March 5, 2019


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

Michael Barak, “Civil War? The rift between Fatah and Hamas, as seen on social media,” Moshe Dayan Center, February 7, 2019. https://dayan.org/content/civil-war-rift-between-fatah-and-hamas-seen-social-media

Naama Barak, “Tel Aviv’s most unlikely nightlife hot spot,” Israel21c, February 19, 2019.  https://www.israel21c.org/tel-avivs-most-unlikely-nightlife-hot-spot/

Amiram Barkat, “Israel’s economic skies darken,” Globes, January 1, 2019. https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-israels-economic-skies-darken-1001267201

Amiram Barakat, “Jerusalem and Tel Aviv both have negative migration,” Globes, February 18, 2019. https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-jerusalem-and-tel-aviv-both-have-negative-migration-1001273709

BICOM, “Israeli Elections: Everything you need to know,” British Israel Communications and Research Center, February 15th, 2019. www.bicom.org.uk/analysis/israeli-elections-everything-you-want-and-need-to-know/

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. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/bds-prosecution-university-california/ 

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

Itai Brun, Sarah J. Feuer, Itay Haiminis, “Eight Years after the Upheaval: Alternative Approaches to Understanding the Current Middle East,” INSS, February 26, 2019. http://www.inss.org.il/publication/eight-years-upheaval-alternative-approaches-understanding-current-middle-east/?offset=0&posts=1143&type=399

Center for Israel Education, “How Israel Votes Whiteboard Video,” Center for Israel Education, February 28, 2019. https://israeled.org/how-israel-votes/

Udi Dekel, “Obstacles to Israel’s Strategic Objectives: Main Insights from the INSS 12th Annual International Conference,” INSS, February 12, 2019.  http://www.inss.org.il/publication/obstacles-israels-strategic-objectives-main-insights-inss-12th-annual-international-conference/?offset=3&posts=1140&type=399 

Shira Feder, “Mike Solomonov’s New Venture Shows Israeli Food Is More Than Falafel and Hummus,” Forward, February 7, 2019. https://forward.com/food/418860/mike-solomonovs-new-venture-shows-israeli-food-is-more-than-falafel-and/

Brandon Friedman, “The Crisis in Palestinian Politics: From National Consensus to National (Dis)Unity,” Moshe Dayan Center, February 6, 2019. https://dayan.org/content/crisis-palestinian-politics-national-consensus-national-disunity

Sophie Friedman, “L’Chaim: exploring Israel’s burgeoning wine culture,” The Bowdoin Orient, February 22, 2019. https://bowdoinorient.com/2019/02/22/lchaim-exploring-israels-burgeoning-wine-culture/

Jennifer Greenberg, “Why Women are Rocking Tel Aviv’s Electronic Music Scene,” Jerusalem Post, February 28, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Why-women-are-rocking-Tel-Avivs-electronic-music-scene-582013

Tsilla Hershco, “The “Yellow Vests” in France: Social Protest, Violence, and Antisemitism,” BESA Center, February 28, 2019. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/yellow-vests-france-antisemitism/

Nick Ismail, “Israel’s tech start-up scene: the heartbeat of the economy,” Information Age, February 19, 2019. https://www.information-age.com/israels-tech-start-up-scene-123479255/

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. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/25944

Jerusalem Center – Iran Desk, “Iran’s President Rejects Foreign Minister Zarif’s Resignation,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, February 27, 2019. http://jcpa.org/irans-president-rejects-foreign-minister-zarifs-resignation/

Alex Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky, “Americans’ Two Conceptions of Israel,” BESA Center, February 21, 2019. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/americans-conceptions-israel/

Dan Kaken, “Israel agrees to reopen economic agreements with Palestinians,” Globes, February 7, 2019. https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-israel-agrees-to-reopen-economic-agreements-with-palestinians-1001272404

Israel Kasnett, “Israelis and Palestinians unite to create economic viability,” Jewish News Syndicate, February 28, 2019. https://www.jns.org/israelis-and-palestinians-join-together-to-create-economic-viability/

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Israeli wine, art and music provides ‘cultural foreplay,’” Israel21c, February 3, 2019. https://www.israel21c.org/israeli-wine-art-and-music-provides-cultural-foreplay/

