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

Ron Ben-Yishai, “Israel and Iran’s game of cat and mouse,” Ynet News, December 23, 2019.  https://www.ynetnews.com/article/SJwc3f00S

Hannah Brown, “Cultural Affairs: The curious emergence of Israeli film and TV,” Jerusalem Post, December 22, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Cultural-Affairs-The-curious-emergence-of-Israeli-film-and-TV-611507 

Mordechai Chaziza, “China in the Middle East: Tourism as a Stealth Weapon,”
Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2019. https://www.meforum.org/59293/mordechai-chaziza-china-in-the-middle-east

Congressional Research Service, “U.S. Role in the World: Background and Issues for Congress,” Congressional Research Service, December 19, 2019. https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R44891.pdf

Barry Davis, “Lady Rada takes on Holiday: Israel’s beloved star vocalist performs Lady Day in her own way,” Jerusalem Post, December 4, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Lady-Rada-takes-on-Holiday-609922 

Oded Eran and Shimon Stein, “A New Leadership at the European Union: A Chance for Better EU Ties with Israel?” INSS, December 19, 2019. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/a-new-leadership-at-the-european-union-a-chance-for-better-eu-ties-with-israel/?offset=4&posts=1244&type=399 

Sarah J. Feuer and Carmit Valensi, “Arab Spring 2.0? Making Sense of the Protests Sweeping the Region,” INSS, December 1, 2019. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/arab-spring-2-0-making-sense-of-the-protests-sweeping-the-region/

Ezra Friedman, “Gas and foreign policy: how Israel is leveraging energy to stabilize the region and advance geostrategic objectives,” Fathom Journal, December 2019. http://fathomjournal.org/gas-and-foreign-policy-how-israel-is-leveraging-energy-to-stabilise-the-region-and-advance-geostrategic-objectives/

Miriam Groner, Meet An Israeli Version Of Prince Who Fuses Arabic, Hebrew, Jazz & Soul Music,” Jewish Week, December 17, 2019. https://jewishweek.timesofisrael.com/meet-the-israeli-version-of-prince-who-fuses-arabic-hebrew-jazz-soul-music/

Judah Ari Gross, “IDF chief warns Israelis: The next war will hit our home front extremely hard,” Times of Israel, December 25, 2019. https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-chief-israel-alone-in-the-fight-against-iran-in-syria-iraq/

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, “Getting Iran Out of Syria: The Dayan Formula,” BESA Center, December 10, 2019. https://besacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/1368-Getting-Iran-Out-of-Syria-Hacohen-English-final.pdf

Hagay Hacohen, “The best of Russian [dance] culture,” Jerusalem Post, December 26, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/The-best-of-Russian-culture-612232

Eytan Halon, “Alternative’ poverty report: Over 1m. Israeli children living in poverty,” Jerusalem Post, December 9, 2019. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Alternative-poverty-report-Over-1m-Israeli-children-living-in-poverty-610314

Ruth Halperin-Kadri and Einat Ofer, “One hundred years of patriarchy,” Ynet News, December 14, 2019. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/Hybq7r6ar

Michael Harvey, “Judaism is not a Nationality,” Times of Israel, December 11, 2019. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/judaism-is-not-a-nationality/

Mark A. Heller, “The United States and Israel: The Risk of Growing Apart,” SWP Berlin, December 2019. https://www.swp-berlin.org/en/publication/the-united-states-and-israel-the-risk-of-growing-apart/

Simon Henderson, “The Obstacles Still Facing Israel’s Leviathan Gas Field,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy,” December 31, 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/the-obstacles-still-facing-israels-leviathan-gas-field 

Arthur Herman, “China and the US-Israel Special Relationship,” Tikvah Fund, December 2019. https://tikvahfund.org/library/podcast-arthur-herman-on-china-and-the-u-s-israel-special-relationship/

Arthur Herman, “The Impasse Obstructing US-Israel Relations, and How to Remedy it,” Mosaic, December 2019. https://mosaicmagazine.com/response/politics-current-affairs/2019/12/its-time-for-a-common-market-in-defense-trade/

