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

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Raphael Ahren, “Lots of Bark, Some Actual Bite? How the World Will React to West Bank Annexation,” The Times of Israel, April 30, 2020. https://www.timesofisrael.com/lots-of-bark-some-actual-bite-how-the-world-will-react-to-west-bank-annexation/

Alan Baker, “Can Jordan Revoke its Peace Treaty with Israel,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, May 19, 2020, https://jcpa.org/can-jordan-revoke-its-peace-treaty-with-israel/

Alan Baker, “Abbas’s Latest Tantrum: Is He Cutting Off His Nose to Spite His Face?” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, May 27, 2020. https://jcpa.org/abbass-latest-tantrum-is-he-cutting-off-his-nose-to-spite-his-face/

Naama Barak, “Jerusalem Writers Festival Goes Digital, and It’s Awesome,” Israel21c, May 10, 2020. https://www.israel21c.org/jerusalem-writers-festival-goes-digital-and-its-awesome/

“BICOM Briefing: The New National Unity Government,” BICOM, May 18, 2020. http://www.bicom.org.uk/analysis/the-new-national-unity-government/

Hannah Brown, “Movies Get Creative during Coronavirus Lockdown,” The Jerusalem Post, June 4, 2020. https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/culture/movies-get-creative-during-coronavirus-lockdown-630323

Emily Burack, “Israeli Musician DOV Is Telling Queer Stories through Gentle Electronica,” The Times of Israel, May 30, 2020. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-musician-dov-is-telling-queer-stories-through-gentle-electronica/

Steven A. Cook, “The United States Doesn’t Get Israel Anymore,” Foreign Policy, May 8. 2020. https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/05/08/united-states-doesnt-understand-israel-anymore-west-bank-annexation/

Candice Chung, “Feels like Home: How an Israeli Family Stew Became ‘the Best Potato You’ve Ever Had,’” SBS, May 13, 2020. https://www.sbs.com.au/food/article/2020/05/12/feels-home-how-israeli-family-stew-became-best-potato-youve-ever-had

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Mohammed S. Dajani, “How Should the PA Respond to the U.S.-Israeli Annexation Plan?” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 27, 2018. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/fikraforum/view/Annexation-Israel-West-Bank-Jerusalem-PA-Palestinians

Udi Dekel, Lia Moran-Gilad, and Anat Kurz, “Annexation under the Auspices of the Coronavirus,” INSS, May 3, 2020. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/the-coronavirus-and-the-annexation/

Udi Dekel and Noa Shusterman, “Israel’s Policy Toward the Gaza Strip: Strategic Alternatives,” The Institute for National Security Studies, April 2020. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/israels-policy-towards-gaza/

Diehl, Jackson, “Trump now has the power to forever alter Israel’s character,” Washington Post, April 26, 2020. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/israel-has-handed-trump-the-power-to-destroy-the-prospect-of-a-two-state-solution/2020/04/26/862edea6-8581-11ea-878a-86477a724bdb_story.html

Dan Diker, “Mahmoud Abbas’ Strategy of Selective Compliance,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, June 1, 2020. https://jcpa.org/article/mahmoud-abbas-strategy-of-selective-compliance/

Eckstein, Zvi, Avihai Lifshitz, and Sarit Menachem-Carmi, “A Growth Strategy for the Israeli Economy,” Brookings, April 2020. https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/FP_20200407_israel_economy.pdf

Noura Erakat, “Israel’s annexation of Palestinian land will be the result of U.S. policy, not a betrayal of it,” Washington Post, May 19, 2020. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/05/19/israels-annexation-palestinian-land-will-be-result-us-policy-not-betrayal-it/

Oded Eran and Shimon Stein, “Israel’s Foreign Policy in the Post-COVID-19 Era,” INSS, May 13, 2020. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/foreign-policy-in-time-of-corona/

Daniel Estrin, “What To Know As Israel’s Netanyahu Goes On Trial For Corruption Charges,” NPR, May 23, 2020. https://www.npr.org/2020/05/23/860166840/what-to-know-as-israels-netanyahu-goes-on-trial-for-corruption-charges

Gordon, Nimrod, “Israel should look to EU before West Bank Annexation,” Ynet News,  May 13, 2020. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/Hy0RDHtcI

