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

Micky Aharonson, “The Israel-Russia-Syria deal: Cost, beneficiaries and future deals,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, March 3, 2021. 

Aida Alami, “Bridging Time, Distance and Distrust with Music: Neta Elkayam, an Israeli singer, plumbs the rich culture of the Moroccan Jews,” New York Times, March 26, 2021.

Ali Al-Nuami, “Middle East needs to learn lessons from the Holocaust,” Ynet News, March 6, 2021.

Gaith Al-Omari, “If Palestinian Elections Proceed, Hamas May Have the Upper Hand,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, March 25, 2021.

Nellie Andreeva, “Shira Haas To Star In Golda Meir TV Series From Barbra Streisand, Eric Tuchman, Mimi Leder, PatMa & MGM/UA TV,” Deadline, March 1, 2021.

Arab News, “Image Nation Abu Dhabi launches cultural exchange webinars with Israel Film Fund,” Arab News, March 2021.

Muriel Assenburg, “Palestinian Elections, Finally,” SWP Berlin, March 2021. 

Carnegie Connects, “Analyzing Israel’s Fourth Election: Will there be a Fifth?” Panel Discussion, Aaron Miller, Daniel Kurtzer, Natan Sachs, and Dahlia Scheindlin, March 30, 2021, (1:03)

Carnegie Connects, “Asset, Liability, or Both: The Future of U.S.-Relations,” Panel Discussion, Aaron Miller, Yasmine Farouk, Bernard Haykel, and Robin Wright, March 17, 2021, (59:00)

Daphna Aviram-Nitzan and Nasreen Haddad Haj-Yahya, “Arabs in the Labor Market and COVID-19,” Israel Democracy Institute, March 9, 2021.

Dubi Ben-Gedalya, “Haifa Bay – Persian Gulf railway moves ahead Haifa Bay Photo: Tamar Matsafi,” Globes, March 8, 2021.

Yoni Ben Menachem, “Mahmoud Abbas Seeks to Neutralize Mohammed Dahlan,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, March 8, 2021.

Nir Bohms, “Israel and Lebanon: A Bridge Over Troubled Waters?” Moshe Dayan Center, March 3, 2021.

Emily Burack, “From ‘Mank’ to an Israeli short film: A Jewish guide to the 2021 Oscars,” Times of Israel, March 15, 2021.

Mordechai Chaziza and Efraim Karsh, “China in the Middle East: “Silk Road” to the Levant,” Middle East Quarterly, Spring 2021.

Liraz Cohen, “Israeli fashion gets creative during corona,” Israel21c, March 24, 2021.

Paul Driessen, “Saving the Red Sea’s coral reefs by building fake ones,” Israel21c, March 16, 2021.

Intissar Fakir and Isabelle Werenfels, “The Pandemic and Governance in the Maghreb: A Moment of Truth,” SWP Berlin, February 2021.

Efran Fard, “Israeli Intelligence Cooperation with Arab Allies Thwarts Iranian Terrorism,” BESA Center, March 8, 2021.

Hagay Hachohen, “Hagay Hachohen, “A sweet Israeli food innovation designed to combat COVID-19 obesity,” Jerusalem Post, March 21, 2021. 

Ari Heistein, Daniel Rakov and Yoel Guzansky, “What Will the Middle East Look Like in 2030?” Middle East Institute, March 2021.

Tamar Hermann and Or Anabi, “Only 29% of Israelis think the Elections will Resolve the Political Stalemate,” Israel Democracy Institute, March 9, 2021. 

Tamar Hermann and Or Anabi,”The Views of Israeli Voters,” Israel Democracy Institute, March 21, 2021.

Pinhas Pinhas Inbari, “Planned Palestinian Election is a Battle within Fatah, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, March 24, 2021,

Hamada Jaber, “The Third Palestinian Legislative Elections,” Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, March 2021.

Ilana Kaplan, “Noga Erez on Making Pop Music in Locked Down Israel,” Paper Magazine, March 26, 2021.

Yuval Karni, “Israel’s elections pandemic,” Ynet News, March 29, 2021. 

