August 5, 2019


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

Adnan Abu Amer, “How to read Hamas’ visit to Iran,” Al-Monitor, July 26, 2019. https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/07/palestine-hamas-iran-relations-visit-delegation-war-us-syria.html 

Mohammed Bani Salameh and Ayman Hayajneh, “How Jordan Can Cope the End of the Syrian Civil War,” Middle East Forum, Summer 2019. https://www.meforum.org/58683/end-syrian-civil-war-jordan 

BICOM Staff, “September 17 Israeli Elections – Everything You Need to Know,” Britain Israel Communications and Research Center, July 18, 2019. www.bicom.org.uk/analysis/september-17-israeli-elections-everything-you-need-to-know/ 

Hannah Brown, “2019 Ophir Award Nominations for Israeli Film Prizes Announced,” Jerusalem Post, July 22, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/2019-Ophir-Award-nominations-for-Israeli-film-prizes-announced-596486

Center for Israel Education, “Scholarly Introductions to The Letters and Papers of Chaim Weizmann: 1885-1952,” Center for Israel Education, July 2019. https://israeled.org/blog/weizmann-letters/ 

Dan Diker and Sander Gerber, “Lessons Learned in Bahrain,” Jerusalem Post, July 25, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Lessons-learned-in-Bahrain-596828 

Josefin Dolsten, “Elijah Cummings started a program that brings African-American teens to 

Israel,” JTA, August 1, 2019. https://www.jta.org/2019/08/01/united-states/elijah-cummings-program-brings-african-american-teens-to-israel-and-teaches-them-about-the-holocaust

Mark Dubowitz and Saeed Ghasseminejad, “New Sanctions May Deal Heavy Blow to Supreme Leader’s Business Empire,” Foundation for Defense of Democracies, July 2, 2019. https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2019/07/02/new-sanctions-may-deal-heavy-blow-to-supreme-leaders-business-empire/

Shira Efron, et al, “The Evolving Israel-China Relationship,” Rand Corporation, 2019. https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR2641.html 

Karen Elliott House, “Profile of a Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, Promise and Peril in Mohammed Bin Salman’s Vision 2030,” Belfer Center, April 2019. https://www.belfercenter.org/sites/default/files/2019-04/KEH2019/ProfileofaPrince.pdf 

Jonathan Frenkel, “The Israeli startups taking NYC property-tech by storm,” Israel21c, July 21, 2019. https://www.israel21c.org/the-israeli-startups-taking-nyc-property-tech-by-storm/ 

Marcus M. Gilban, “Brazilian-Israeli kids’ music video celebrates roots in 2 countries,” Times of Israel, July 25, 2019. https://www.timesofisrael.com/brazilian-israeli-kids-music-video-celebrates-roots-in-2-countries/ 

Shahar Golan, “Ethiopian-Israeli musicians use stage to promote struggles,” Times of Israel, July 12, 2019. https://www.timesofisrael.com/ethiopian-israeli-musicians-use-stage-to-promote-struggles/

Daniel Gordis, “Why American Jews Mostly Shrugged Off the Ultimate Insult,” Bloomberg, July 17, 2019. https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-07-17/why-u-s-jews-mostly-shrugged-off-israeli-s-holocaust-insult 

Green Cars Congress, “Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in Israeli technology start-ups MDGo and UVeye,” Green Cars Congress, July 23, 2019. https://www.greencarcongress.com/2019/07/20190723-volvo.html 

Eytan Halon, “OECD: Weak Labor Productivity Hampering Growth of Israeli Economy,” Jerusalem Post, July 15, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/OECD-Weak-labor-productivity-hampering-growth-of-Israeli-economy-595633 

Ari Hoffman, “After Seventy Years, Israeli Judaism Is Settling in and Getting Comfortable,” Mosaic Magazine, July 10, 2019. https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/israel-zionism/2019/07/after-seventy-years-israeli-judaism-is-settling-in-and-getting-comfortable/ 

Yaakov Katz, “Why is Israel Outsourcing Its National Infrastructure to China?” Jerusalem Post, August 2, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Editors-Notes-Israels-Chinese-folly-597451 

Jeffry Kemp, “American Policy and Changing Alignments in The Middle East,” Center for the National Interest, 2018. https://cftni.org/publications/american-policy-and-changing-alignments-in-the-middle-east/ 