Judah Ari Gross, “Defense Officials: Iran Pulling out of Syria as Israel Pummels Its Forces There,” The Times of Israel, May 5, 2020. https://www.timesofisrael.com/defense-officials-iran-pulling-out-of-syria-as-israel-pummels-its-forces-there/

Prof. Tamar Hermann and Dr. Or Anabi, “Half of Israelis Favor Applying Sovereignty,” The Israel Democracy Institute, June 3, 2020. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/31733?ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_5_21_2020_22_5_COPY_01

David Horovitz, “As a Serving PM in the Dock, Netanyahu Takes Israel into Berlusconi Territory,” The Times of Israel, May 23, 2020. https://www.timesofisrael.com/as-a-serving-prime-minister-in-the-dock-netanyahu-enters-berlusconi-territory/

Ron Huldai, “Wanted: Proper Healthcare and Education Services,” Ynet News. May 14, 2020. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/S1eK1A55U

Michael Korach and Maya Choshen, “Jerusalem Facts and Trends—2020 At a Glimpse,Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research, 2020. https://jerusaleminstitute.org.il/en/publications/jerusalem-facts-and-trends-2020/

Yossi Kuperwasser, “Applying Israeli Sovereignty to Parts of Judea and Samaria according to the US Peace Plan –Implications,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, May 21, 2020. https://jcpa.org/article/applying-israeli-sovereignty-to-parts-of-judea-and-samaria-according-to-the-u-s-peace-plan-implications/

Anat Kurz, Kobi Michael, and Gabi Siboni, “Six Days, Fifty Years: The June 1967 War and Its Aftermath,” The Institute for National Security Studies, November 2018. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/six-days-fifty-years/

Daoud Khuttab, “A Return to the Fatah way,” Middle East Institute, May 25, 2020. https://www.mei.edu/publications/return-fatah-way

Daoud Kuttab, “Can Jordan stop Israeli Annexation?” Al-Monitor, May 5, 2020. https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/05/jordan-israel-annexation-plan-jordan-valley-peace-treaty.html

Daoud Kuttab, “Trump Peace Plan Risks Upending Israel’s Treaty with Jordan,” Ynet News, May 22, 2020. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/BJx9VR4o8

Gilead, Amos, “Stop the madness of West Bank Annexation,” Ynet News, May 13, 2020. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/H1xQ8VYq8

Karsh, Efraim. “How San Remo Birthed the Jewish National Home,” Middle East Quarterly, Summer 2020. https://www.meforum.org/60748/how-san-remo-birthed-the-jewish-national-home

Abigail Klein Leichman, “During Corona, Overseas Students Prefer to Be in Israel,” Israel21c, May 27, 2020. https://www.israel21c.org/during-corona-overseas-students-prefer-to-be-in-israel/

Colonel (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman and Professor Efraim Inbar, “Phased Territorial Implementation of the Trump Peace Plan,” The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, May 31, 2020. https://jiss.org.il/en/lerman-inbar-phased-implementation-of-trump-peace-plan/

Matthew Mainen, “No Time to Annex Like the Present,” Middle East Forum, May 10, 2020. https://www.meforum.org/60869/no-time-to-annex-like-the-present

Mohamed Galal Mostafa, “Religion and the Israel-Palestinian Conflict: Cause, Consequence, and Cure,” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 31, 2018. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/fikraforum/view/religion-and-the-israel-palestinian-conflict-cause-consequence-and-cure

Marwan Muasher, “West Bank annexation will be the end of the Israeli Jordanian Peace, Ynet News,  May 11, 2020. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/ry11t6KLcI

New York Times, The Editorial Board, “Annexing the West Bank Is a Brazen Violation of International Law,” The New York Times, May 30, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/30/opinion/sunday/west-bank-israel-annex.html 

Mitvim, “Recommendations for Israel’s New Foreign Minister: Initial Policy Messages,” May 2020. https://www.mitvim.org.il/images/Recommendations_for_Israels_new_foreign_minister_-_May_2020.pdf

Ghaith al-Omari and Ehud Yaari, “Palestinian Politics After Abbas,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 2020. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/palestinian-politics-after-abbas

