June 5, 2019

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

Meirav Arlosoroff, “Shabbat Costs Israel Billions of Dollars Every Year,” Haaretz, May 16, 2019. https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-how-keeping-shabbat-costs-israel-tens-of-billions-of-shekels-every-year-1.7242501

Shay Atias, “The Barring of Eurovision from Jerusalem Is a Win for the BDS Movement,” BESA Center, May 14, 2019. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/barring-eurovision-jerusalem-win-for-bds/

Naama Barak, “South Koreans are flocking to Israel for Bible study… why?” Isreal21c, May 26, 2019. https://www.israel21c.org/south-koreans-are-flocking-to-israel-for-bible-study-why/  

Barukh Binah, “US Policies toward Israel and the Middle East,” MITVIM, May 2019. http://mitvim.org.il/images/US_Policies_towards_Israel_and_the_Middle_East_April_2019.pdf

Brian Blum, “Openness to new tech makes Israeli biotech a leader, says Philips exec,” Isreal21c, May 6, 2019. https://www.israel21c.org/philips-executive-explains-why-israel-is-tops-in-biotech/

Lee Cahaner, “The Ultra-Orthodox Community on the Conservatism-Modernism Spectrum,” Israel Democracy Institute, May 31, 2019. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/26911

Center for Israel Education, “June 1967 War theme page: a collection of multimedia resources and primary source documents,” Israeled.org,https://israeled.org/themes/june-1967-war/

Amichai Cohen, “Israel’s New Elections Are the Latest Symptom of an Assault on Its Institutions,” Israel Democracy Institute, May 31, 2019. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/26922

Mohammad Darawshe, “To Close the Rifts, Leadership is Needed,” Dayan Center, May 20, 2019. https://dayan.org/content/close-rifts-leadership-needed

Steven Davidson, “In A-Wa’s New Yemenite-Israeli Hip Hop Album, Home Is Not A Place — It’s A Feeling,” Forward, May 31, 2019. https://forward.com/life/425082/in-a-was-new-yemenite-israeli-hip-hop-album-home-is-not-a-place-its-a/

Udi Dekel and Carmit Valensi, “Russia and Iran: Is the Syrian Honeymoon Over?” INSS, May 27, 2019. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/russia-iran-syrian-honeymoon/?offset=1&posts=2187

Gadi Eizenkot, “Israeli Security Today: Facing Multiple Challenges on Multiple Fronts,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 17, 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/israeli-security-today-facing-multiple-challenges-on-multiple-fronts

Oded Eran, “Concerns for Jordan’s Stability,” INSS, May 21, 2019. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/concerns-for-jordans-stability/

Josef Federman, “Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic,” Seattle Times, May 22, 2019. https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/tough-act-to-follow-young-maestro-leads-israel-philharmonic/ 

Shanna Fuld, “Cuisine to Die for, Tel Aviv Combines Food Fair with Eurovision Events,” Jerusalem Post, May 17, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Cuisine-to-die-for-Tel-Aviv-combines-food-fair-with-Eurovision-events-589968 

Manfred Gerstenfeld, “Anti-Semitic Cartoons in the Anti-Israel Media,” BESA Center, May 24, 2019. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/antisemitic-cartoons-media/

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen , “The Meaning of ‘Mamlachtiut,’” BESA Center, May 26, 2019. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/mamlachtiut/ 

Tamar Hermann and Or Anabi, “How Jewish Israelis Feel Towards Non-Jews and the Current Conversion Process – Shavuot Survey,” Israel Democracy Institute, June 4, 2019. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/26926

Efraim Inbar, “No reason to fear PA economic collapse,” Jerusalem Post, May 2, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/No-reason-to-fear-PA-economic-collapse-588565

ISRAEL21c Staff, “Israel, US science academies sign cooperation agreement,” Isreal21c, May 7, 2019. https://www.israel21c.org/israel-us-science-academies-sign-cooperation-agreement/

Alex Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky, “A Memo to Jared,” BESA Center, May 12, 2019.  https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/jared-kushner-palestinians-policy/

Debra Kamin, “Israel’s Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean,” Wall Street Journal, May 14, 2019. https://www.wsj.com/articles/israels-best-kept-secret-this-food-city-on-the-mediterranean-11557850111

