability,” Jewish News Syndicate, February 28, 2019.

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Israeli wine, art and music provides ‘cultural foreplay,’” Israel21c, February 3, 2019.

Martin Kramer, Norman Stillman, Jacob Lassner, “The Enduring Legacy of Professor Bernard Lewis,” ASMEA, November 2018.

Ori J. Lenkinski, “Israel Museum’s Dance: Dancing in the Dark,” Jerusalem Post, February 19, 2019.

Yaakov Lapid, “Can Israel Defeat Hamas Without Toppling It?” BESA Center, February 21, 2019.

Ivan Levingston and Michael Arnold, “Israel’s Economy Beats Expectations on Consumer Spending,” Bloomberg, February 17, 2019.

Elior Levy, “Gaza suffers from brain drain as young professionals look for better life,” Y-Net, Jan 18, 2019.,7340,L-5446415,00.html

Lacie Levy, “Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success,” Business Facilities, February 2019.

David Makovsky, “Dueling Narratives in Israel’s Election Campaign,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, February 22, 2019.

David Makovsky, “Israel’s Battle of the ‘Benjamins’: Netanyahu vs. Gantz,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, February 11, 2019.

Elhanan Miller, “The Enigmatic Benny Gantz,” Tablet Magazine, February 11, 2019.

Rachel Neiman, “Israel National Library launches free Israeli music app,” Israel21c, February 11, 2019.

Volker Perthes, “The EU and its members will have to come up with their own policy for the new reality in Syria,” The Security Times, February 2019.

Claire Polansky, “How Exporting Cannabis Will Boost Israel’s Economy,” Times of Israel, February 10, 2019.

Adi Pick, “Israel and Japan in Talks to Enter a Free Trade Agreement,” Calcaslist, January 15, 2019.,7340,L-3754321,00.html

Sever Plocker, “Why do Israelis have a soft spot for generals as politicians?” Ynet News, February 7, 2019.,7340,L-5459654,00.html

Haviv Rettig Gur, “Netanyahu and the Kahanists: A moral compromise that may ruin his legacy,” Times of Israel, February 25, 2019.

Paul Rivlin, “Tunisia 2019: The Success and Failures of the Arab Spring,” Moshe Dayan Center, February 28, 2019.

Itamar Sharon, “Danube days: Hungary launches culture year in Israel with song and dance,” Times of Israel, February 20, 2019.

Eldad Shavit, “President Trump versus his Administration,” INSS Insight,February 12, 2019,

Nadav Shragai, Lenny Ben-David, “New Waqf Council Managing the Temple Mount,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, February 28, 2019.

Amy Spiro, “Band’s Visit to End Its Broadway Run,” Jerusalem Post, February 5, 2019.

Jonathan Spyer, “The Rise of Iraq’s Shia Militias: An Emergent Threat to Israel,” The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, February 20, 2019.

Itay Stern, “Israeli Director’s Film Wins Top Prize at Berlin Festival,” Haaretz, February 16, 2019.

Ofir Winter, Gallia Lindenstrauss, “Beyond Energy: The Significance of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum,” INSS, February 3, 2019.

Raz Zimmt, “The Khamenei Roadmap on the 40th Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution,” INSS, February 20, 2019.