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

Ron Ben-Yishai, “Israel and Iran’s game of cat and mouse,” Ynet News, December 23, 2019.

Hannah Brown, “Cultural Affairs: The curious emergence of Israeli film and TV,” Jerusalem Post, December 22, 2019. 

Mordechai Chaziza, “China in the Middle East: Tourism as a Stealth Weapon,”
Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2019.

Congressional Research Service, “U.S. Role in the World: Background and Issues for Congress,” Congressional Research Service, December 19, 2019.

Barry Davis, “Lady Rada takes on Holiday: Israel’s beloved star vocalist performs Lady Day in her own way,” Jerusalem Post, December 4, 2019. 

Oded Eran and Shimon Stein, “A New Leadership at the European Union: A Chance for Better EU Ties with Israel?” INSS, December 19, 2019. 

Sarah J. Feuer and Carmit Valensi, “Arab Spring 2.0? Making Sense of the Protests Sweeping the Region,” INSS, December 1, 2019.

Ezra Friedman, “Gas and foreign policy: how Israel is leveraging energy to stabilize the region and advance geostrategic objectives,” Fathom Journal, December 2019.

Miriam Groner, Meet An Israeli Version Of Prince Who Fuses Arabic, Hebrew, Jazz & Soul Music,” Jewish Week, December 17, 2019.

Judah Ari Gross, “IDF chief warns Israelis: The next war will hit our home front extremely hard,” Times of Israel, December 25, 2019.

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, “Getting Iran Out of Syria: The Dayan Formula,” BESA Center, December 10, 2019.

Hagay Hacohen, “The best of Russian [dance] culture,” Jerusalem Post, December 26, 2019.

Eytan Halon, “Alternative’ poverty report: Over 1m. Israeli children living in poverty,” Jerusalem Post, December 9, 2019.

Ruth Halperin-Kadri and Einat Ofer, “One hundred years of patriarchy,” Ynet News, December 14, 2019.

Michael Harvey, “Judaism is not a Nationality,” Times of Israel, December 11, 2019.

Mark A. Heller, “The United States and Israel: The Risk of Growing Apart,” SWP Berlin, December 2019.

Simon Henderson, “The Obstacles Still Facing Israel’s Leviathan Gas Field,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy,” December 31, 2019. 

Arthur Herman, “China and the US-Israel Special Relationship,” Tikvah Fund, December 2019.

Arthur Herman, “The Impasse Obstructing US-Israel Relations, and How to Remedy it,” Mosaic, December 2019.

Israel Democracy Institute Staff, “Two Economies – One Society [conference proceedings],” The Eli Hurvitz Conference on Economy and Society, Jerusalem, Israel, December 17-18, 2019.

Michael Klein, “An early look at Laser Wolf, Mike Solomonov’s Israeli skewer restaurant,” Philadelphia Inquirer, December 24, 2019.

Middle East Institute, “2019 Year in Review: Uprising, elections, and international contestation [twelve short essays],” December 23, 2019.

MITVIM Staff, “The 2019 Israeli Foreign Policy Index of the Mitvim Institute,” MITVIM Institute, November 2019.

Kyle Orton, “Obama, Trump and the collapse of the American position in the Middle East,” Fathom Journal, November 2019.

Adam Rasgon, “EU, including Germany’s Merkel, pressures Palestinians to hold elections,” Times of Israel, December 27, 2019.

Paul Rivlin, “The Iranian Empire Cracks, at Home and Abroad,” Moshe Dayan Center, December 31, 2019.

Gregg Roman, “A Likud Primary on Palestinian Defeat,” The Times of Israel, December 25, 2019.

Yuval Shany and Amir Fuchs, “Immunity for the Prime Minister: Explainer,” Israel Democracy Institute, December 31, 2019.

Eldad Shavit, Sima Shine and Bat Chen Feldman, “Political Instability in Iraq: A Serious Threat to Iran’s Interests,” INSS, December 24, 2019.

Cathy Siegner, “Israeli startup Sufresca gets $500K to develop edible produce packaging,” Food Dive, December 20, 2019. 

Jessica Steinberg, “With Jewish and Arab musicians, Nazareth conservatory puts on first festival,” Times of Israel, December 7, 2019. 

Times of Israel Staff, “Israeli musician Dennis Lloyd [Nir Tibor] says global success caught him by surprise,” Times of Israel, December 20, 2019.

Eric Tlozek, “Israel’s food tech scene experiments with insects and computer-designed sweeteners,” ABC News, January 2, 2019.

Eyal Tsir Cohen and Kevin Huggard, “What can we learn from the escalating Israeli raids in Syria?” Brookings INstitute, December 6, 2019. 

Paul Tugwell, “Leaders from Israel, Cyprus, Greece Sign EastMed Gas Pipe Deal,” Bloomberg, January 1, 2019.

Mira Tzoref, “ʿAbd al-Fattah al-Sisi’s “Rehabilitation of Anwar al-Sadat,”” Dayan Center, December 15, 2019.

Bilal Wahab, “What Will It Take to Repair Middle Eastern Economies?” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Winter 2019.