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

Meirav Arlosoroff, “Shabbat Costs Israel Billions of Dollars Every Year,” Haaretz, May 16, 2019.

Shay Atias, “The Barring of Eurovision from Jerusalem Is a Win for the BDS Movement,” BESA Center, May 14, 2019.

Naama Barak, “South Koreans are flocking to Israel for Bible study… why?” Isreal21c, May 26, 2019.  

Barukh Binah, “US Policies toward Israel and the Middle East,” MITVIM, May 2019.

Brian Blum, “Openness to new tech makes Israeli biotech a leader, says Philips exec,” Isreal21c, May 6, 2019.

Lee Cahaner, “The Ultra-Orthodox Community on the Conservatism-Modernism Spectrum,” Israel Democracy Institute, May 31, 2019.

Center for Israel Education, “June 1967 War theme page: a collection of multimedia resources and primary source documents,”,

Amichai Cohen, “Israel’s New Elections Are the Latest Symptom of an Assault on Its Institutions,” Israel Democracy Institute, May 31, 2019.

Mohammad Darawshe, “To Close the Rifts, Leadership is Needed,” Dayan Center, May 20, 2019.

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.

Udi Dekel and Carmit Valensi, “Russia and Iran: Is the Syrian Honeymoon Over?” INSS, May 27, 2019.

Gadi Eizenkot, “Israeli Security Today: Facing Multiple Challenges on Multiple Fronts,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 17, 2019.

Oded Eran, “Concerns for Jordan’s Stability,” INSS, May 21, 2019.

Josef Federman, “Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic,” Seattle Times, May 22, 2019. 

Shanna Fuld, “Cuisine to Die for, Tel Aviv Combines Food Fair with Eurovision Events,” Jerusalem Post, May 17, 2019. 

Manfred Gerstenfeld, “Anti-Semitic Cartoons in the Anti-Israel Media,” BESA Center, May 24, 2019.

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen , “The Meaning of ‘Mamlachtiut,’” BESA Center, May 26, 2019. 

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.

Efraim Inbar, “No reason to fear PA economic collapse,” Jerusalem Post, May 2, 2019.

ISRAEL21c Staff, “Israel, US science academies sign cooperation agreement,” Isreal21c, May 7, 2019.

Alex Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky, “A Memo to Jared,” BESA Center, May 12, 2019.

Debra Kamin, “Israel’s Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean,” Wall Street Journal, May 14, 2019.

Yaakov Katz, “Israel Destroyed Syria’s Nuclear Potential. What Would The World Look Like Now If They Hadn’t?” Newsweek, May 26, 2019.

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.

Yaakov Lappin, “Egypt and Iran Vie for Influence in Gaza,” BESA Center, May 7, 2019.

David Makovsky, “Israel’s Election Redo: Implications for the Trump Peace Plan,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 31, 2019.

Orna Mizrahi and Yoram Schweitzer, “Does Hezbollah Want a War with Israel Now?” INSS, May 23, 2019

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.

Arik Rudnitzky, “Arab Voting in the 21st Knesset Elections,” Moshe Dayan Center, May 20, 2019.

Paul Salem, “Thinking Arab Futures Drivers, scenarios, and strategic choices for an improved Arab World,” The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, May 2019.

Robert Satloff, “Jared Kushner’s Peace Plan Would Be a Disaster,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 10, 2019.

Jonathan Schanzer, “The Gaza Conundrum: Israel has many options, none good,” Commentary, May 2019.

Pnina Shavit Baruch, “The Proposed Changes to Judicial Oversight of Government Powers: Justified Measures or an Erosion of Democracy?” INSS, May 19, 2019.

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,”,May 19, 2019.

Jonathan Spyer, “Iranian Missiles in the Iraqi Desert,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, May 20, 2019.

Jessica Steinberg, “This year’s Israel Festival dares audiences to challenge artistic boundaries,” Times of Israel, May 27, 2019.

Ryan Torok, “Israeli Culture, Food and Music Celebrated at Israel Festival,” Jewish Journal, May 15, 2019.

Eyal Tsir Cohen, “What we can learn from yet another round of conflict in Gaza,” Brookings Institute, May 16, 2019.

Amos Yadlin, “Paying for calm on the Gaza front, cannot be our policy,” Ynet News, May 11, 2019.,7340,L-5506434,00.html

Ben-Dror Yemini, “Liberman is blackmailing Netanyahu for the future of Israel,” Ynet News, May 28, 2019.,7340,L-5516775,00.html