Assaf Orion and Denis Thompson, “Avoiding an Epic Mistake: The Case for Continuing the U.S. Mission in Sinai,” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 2020. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/avoiding-an-epic-mistake-the-case-for-continuing-the-u.s.-mission-in-sinai

Daniel Pipes, “Annexing the West bank Would Hurt Israel,” Middle East Forum, May 7, 2020. https://www.meforum.org/60846/annexing-the-west-bank-would-hurt-israel 

Daniel Pipes, “A Reply to My Critics,” Middle East Forum, May 10, 2020. https://www.meforum.org/60881/a-reply-to-my-critics

Majid Rafizadeh, “Iran: The Ayatollah, Amid Coronavirus. Calls for Jihad Against the Jewish State,” Gatestone Institute, May 26, 2020. https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/16062/iran-khamenei-jihad-israel

Omar H. Rahman, “Years of Dereliction Has Left the PLO Facing Annexation without a Plan,” Brookings, May 26, 2020. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2020/05/26/years-of-dereliction-has-left-the-plo-facing-annexation-without-a-plan/

Paul Rivlin, “Coronavirus, Oil and the Middle East,” The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, May 25, 2020. https://dayan.org/content/coronavirus-oil-and-middle-east

Natan Sachs and Adrianna Pita, “What Does the Gantz-Netanyahu Coalition Government Mean for Israel?” Brookings, April 21, 2020. https://www.brookings.edu/podcast-episode/what-does-the-gantz-netanyahu-coalition-government-mean-for-israel/

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Tobias Siegal, “U of Haifa Receives $1.15m. Donation to Support Israeli Musicians,” The Jerusalem Post, May 26, 2020. https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/culture/u-of-haifa-receives-115-m-donation-to-support-israeli-musicians-629359

Wendy Singer, “Facing Crushing COVID-19 Effects, India Could Use Israeli Innovation on Its Road to Recovery. Here’s How,” Forbes, May 31, 2020. https://www.forbes.com/sites/startupnationcentral/2020/05/31/covid19-coronavirus-india-agriculture-food-tech-health/#2fac07b37bf0

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Ken Stein, “Jerusalem Timeline,” Center for Israel Education, 2020. https://israeled.org/jerusalem-timeline/

Ken Stein, “The Arab-Israeli War of 1948—A Short History,” Center for Israel Education, 2020. https://israeled.org/the-arab-israeli-war-of-1948-a-short-history/

Jessica Steinberg, “10 Days, 20 Documentaries: Docaviv Film Festival Goes Online,” The Times of Israel, May 6, 2020. https://www.timesofisrael.com/10-days-20-documentaries-docaviv-film-festival-goes-online/

Karin Stögner, “Intersectionality and Antisemitism—A New Approach,” Fathom Journal, May 2020. https://fathomjournal.org/intersectionality-and-antisemitism-a-new-approach/

Emily Tan, “Thousands Attend Israeli Music Festival Despite Country’s Lockdown,” Spin, May 22, 2020. https://www.spin.com/2020/05/thousands-attend-israeli-music-festival-despite-countrys-lockdown/

Rich Tenorio, “Israeli Celeb Chef in New Orleans Turns Shuttered Restaurants into Soup Kitchens,” The Times of Israel, May 10, 2020. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-celeb-chef-in-new-orleans-turns-shuttered-restaurants-into-soup-kitchens/

TOI Staff, “Netanyahu Gets Nods from Rivlin to Form Government, Seemingly Cementing Rule,” The Times of Israel, May 7, 2020. https://www.timesofisrael.com/with-coalition-seemingly-set-netanyahu-gets-nod-from-rivlin-to-form-government/

Tzoreff, Yohanan, “The Palestinians and Israeli Annexation in the West Bank: Attempts at Deterrence and Calls for Help,” INSS, May 27, 2020. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/the-palestinians-ant-the-annexation/

Sarah Vorsanger, “Where Is Israel’s Food Industry Heading?” The Jerusalem Post, May 31, 2020. https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/where-is-israeli-food-security-headed-629802

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Ben Wax, Eli Sperling, and Ken Stein, “The Impact of Covid-19 on Middle Eastern and North African Studies: A Curated Reading List,” ISMI and the Center for Israel Education, June 2, 2020. https://israeled.org/the-impact-of-covid-19-on-middle-eastern-and-north-african-states-a-curated-reading-list/

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