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

Algemeiner Staff, “Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Releases Virtual Passover Music Medley,” Algemeiner, April 08, 2020.

Moran Azulay, “Netanyahu and Gantz sign deal for unity government,” Ynet News, April 20, 2020.

Joy Bernard, “Locked down? Open up to… rising Israeli musician Oren Lavie,” Times of Israel, April 24, 2020.

Itai Brun, Yoel Guzansky, Daniel Rakov, Sarah J. Feuer, “Food for Thought during the Corona Crisis: Ten Potential Negative Scenarios in Israel’s Strategic Environment,” INSS, April 1, 2020. 

CIE Staff, “A Guide for Streaming Israeli Content,” Center for Israel Education, April 2020.

Edy Cohen, “Coronavirus and the Arab Culture of Secrecy,” BESA Center, May 1, 2020.

Mohammed S. Dajani, “Forging a Path to Peace in The Time of Coronavirus,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 1, 2020.

Sophia Deboick, “Music and hedonism in Tel Aviv,” The New European, April 20, 2020.

Zvi Eckstein, Avihai Lifschitz, and Sarit Menahem-carm, “a Growth Strategy for the Israeli Economy,” Brookings Institute, April 2020.

Oded Eran, “A Gloomy Forecast for the Middle East following the Coronavirus Crisis,” INSS, April 22, 2020.

Benjamin Ferrer, “Next-generation chickpea protein: Israeli start-up InnovoPro nets US$15m funding,” Food Ingredients First, April 24, 2020. 

Matti Friedman, “The Last Remnants of the Israeli Left,” New York Times, April 27, 2020.

Gershon Hacohen, “A Tale of Two Leaders: Netanyahu During the Coronavirus Crisis and Ben-Gurion During the War of Independence,” BESA Center, April 28, 2020.

Tal Grinfas-David  “Zionism in Israeli Music – Activities, Ideas and Links to Resources,” Center for Israel Education, April 25, 2020. 

Fleur Hassan Nahoum, “World powers turn to Israel for coronavirus pandemic leadership example,” Jerusalem Post, April 2, 2020.

Anne Herzberg, “UN Treaty Body Promotes BDS at Urging of Norwegian NGO,” BESA Center, April 15, 2020.

Michael Herzog, Ghaith al-Omari, “Coronavirus on the Israeli-Palestinian Scene (Part 2): The Gaza Strip,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 1, 2020.

Tammy Hoffman, “A Moment of Reckoning for the [Israeli] Education System,” Israel democracy Institute, April 6, 2020. 

Hussein Ibish, “What Arab TV Says About Evolving Attitudes Toward Israel,” Bloomberg, May 5, 2020.

IPC Team, “Is Israel Prepared to Emerge from the Coronavirus Crisis?” IDC Herziliya, April 17, 2020. 

Israel21c Staff, “Join us on an intimate journey through seven decades of Israel’s history,” Israel21c, April 20, 2020.

Israel21c Staff, “Make your own homemade hummus and pita this Independence Day,” Israel21c, April 23, 2020.

Israel Kasnett, “Israel sells record $25 billion in bonds as investors show confidence in economy,” Jewish News Syndicate, April 30, 2020.

Isabel Kershner, “Passover Under Lockdown: Israeli Jews Revise the Rituals,” New York Times, April 7, 2020.

Anthony Kim, “Israel moving toward greater economic freedom – opinion,” Jerusalem Post, April 13, 2020.

Daniel Kurtzer and Maira Seeley, “The Middle East’s Evolving Security Landscape: Prospects for Regional Cooperation and US Engagement,” Istituto Affari Internazionali, May 2020.

Yossi Klein Halevi, “How Hebrew music made me an Israeli: 12 seminal songs for Independence Day,” Times of Israel, April 28, 2020.

Yossi Klein Halevi, “Israel’s Arab Moment,” The Atlantic, April 20, 2020.

David M. Halbfinger and Isabel Kershner, “Netanyahu’s Power Is Extended as Rival Accepts Israel Unity Government,” New York Times, April 22, 2020.

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Israel launches ingenious zero-exposure Covid-19 test kiosks,” Israel21c, April 27, 2020.

Ephraim Lavie (, “On the Eve of Ramadan: Arab Society in Israel and the Coronavirus,” INSS, April 23, 2020.

Kevin Lim, “With COVID-19, Iran’s Dependence on China Grows,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, March 27, 2020.

Ronny Linder, “Inside the ultra-Orthodox Hospital at the Center of Israel’s Coronavirus Pandemic,” Haaretz, April 20, 2020. 

Michael Milshtein, “Israel and the Palestinian Authority in the Face of the Coronavirus Crisis,” IDC Herziliya, April 17, 2020.

Meron Rappaport, “What happened to Israel’s Labor party?” Middle East Eye, April 30, 2020.

Asaf Romirovsky, “The Fauda Effect: Israeli Active Defense on the Screen,” BESA Center, April 19, 2020.

Allon Sinai, ” Insights by the Israeli Tech Sector’s Eyes and Ears in the U.S.,” Calcalist, April 24, 2020.,7340,L-3810570,00.html  

Wendy Singer, “As Countries Mull Exit Strategies, COVID-19 Could Still Undermine Global Food Security: Here’s How Israel’s AgriFood-Tech Can Mitigate Future Shortages,” Forbes, April 22, 2020.

Shoshanna Solomon, “How Israeli exit strategy aims to save economy while keeping virus under control,” Times of Israel, April 13, 2020.

Eli Sperling, “Israeli/Hebrew Music Collections—Easily Accessible,” Center for Israel Education, April 2020.

Ken Stein, “Dayenu – From Exodus to Contemporary Israel,” Center for Israel Education,   April 2020. 

Ken Stein, “Is Passover a Legacy Moment in Jewish History?” Center for Israel Education, April 12, 2020.   

Yedidia Stern, “Two Hedgehogs and a Hydra,” Israel democracy Institute, April 24, 2020. 

Eyal Tsir, “Israel’s changing regional landscape in light of COVID-19,” Brookings Institute, April 17, 2020.

Irenen Tsukerman, “Turkey Is Building a Geopolitical Alliance Between Sunni and Shiite Islamists,” BESA Center, April 14, 2020.

Ofir Winter and Tzvi Lev, “Challenges to Egypt from the Coronavirus Pandemic,” INSS, April 22, 2020.

Aaron Y. Zelin and Oula A. Alrifai, “Syria’s Three Governments Confront the Coronavirus,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 1, 2020.