Benjamin Kerstein, “Legendary Conductor Zubin Mehta Retires After 50 Years as Musical Director of Israel Philharmonic,” Algemeiner, July 15, 2019. https://www.algemeiner.com/2019/07/15/legendary-conductor-zubin-mehta-retires-after-50-years-as-musical-director-of-israel-philharmonic/

Michael J. Koplow, “There’s Something Happening Here, What It Is Ain’t Exactly Clear,” Israel Policy Forum, July 18, 2019. https://israelpolicyforum.org/2019/07/18/theres-something-happening-here-what-it-is-aint-exactly-clear/ 

Tal Kra-Oz, “As Jerusalem’s Film Festival Kicks Off, So Does a New Round in Israel’s Culture Wars,” Tablet, July 26, 2019. https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/288569/jerusalem-film-festival-culture-wars

Joshua Krasna, “The Israel-Jordan Treaty at 25,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, July 26, 2019. https://jiss.org.il/en/krasna-the-israel-jordan-treaty-at-25/ 

P. R. Kumaraswamy, “India’s New Israel Policy,” SWP Berlin, March 2019. https://www.swp-berlin.org/fileadmin/contents/products/comments/2019C11_kumaraswamy.pdf 

David Makovsky, “Jared Kushner’s all-or-nothing mistake in the Middle East,” Washington Post, July 1, 2019. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/jared-kushners-all-or-nothing-mistake-in-the-middle-east/2019/07/01/f2da1bc2-9c36-11e9-b27f-ed2942f73d70_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.473dce5cb2eb 

Arye Mekel, “A New, Pro-Israel Government in Athens,” BESA Center, July 19, 2019. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/greece-pro-israel-government/ 

Michael Oren, “The Three Myths of the Iran Deal,” The Atlantic, July 18, 2019. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/iran-deal-myths-are-pervasive/594208/

Nadav Shragai, “2,000 years, one path: The Pilgrim’s Road being excavated in Jerusalem,” Israel Hayom, July 5, 2019. https://www.israelhayom.com/2019/07/05/2000-years-one-path/ 

Omar Rahman, “Trump’s economic proposal is an opportunity in disguise,” Brookings Institute, July 26, 2019. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2019/06/26/trumps-economic-proposal-is-an-opportunity-in-disguise/ 

Octavian Report, “State of Israel: an Interview With Michael Oren,” Octavian Report, Summer 2019. https://octavianreport.com/article/michael-oren-israel-world-power/

Paul Rivlin, “The Kushner Plan: Economics of Politics, which Comes First?” Moshe Dayan Center, July 29, 2019. https://dayan.org/content/kushner-plan-economics-or-politics-which-comes-first 

Robert Rockaway, “Yossi and the Mossad: A former Israeli spy describes his life and work in the 1960s and ’70s,” Tablet, June 25, 2019. https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/286374/yossi-and-the-mossad 

Dennis Ross, “There’s a Deal to Be Had Between the U.S. and Iran,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, July 20, 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/theres-a-deal-to-be-had-between-the-u.s.-and-iran 

Jeff Ruby, “Galit Is a Bridge to Israeli Food,” Chicago Tribune, July 18, 2019. www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/August-2019/Galit-Review/ 

Chemi Shalev, “Israel’s Shining Political Superstar Is a Prime Minister unto Himself,” Haaretz, July 31, 2019. https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/elections/.premium-israel-s-shining-political-superstar-is-a-prime-minister-unto-himself-1.7609259 

Barbara Silverstein, “The Upscale Israeli Food Craze,” Canadian Jewish News, July 10, 2019. https://www.cjnews.com/food/the-upscale-israeli-food-craze 

Shoshana Solomon, “Israel provides $56 million boost for joint Israel-US research projects,” Times of Israel, July 31, 2019. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-provides-56-million-boost-for-joint-israel-us-research-projects/ 

Gil Troy, “Center Field: A Negative, Defensive Zionism,” Jerusalem Post, July 23, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Center-Field-A-negative-defensive-Zionism-596606 

Josh Weiss, “‘Entebbe’ Meets ‘Argo’: ‘The Red Sea Diving Resort’ Director Declassifies Topical Israeli Spy Film,” Forbes, July 26, 2019.  https://www.forbes.com/sites/joshweiss/2019/07/26/entebbe-meets-argo-the-red-sea-diving-resort-director-declassifies-topical-israeli-spy-film/#40a42a8e57ed

Eyal Zisser, “The Many Implications The End of the Syrian Civil War,” Middle East Forum, Summer 2019. https://www.meforum.org/58648/end-of-syrian-civil-war-implications