Martin Kramer, Norman Stillman, Jacob Lassner, “The Enduring Legacy of Professor Bernard Lewis,” ASMEA, November 2018. https://vimeo.com/314561631

Ori J. Lenkinski, “Israel Museum’s Dance: Dancing in the Dark,” Jerusalem Post, February 19, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israel-Museums-Dance-Dancing-in-the-dark-572302

Yaakov Lapid, “Can Israel Defeat Hamas Without Toppling It?” BESA Center, February 21, 2019. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/israel-defeat-hamas/

Ivan Levingston and Michael Arnold, “Israel’s Economy Beats Expectations on Consumer Spending,” Bloomberg, February 17, 2019. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-17/israel-s-economy-grows-3-1-in-4th-quarter-as-consumption-surges

Elior Levy, “Gaza suffers from brain drain as young professionals look for better life,” Y-Net, Jan 18, 2019. https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5446415,00.html

Lacie Levy, “Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success,” Business Facilities, February 2019. https://businessfacilities.com/2019/02/israel-innovating-way-success/

David Makovsky, “Dueling Narratives in Israel’s Election Campaign,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, February 22, 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/dueling-narratives-in-israels-election-campaign

David Makovsky, “Israel’s Battle of the ‘Benjamins’: Netanyahu vs. Gantz,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, February 11, 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/israels-battle-of-the-benjamins-netanyahu-vs.-gantz

Elhanan Miller, “The Enigmatic Benny Gantz,” Tablet Magazine, February 11, 2019. https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/280284/the-enigmatic-benny-gantz

Rachel Neiman, “Israel National Library launches free Israeli music app,” Israel21c, February 11, 2019. https://www.israel21c.org/israel-national-library-launches-free-israeli-music-app/

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. www.the-security-times.com/eu-members-will-come-policy-new-reality-syria/

Claire Polansky, “How Exporting Cannabis Will Boost Israel’s Economy,” Times of Israel, February 10, 2019. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/how-exporting-cannabis-will-boost-israels-economy/

Adi Pick, “Israel and Japan in Talks to Enter a Free Trade Agreement,” Calcaslist, January 15, 2019. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3754321,00.html

Sever Plocker, “Why do Israelis have a soft spot for generals as politicians?” Ynet News, February 7, 2019. https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,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. https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-and-the-kahanists-a-moral-compromise-that-may-ruin-his-legacy/

Paul Rivlin, “Tunisia 2019: The Success and Failures of the Arab Spring,” Moshe Dayan Center, February 28, 2019. https://dayan.org/journal/iqtisadi-middle-east-economy

Itamar Sharon, “Danube days: Hungary launches culture year in Israel with song and dance,” Times of Israel, February 20, 2019. https://www.timesofisrael.com/danube-days-hungary-launches-culture-year-in-israel-with-song-and-dance/


Eldad Shavit, “President Trump versus his Administration,” INSS Insight,February 12, 2019, http://www.inss.org.il/publication/?ptype=399

Nadav Shragai, Lenny Ben-David, “New Waqf Council Managing the Temple Mount,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, February 28, 2019. http://jcpa.org/new-waqf-council-managing-the-temple-mount/

Amy Spiro, “Band’s Visit to End Its Broadway Run,” Jerusalem Post, February 5, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Bands-Visit-to-end-its-Broadway-run-579730

Jonathan Spyer, “The Rise of Iraq’s Shia Militias: An Emergent Threat to Israel,” The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, February 20, 2019. https://jiss.org.il/en/spyer-berman-the-rise-of-iraqs-shia-militias-and-their-threat-to-israel/

Itay Stern, “Israeli Director’s Film Wins Top Prize at Berlin Festival,” Haaretz, February 16, 2019. https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/culture/.premium-israeli-director-s-film-wins-top-prize-at-berlin-festival-1.6939066

Ofir Winter, Gallia Lindenstrauss, “Beyond Energy: The Significance of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum,” INSS, February 3, 2019. www.inss.org.il/publication/beyond-energy-significance-eastern-mediterranean-gas-forum/?offset=9&posts=1143&type=399

Raz Zimmt, “The Khamenei Roadmap on the 40th Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution,” INSS, February 20, 2019. www.inss.org.il/publication/khamenei-roadmap-40th-anniversary-islamic-revolution/?offset=3&posts=1143&type=399