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

Dana Blander, “Is Prime Minister Netanyahu Setting a Global Precedent?” Israel Democracy Institute, January 6, 2020. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/29550

Brian Blum, “Top reasons 2019 was a record-breaking year for Israel’s economy,” Israel21c, January 15, 2020. https://israeled.org/top-reasons-2019-was-a-record-breaking-year-for-israels-economy/

Itai Brun and Itai Shapira “2020 Strategic Overview: Growing Challenges to Israel’s Current Strategy,” INSS Strategic Assessment, January 2020. http://www.inss.org.il/publication/2020-strategic-overview-growing-challenges-to-israels-current-strategy/

Itai Brun and Itai Shapira, “The Operational Environment: New Capabilities of the Radical Shiite Axis,” INSS Strategic Assessment, January 2020. http://www.inss.org.il/publication/the-operational-environment-new-capabilities-of-the-radical-shiite-axis/

Shaul Chorev, Beni Shpeinner, Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak, “Turkey maneuver could block Israel’s access to the sea,” Ynet News, December 28, 2019. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/ryg47F1yI

Tamara Cofman Wittes and Adrianna Pita, “[Podcast] What does Trump’s Middle East plan mean for Israel and Palestine?” Brookings Institute, January 29, 2020. https://www.brookings.edu/podcast-episode/what-does-trumps-middle-east-plan-mean-for-israel-and-palestine/

Udi Dekel, Noa Shusterman, and Anat Kurz, “The Palestinian System: Weakened and Close to Escalation,” INSS Strategic Assessment, January 2020. http://www.inss.org.il/publication/the-palestinian-system-weakened-and-close-to-escalation/

Udi Dekel, Carmit Valensi, and Orna Mizrahi, “The Northern Arena: Toward a Large-Scale Conflict,” INSS Strategic Assessment, January 2020. http://www.inss.org.il/publication/the-northern-arena-toward-a-large-scale-conflict/

Meir Elran, Carmit Padan, Pnina Sharvit Baruch, Sason Hadad, Zipi Israeli, Shmuel Even, and Yehuda Ben Meir, “Israeli Society: Challenges to Societal Resilience,” INSS Strategic Assessment, January 2020. http://www.inss.org.il/publication/israeli-society-challenges-to-societal-resilience/

Sarah Feuer, Itai Brun, Gallia Lindenstrauss, Oded Eran, Yoram Schweitzer, Ofir Winter, Yoel Guzansky, Remi Daniel, Eldad Shavit, and Ari Heistein, “The Regional System: Struggling for the Shape of the Middle East,” INSS Strategic Assessment, January 2020. http://www.inss.org.il/publication/the-regional-system-struggling-for-the-shape-of-the-middle-east/

Manfred Gerstenfeld, “The Soleimani Killing and Left-Liberals,” BESA Center, January 14, 2020. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/soleimani-killing-leftists/

Eytan Gilboa, “Why, despite similar interests, did the US kill Qasem Soleimani?” Jerusalem Post, January 6, 2020. https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Why-despite-similar-interests-did-the-US-kill-Qasem-Soleimani-613340

Roman Gokhman, “Israeli duo Lola Marsh definitively back with ‘Someday Tomorrow Maybe,'” Riff Magazine, January 20, 2020. https://riffmagazine.com/features/lola-marsh-someday-tomorrow-maybe/

Raz Greenberg, “In 2019, Israel Turned Japanese,” Tablet, January 7, 2020.  https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/296472/in-2019-israel-turned-japanese

Gershon Hacohen, “A Historic Opportunity that Must Be Seized,” BESA Center, January 30, 2020. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/trump-plan-historic-opportunity/   

Kasim Hafeez, “Who was Qassim Soleimani?” Jewish Policy Center, January 26, 2020. https://www.jewishpolicycenter.org/2020/01/16/who-was-qassim-soleimani/

Jessica Halfin, “The delicious reemergence of freekeh in Israeli cuisine,” Israel21c, January 27, 2020. https://www.israel21c.org/the-delicious-reemergence-of-freekeh-in-israeli-cuisine/

Tamar Hermann, Or Anabi, William Cubbison and Ella Heller, “Israel Democracy Institute: 2019 Democracy Index,” Israel Democracy Institute, January 7, 2020. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/29494

Efraim Inbar, “Jordan will not impede the US Peace Plan,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, January 31, 2020.  https://jiss.org.il/en/inbar-jordan-will-not-impede-us-peace-plan/   