Ofer Kenig, “Preliminary Election Results 2021,” Israel Democracy Institute, March 24, 2021. 

Herb Keinon, “Israel’s conversion ruling: What it does and doesn’t do,” Jerusalem Post, March 4, 2021.

Jack Khoury, “Israel Election Results: Arab Parties Take Stock After Failure in Polls,” Haaretz, March 26, 2021. 

Rivkah Lambert Adler, “Amid coronavirus, Israelis open small home-based food businesses,” Jerusalem Post, March 3, 2021.

Abigail Klein Leichamnn, “Israeli trumpeter’s unique East-West sound wins jazz prize,” Israel21c, March 9, 2021.

Dr. Frank Musmar and Dr. Najat Al-Saied, “Combatting Antisemitism Benefits the Arab World,” BESA Center, March 30, 2021.

Houda Nonoo, “A very different Passover in Bahrain,” Ynet News, March 26, 2021.   

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, “[Palestinian] Public Opinion Poll No,”  Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Ramallah, March 23, 2021.

Asnhel Pfeffer, “Outlast Bitter Rival Netanyahu or Taint the Israeli Presidency: Rivlin’s Post-election Dilemma,” Haaretz, March 31, 2021.

Yohanon Plesner, “Despite it All – Israelis Must Vote,” Israel Democracy Institute, March 23, 2021.

David Pollock, “The Arab Spring Then and Now, Through the Prism of Public Opinion,” INSS and Washington Institute for Near East PolicyStrategic Assessment, Winter 2001.

Adam Ragson, “Israel Has Its 4th National Election in 2 Years. Here’s Why.” New York Times, March 17-23, 2021. 

Bruce Reidel, “Jordan’s crown prince steps to the fore amid strained relations with Israel,” Brookings Institute, March 15, 2021.

Elie Rekhess, “The elections for the 24th Knesset: A Turning Point in the Integration of Arabs into National Politics?” Moshe Dayan Center, March 18, 2021.

Paul Rivlin, “Changes in Oil Markets and New Technology: The Effects of COVID-19 and Climate Change,” Moshe Dayan Center, March 21, 2021.

Dennis Ross, “How Biden Can Overcome Iran’s Maximum Pressure,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, March 12, 2021.

David Schenker, Robert Satloff,Middle East Policy from Trump to Biden: Views from Inside the State Department’s Near East Bureau,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, March 10, 2021.

Hanan Shai, “The Revolution Within the IDF,” BESA Center, March 24, 2021.

Nachman Shai, “The Fall of Liberal Zionism,” three one-hour reflections by a former Knesset member and candidate for the March 2021 elections.

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Mahmous Shanan Omri Eilat, “From a Community to a Society: Trends in Druze Voting Patterns in the Knesset Elections, 1996–2020,” Moshe Dayan Center, March 18, 2021. 

Michael Segall, “Iranian Revolutionary Guards Publication: Young People in Iran Pose a Security Threat to the Regime,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, March 22, 2021.

Times of Israel, “Israeli short film on African migrants among 10 finalists for Academy Awards,” Times of Israel, March 11, 2021.

Assaf Shapira, Ofer Kenig and Avital Friedman, “Women’s Representation in the Knesset and the Government: An Overview,” Israel Democracy Institute, March 8, 2021.

Mohamed Soliman, “Egypt to seek over $1 bln in compensations for losses and costs of floating ship that blocked Suez Canal: SCA Chairman Rabie,” Al-Ahram Online, April 1, 2021.–bln-in-compensations-for-losse.aspx

Ken Stein, “Origins of Israeli Democracy: Jewish Political Culture and Pre-State Practice,” March 16, 2021,

Jessica Steinberg, “Israeli Opera reopens with classics for in-house audiences,” March 10, 2021.

UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, “Analyzing the 2021 Israeli Election: Results and Prospects,” Panel Discussion with Oded Haklai, Menachem Hofnung, Liron Lavi, Dov Waxman,  (59:53)

Ofer Zalzberg, “Trump and Netanyahu: The Disagreements Beneath The Surface,” Fathom Journal, March 2021.