April 30, 2019


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

Said Affassi, “First Arab Cultural Center to open in Israel’s largest Bedouin city,” I24News, April 26, 2019. https://www.i24news.tv/en/news/israel/society/1556210665-the-first-arab-cultural-center-to-open-in-israel-s-largest-bedouin-city

Harriet Agnew and Mehul Srivastava, “Israel looks to ultraorthodox to fill tech skills shortage,” Financial Times, April 7, 2019. https://www.ft.com/content/dae642aa-5601-11e9-a3db-1fe89bedc16e

Muriel Asseburg, “The Deal of the Century for Israel-Palestine,” Stiftung fur Wissenschaft und Politik, April 20, 2019.  https://www.swp-berlin.org/en/publication/the-deal-of-the-century-for-israel-palestine/

Julia Bainbridge, “Israeli restaurants, however they’re defined, arrive in Atlanta,” Atlanta Magazine, April 25, 2019. https://www.atlantamagazine.com/dining-news/israeli-restaurants-however-theyre-defined-arrive-in-atlanta/

Naama Barak, “Tel Aviv culinary platform plates up emerging chefs,” Israel21c, April 21, 2019. https://www.israel21c.org/tel-aviv-culinary-platform-plates-up-emerging-chefs/

Yossi Beilin, “After Years of undermining judiciary, Netanyahu needs its help,” Al-Monitor, April 29, 2019. https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/04/israel-benjamin-netanyahu-justice-minister-coalition-court.html

Raphael G. Bouchik-Chen, “Trump’s Foreign Policy is Not Chaotic,” Begin-Sadat Center, April 25, 2019. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/trump-foreign-policy-chaotic/

Rachel Brenner, “Understanding Israeli Business Culture,” Times of Israel, April 30, 2019. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/understanding-israeli-business-culture/

William Cubbison, “What Do Israelis Think About the Golan Heights?” Israel Democracy Institute, March 31, 2019. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/26456

Meir Elran, Carmit Padan, “Long-Range Rocket Fire on Israel’s Depth: Lessons for Homefront Defense,” INSS, April8, 2019. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/long-range-rocket-fire-israels-depth-lessons-homefront-defense/?offset=5&posts=1165&type=399

Shai Feldman and Khalil Shikaki, “Trump’s Peace Plan: Engagement or Swift Rejection,” Middle East Brief, April 2019. https://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/404004211

Alex Fishman, “Israel should prepare for the day China will rule the Middle East,” Ynet News, April 30, 2019. https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5501134,00.html

Ambassador Avi Gil, “The Evolving World Order: Implications for Israel and the Jewish People,” Jewish people Policy Institute, April 16, 2019. http://jppi.org.il/new/en/article/evolovingworldorder/#.XMhJvy-ZNTZ

Nimrod Goren and Merav Kahana-Dagan, “The Israeli Election Results and Israel’s Foreign Policy,” MITVIM, April 2019. http://mitvim.org.il/images/The_Israeli_elections_results_and_Israels_foreign_policy_-_April_2019.pdf

Michael Gurfinkiel, “Winner in Israel Turns Out to Be New Voting Law,” New York Sun, April 14, 2019. https://www.nysun.com/foreign/winner-in-israel-turns-out-to-be-new-voting-law/90646/ 

Richard N. Haass, “The Structure of a Diplomatic Revolution,” Project Syndicate, April 18, 2019. https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/middle-east-israel-diplomatic-paradigm-shift-by-richard-n-haass-2019-04

Gershon HaCohen, “The West Bank’s Area C: Israel’s Eastern Line of Defense,” Begin-Sadat Center, April 19, 2019. https://besacenter.org/mideast-security-and-policy-studies/west-bank-area-c-israel/

Pinhas Inbari, “The Palestinian Authority’s New Prime Minister, Muhammed Shtayyeh,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, April 16, 2019. http://jcpa.org/the-palestinian-authoritys-new-prime-minister-muhammed-shtayyeh/