Israel Democracy Institute Staff, “Two Economies – One Society [conference proceedings],” The Eli Hurvitz Conference on Economy and Society, Jerusalem, Israel, December 17-18, 2019. https://en.idi.org.il/media/13595/two-economies-one-society.pdf?ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_12_25_2019_12_38)

Michael Klein, “An early look at Laser Wolf, Mike Solomonov’s Israeli skewer restaurant,” Philadelphia Inquirer, December 24, 2019. https://www.inquirer.com/food/laser-wolf-kensington-mike-solomonov-steve-cook-israeli-skewers-restaurant-20191223.html

Middle East Institute, “2019 Year in Review: Uprising, elections, and international contestation [twelve short essays],” December 23, 2019. https://www.mei.edu/blog/2019-year-review

MITVIM Staff, “The 2019 Israeli Foreign Policy Index of the Mitvim Institute,” MITVIM Institute, November 2019. http://mitvim.org.il/images/English_Report_-_The_2019_Israeli_Foreign_Policy_Index_of_the_Mitvim_Institute.pdf

Kyle Orton, “Obama, Trump and the collapse of the American position in the Middle East,” Fathom Journal, November 2019.  http://fathomjournal.org/obama-trump-and-the-collapse-of-the-american-position-in-the-middle-east/

Adam Rasgon, “EU, including Germany’s Merkel, pressures Palestinians to hold elections,” Times of Israel, December 27, 2019. https://www.timesofisrael.com/eu-including-germanys-merkel-pressuring-palestinians-to-hold-elections/

Paul Rivlin, “The Iranian Empire Cracks, at Home and Abroad,” Moshe Dayan Center, December 31, 2019. https://dayan.org/content/iranian-empire-cracks-home-and-abroad

Gregg Roman, “A Likud Primary on Palestinian Defeat,” The Times of Israel, December 25, 2019. https://www.meforum.org/60161/a-likud-primary-on-palestinian-defeat

Yuval Shany and Amir Fuchs, “Immunity for the Prime Minister: Explainer,” Israel Democracy Institute, December 31, 2019.  https://en.idi.org.il/articles/29509

Eldad Shavit, Sima Shine and Bat Chen Feldman, “Political Instability in Iraq: A Serious Threat to Iran’s Interests,” INSS, December 24, 2019. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/political-instability-in-iraq-a-serious-threat-to-irans-interests/?offset=2&posts=1244&type=399

Cathy Siegner, “Israeli startup Sufresca gets $500K to develop edible produce packaging,” Food Dive, December 20, 2019. https://www.fooddive.com/news/israeli-startup-sufresca-gets-500k-to-develop-edible-produce-packaging/569474/ 

Jessica Steinberg, “With Jewish and Arab musicians, Nazareth conservatory puts on first festival,” Times of Israel, December 7, 2019. https://www.timesofisrael.com/with-jewish-and-arab-musicians-nazareth-conservatory-puts-on-first-festival/ 

Times of Israel Staff, “Israeli musician Dennis Lloyd [Nir Tibor] says global success caught him by surprise,” Times of Israel, December 20, 2019. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-musician-dennis-lloyd-says-global-success-caught-him-by-surprise/

Eric Tlozek, “Israel’s food tech scene experiments with insects and computer-designed sweeteners,” ABC News, January 2, 2019. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-03/israeli-companies-innovate-for-the-future-of-food/11757680

Eyal Tsir Cohen and Kevin Huggard, “What can we learn from the escalating Israeli raids in Syria?” Brookings INstitute, December 6, 2019. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2019/12/06/what-can-we-learn-from-the-escalating-israeli-raids-in-syria/ 

Paul Tugwell, “Leaders from Israel, Cyprus, Greece Sign EastMed Gas Pipe Deal,” Bloomberg, January 1, 2019. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-02/leaders-from-israel-to-greece-set-to-sign-eastmed-gas-pipe-deal

Mira Tzoref, “ʿAbd al-Fattah al-Sisi’s “Rehabilitation of Anwar al-Sadat,”” Dayan Center, December 15, 2019. https://dayan.org/content/abd-al-fattah-al-sisis-rehabilitation-anwar-al-sadat

Bilal Wahab, “What Will It Take to Repair Middle Eastern Economies?” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Winter 2019. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/uploads/Documents/opeds/Wahab20191209-SevenPillars-bookchapter.pdf