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

Afif Abu Much, “Israeli Arabs absent from anti-Netanyahu, COVID-19 crisis protests,” Al-Monitor, July 22, 2020.

Nuzha Allassad Alhuzail, “The “Gender Genie:” [Negev] Bedouin Women between the Generations,” Moshe Dayan Center, July 28, 2020.

Ghaith al-Omari, Ehud Yaari, and Michael Herzog, “How the Contest to Succeed Abbas Is Shaping Palestinian Options,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, July 6, 2020.

Lindesey Bahr, “Amos Gitai’s ‘Laila in Haifa’ among picks for Venice Film Festival,” Times of Israel, July 28, 2020.

Na’ama Barak, “Art movement brings culture to all corners of Israel,” Israel21c, July 7, 2020.

BESA Center Staff, “COVID-19: Crisis: Impact and Implications,” BESA Center, July 19, 2020. 

Baruch Binah, “US Policies Toward Israel and the Middle East,” MITVIM, June 2020.

Meredith Blake, “For Israeli actress Shira Haas, starring in ‘Unorthodox’ has been ‘a gift for me,'” LA Times, July 7, 2020.

Barry Davis, “Israel’s Banai dynasty – Singing a Persian Jerusalemite tune, Jerusalem Post, July 2, 2020.

Dan Diker, “The Alignment of BDS and Black Lives Matter: Implications for Israel and Diaspora Jewry,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, July 16, 2020.

Dominic Doehler, “A revolutionary new [Israeli developed] early warning system for earthquakes,” Israel21c, July 30, 2020.

Michaela Domingo, “A Middle East between Pandemic and Pandemonium,” Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 14:1, 9-19, 2020.

Mark Dubowitz, Shira Efron, Assaf Orion, Nathan Picarsic, and Jonathan Schanzer, “Chinese Investments in Israel: Understanding and Mitigating Risks [Video of Moderated Panel Discussion], INSS and Foundation for Defense of Democracies, July 7, 2020.

Manfred Gerstenfeld, “COVID-19 and the Anti-Racism Movement Are Challenging Liberal Democracy,” BESA Center, July 17, 2020. 

Simon Henderson, “Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States Under Stress,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Summer 2020.

Jerusalem Post Staff, “Idan Hanegev hosts Hackathon for the Negev Bedouin Community,” Jerusalem Post, July 19, 2020. 

Oliver B. John, “Saudi Arabia and the outlook for OPEC+,” Middle East Institute, July 8, 2020.

Omer Kabir, “The shockwaves of the EU Court’s ruling on privacy standards may topple Israel’s tech sector,” Calcalist, July 19, 2020.,7340,L-3840455,00.html

Omer Keilaf, “An Oasis Of Mobility Innovation: The Origins Of Israel’s Silicon Wadi,” Forbes, July 3, 2020.

Herb Keinon, “Iran, and others, watching Israel stumble over coronavirus,” The Jerusalem Post, July 20, 2020.

The Medina Line, “Twin Lebanon crises force Hezbollah to shift course,” Ynet News, July 18, 2020.

Taylor Luck, “Why a Muslim woman safeguards Jewish history for all Moroccans,” Christian Science Monitor, June 17, 2020.

Haddas Magen, “Covid-19 prompts Jews abroad to seek homes in Israel,” GLOBES, July 21, 2020.

Judy Maltz, “Israel’s Leading Demographer [Prof. Sergio DellaPergola] Warns of post-COVID-19 Exodus by Young, Educated Israelis,” Haaretz, July 28, 2020. 

Maya Margit/The Medina Line, “World’s first 3D-printed ‘steak’ to hit Israeli restaurants this year,” Jerusalem Post, July 9, 2020.

Guy Nardi, “Covid-19 hastens decline of Israel’s main street stores,” GLOBES, July 23, 2020.

Meir Orbach, “Streaming giant Deezer acquires Israeli music startup MUGO,” Calcalist—Ctech, July 2, 2020.,7340,L-3837493,00.html

Nidal Othman, “The Story of a Restaurant during the Corona Epidemic: A Period of Crisis for Businesses in the Arab Sector,” Moshe Dayan Center, July 28, 2020.

David Pollock, Tamar Hermann, and Ghaith al-Omari, “Palestinians and the Two-State Solution: Hard Data on the Hardest Questions,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, July 28, 2020.

Joseph Rank and Richard Baffa “What a Biden Iran strategy might look like,” Middle East Institute, July 29, 2020.

Naama Riba, “Israeli Iconography, Through the Lens of Alex Levac,” Haaretz, July 7, 2020.

David Rodman, “The Arab–Israeli Balance of Power before the Six Day War as Assessed by the American Intelligence Establishment,” Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 2020.

Joseph Rank and Richard Baffa, “What a Biden Iran strategy might look like,” Middle East Institute, July 29, 2020. 

Maxim Reider, “Ida Haendel, master violinist and champion of Israel musicians, dies at 91,” Jerusalem Post, July 4, 2020.

Paul Rivlin, “Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria: sinking together?” Moshe Dayan Center, July 27, 2020.

Bilal Y. Saab, “We Need a Better China Policy in the Middle East,” Middle East Institute, July 28, 2020.

Itay Stern, “‘Being Unique Is Much More Than Being Pretty’: Israeli Transgender Model Dreams Big,” Haaretz, July 24, 2020.

Guido Steinberg, “Regional Power United Arab Emirates,” SWP berlin, July 2020.

Jessica Steinberg, “An Israeli-created culinary streaming platform hopes to become Netflix for cooks,” Times of Israel, July 27, 2020.

David Tereshchuk, “Arab-Israeli orchestra celebrates 20 years of harmony [includes video],” PBS News Hour, July 4, 2020.

Tzach Yoked, “The Rival Iraqi Jewish Clans Who Changed the Face of Shanghai,” Haaretz, July 16, 2020. 

Steve Zerobnick, “Cycling is having a moment in Israel,” Israel21c, July 22, 2020.

Rachel Wacks, “Israelis turning watermelon waste into fuel of the future,” Ynet news/ZAVIT Environment and Science News Agency, July 25, 2020.