Ofer Kenig, “Farewell Elections, Hello Government,” Israel Democracy Institute, April 10, 2019. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/26510

Abigail Klein Leichman, “The edgy creator gallery in a Jerusalem back alley,” Israel21c, April 29, 2019. https://www.israel21c.org/the-edgy-creator-gallery-in-a-jerusalem-back-alley/

Ivan Levingston, “Bank of Israel Cuts Growth Forecast, Holds Rates Before Election,” Bloomberg, April 8, 2019. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-08/bank-of-israel-holds-rates-steady-day-before-national-elections

Martin Kramer, Alberto Fernandez, Simon Henderson, and others, “Sudden Succession Essay Series,” The Washington institute for Near East Policy, April 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/sudden-succession-essay-series 

Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, “Takin’ it to the Streets in Algeria and Morocco,” The American Interest, April 25, 2019. https://www.the-american-interest.com/2019/04/25/takin-it-to-the-streets-in-algeria-and-morocco/

Michael Milstein, “The Economic Crisis in the Palestinian Authority: Time for a Strategic Alert,” INSS, April 30, 2019. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/economic-crisis-palestinian-authority-time-strategic-alert/?offset=0&posts=1165&type=399

Abdel-Monheim Said, “The new great debate (autocracies vs liberal democracies),” al-Ahram Weekly, April 2019. http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/26926.aspx

Itamar Radai, “‘On the Deck of the Titanic:’ Arab Politics in Israel and the 2019 Elections,” Moshe Dayan Center, April 17, 2019. https://dayan.org/content/deck-titanic-arab-politics-israel-and-2019-elections

Max Reider, “‘The Passenger’ [Opera] Makes its Israel Debut,” Jerusalem Post, April 30, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/The-Passenger-makes-its-Israel-debut-588220 

Paul Rivlin, “The Oil Market Swings: Shale and Geo-politics,” Moshe Dayan Center, April 30, 2019. https://dayan.org/content/oil-market-swings-shale-and-geo-politics

Liana Saperstein, “Eden Dersso Is the Changing Face of Tel Aviv’s Hip-Hop Scene,” Vogue, April 2, 2019. https://www.vogue.com/vogueworld/article/eden-dersso-israeli-ethiopian-rapper-tel-aviv

Robert Satloff, “Trump Must Not Let Jared Kushner’s Peace Plan See the Light of Day,” The Washington institute for Near East Policy, April 10, 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/trump-must-not-let-jared-kushners-peace-plan-see-the-light-of-day

Ken Silverstein, “Israel’s Natural Gas Discoveries Are Bridging Political Divides and Are Forging Economic Ties,” Forbes, April 18, 2019. https://www.forbes.com/sites/kensilverstein/2019/04/18/israels-natural-gas-discoveries-are-bridging-political-divides-and-are-forging-economic-ties/#1b8dbd9615aa

Klara Strube, “Rare Israeli-Cultivated Desert Truffles ‘Worth More Than Uranium’ May Soon Be Widely Available,” No Camels, April 21, 2019. https://nocamels.com/2019/04/rare-israel-cultivate-desert-truffles-worth-more-than-uranium/

George N. Tzogopoulos, “A New EastMed Friendship, with US Support,” Begin-Sadat Center, April 10, 2019. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/eastmed-pipeline-us-support/

TOI Staff, “Poll: Two-thirds of Israeli Jews support unity government without Haredi parties,” Times of Israel, April 23, 2019. https://www.timesofisrael.com/poll-two-thirds-of-israelis-support-unity-government-without-haredi-parties/

Avi Waksman, “Israelis’ Economic Confidence Growing, Government Survey Finds,” Haaretz, April 11, 2019. https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/business/.premium-israelis-economic-confidence-growing-government-survey-finds-1.7109325

Ehud Yairi, “Israel’s Armistice with Hamas, Growing Tensions with Abbas,” The Washington institute for Near East Policy, April 24, 2019.  https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/israels-armistice-with-hamas-growing-tensions-with-abbas