Yaakov Katz, “Israel Destroyed Syria’s Nuclear Potential. What Would The World Look Like Now If They Hadn’t?” Newsweek, May 26, 2019. https://www.newsweek.com/2019/06/07/israel-destroyed-syria-nuclear-reactor-1433940.html

Jared Kushner and Robert Satloff, “Inside the Trump Administration’s Middle East Peace Effort: A Conversation With Jared Kushner,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 2, 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/inside-the-trump-administrations-middle-east-peace-effort-a-conversation-wi

Yaakov Lappin, “Egypt and Iran Vie for Influence in Gaza,” BESA Center, May 7, 2019. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/egypt-iran-influence-gaza/

David Makovsky, “Israel’s Election Redo: Implications for the Trump Peace Plan,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 31, 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/israels-election-redo-implications-for-the-trump-peace-plan

Orna Mizrahi and Yoram Schweitzer, “Does Hezbollah Want a War with Israel Now?” INSS, May 23, 2019 https://www.inss.org.il/publication/hezbollah-want-war-israel-now/?offset=2&posts=2187

Roisin O’Connor, “Israeli heavy metal band Orphaned Land: ‘The boycott is a great excuse for antisemites to jump on board,'” IndependentUK,May 18, 2019. https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/orphaned-land-band-israel-palestine-boycott-eurovision-tel-aviv-music-a8919746.html

Arik Rudnitzky, “Arab Voting in the 21st Knesset Elections,” Moshe Dayan Center, May 20, 2019. https://dayan.org/content/arab-voting-21st-knesset-elections

Paul Salem, “Thinking Arab Futures Drivers, scenarios, and strategic choices for an improved Arab World,” The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, May 2019. https://www.thecairoreview.com/essays/thinking-arab-futures/

Robert Satloff, “Jared Kushner’s Peace Plan Would Be a Disaster,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 10, 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/jared-kushners-peace-plan-would-be-a-disaster

Jonathan Schanzer, “The Gaza Conundrum: Israel has many options, none good,” Commentary, May 2019. https://www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/the-gaza-conundrum/

Pnina Shavit Baruch, “The Proposed Changes to Judicial Oversight of Government Powers: Justified Measures or an Erosion of Democracy?” INSS, May 19, 2019.  https://www.inss.org.il/publication/proposed-changes-judicial-oversight-government-powers-justified-measures-erosion-democracy/?offset=5&posts=2187

Joel Singer, “Trump’s Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty in the Golan Heights and Netanyahu’s Promise to Annex the Jewish Settlements in the West Bank – Poison Pills to Middle East Peace,” JoelSinger.com,May 19, 2019. https://www.joelsinger.org/trumps-recognition-of-israeli-sovereignty-in-the-golan-heights-and-netanyahus-promise-to-annex-the-jewish-settlements-in-the-west-bank-poison-pills-to-middle-east-peace/

Jonathan Spyer, “Iranian Missiles in the Iraqi Desert,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, May 20, 2019. https://jiss.org.il/en/spyer-iranian-missiles-in-the-iraqi-desert/

Jessica Steinberg, “This year’s Israel Festival dares audiences to challenge artistic boundaries,” Times of Israel, May 27, 2019. https://www.timesofisrael.com/this-years-israel-festival-dares-audiences-to-challenge-artistic-boundaries/

Ryan Torok, “Israeli Culture, Food and Music Celebrated at Israel Festival,” Jewish Journal, May 15, 2019. https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/community/298648/israeli-culture-food-and-music-at-celebrate-israel-festival/

Eyal Tsir Cohen, “What we can learn from yet another round of conflict in Gaza,” Brookings Institute, May 16, 2019. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2019/05/16/what-we-can-learn-from-yet-another-round-of-conflict-in-gaza/

Amos Yadlin, “Paying for calm on the Gaza front, cannot be our policy,” Ynet News, May 11, 2019. https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5506434,00.html

Ben-Dror Yemini, “Liberman is blackmailing Netanyahu for the future of Israel,” Ynet News, May 28, 2019. https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5516775,00.html