Martin Indyk, John Allen, Barbara Leaf, Richard Haass, Joseph Votel and Amos Yadlin, “The “Deal of the Century” and the United States in the Region (An INSS Panel Discussion),” INSS, January 28, 2020. https://www.inss.org.il/the-day-after-soleimani-a-new-middle-east/

Ben Kenigsberg, ‘Incitement’ [Israeli Film] Review: A Tense, Angry Reckoning With [PM Rabin’s] Assassination,” New York Times, January 30, 2020.  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/30/movies/incitement-review.html

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Israeli woman makes history, winning Directors Guild Award,” Israel21c, January 30, 2020. https://www.israel21c.org/israeli-woman-makes-history-winning-directors-guild-award/

Martin Kramer, “How does Trump’s partition plan compare?” Times of Israel, January 29, 2020. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/how-does-trumps-partition-plan-compare/

Michael Knights, “Does Soleimani’s Death Matter? Findings from an [early] 2019 Workshop,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, January 3, 2020. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/does-soleimanis-death-matter-findings-from-a-2019-workshop

Abdel Moneim Said, “Egypt weathered the storms of the Arab Spring,” al-Ahram Online, December 26, 2019. http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContentP/4/358289/Opinion/Egypt-.aspx

Frank Musmar, “The Leviathan Natural Gas Field Could Be a Game-Changer for Israel-EU Relations,” BESA Center, January 19, 2020. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/leviathan-gas-israel-europe/

Jacques Neriah, “A Scorecard on the First Decade after the Arab Spring,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, December 31, 2019. https://jcpa.org/article/a-scorecard-on-the-first-decade-after-the-arab-spring/

Assaf Orion, Eldad Shavit, Shahar Eilam, and Rotem Oreg, “The International System: Superpower Competition and Functional Difficulties,” INSS Strategic Assessment, January 2020. http://www.inss.org.il/publication/the-international-system-superpower-competition-and-functional-difficulties/

Yoram Peri, “The Widening Military–political Gap in Israel,” SWP Berlin, January 2020. https://www.swp-berlin.org/en/publication/the-widening-military-political-gap-in-israel/

Dennis Ross, “Why Soleimani’s Killing Is a Gift to Vladimir Putin,” Washington Post, January 11, 2020. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/why-soleimanis-killing-is-a-gift-to-vladimir-putin

Natan Sachs, Tamara Cofman Wittes, Bruce Riedel, and Hady Amr “Around the halls: Brookings experts on the Middle East react to the White House’s peace plan,” Brookings Institute, January 29, 2020. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2020/01/29/brookings-experts-react-to-the-white-houses-middle-east-peace-plan/

Jonathan Schanzer, “Where the US-Iran shadow war goes from here,” Pundicity, January 10, 2020. http://schanzer.pundicity.com/23680/where-the-us-iran-shadow-war-goes-from-here

Sima Shine, Raz Zimmt, and Emily B. Landau, “Iran: Defiance and Audacity, alongside Internal Challenges,” INSS Strategic Assessment, January 2020. http://www.inss.org.il/publication/iran-defiance-and-audacity-alongside-internal-challenges/

Times of Israel Staff, “Israeli pop stars Static & Ben El drop new song with US rapper Pitbull,” Times of Israel, January 12, 2020. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-pop-stars-static-ben-el-drop-new-song-with-us-rapper-pitbull/

Rich Tenorio, “In film ‘Crescendo,’ an Israeli-Palestinian orchestra struggles to get in tune,” Times of Israel, January 16, 2020. https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-film-crescendo-an-israeli-palestinian-orchestra-struggles-to-get-in-tune/

Nathan Thrall, “Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Exposes the Ugly Truth,” New York Times, January 29, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/29/opinion/trump-peace-plan.html 

Flora Tsapovsky, “Coming to a Hotel Near You: Israeli Cuisine” Tablet Magazine, January 13, 2020. https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-life-and-religion/295878/hotels-israeli-cuisine

David M. Weinberg, “15 reasons to embrace the Trump Plan,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, January 31, 2020. https://jiss.org.il/en/weinberg-15-reasons-to-embrace-the-trump-plan/

Amos Yadlin, “Net Assessment and Policy Recommendations for 2020,” INSS Strategic Assessment, January 2020. http://www.inss.org.il/publication/conclusion-net-assessment-and-policy-recommendations-for-2020/

Amos Yadlin, “The Trump Plan: What’s Next?” INSS, January 28, 2020. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/the-trump-plan-whats-next/