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

Christophe Abi-Nassif, “The Unfolding struggle for political survival in Lebanon,” Middle East Institute, April 27, 2021.

Naama Barak, “In Tel Aviv, amazing Brutalist architecture hides in plain sight,” Israel21c, April 21, 2021.  

Katherine Bauer and Matthew Levitt, “Hamas Fields a Militant Electoral List: Implications for U.S.-Palestinian Ties,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 21, 2021.

Alan Baker, “What Does the Return of the “Two State Solution” Mean?” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, April 22, 2021.

Ofra Bengio, “The “Non-State” State in Iraqi Political Discourse and Action,” Moshe Dayan Center, April 21, 2021.

Brian Blum, “[Israeli company] CropX to monitor soil quality in partnership with NASA,” Israel21c, April 1, 2021.  

Anna Borshchevskaya, “Russia in the Middle East: A Source of Stability or a Pot-Stirrer?” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 21, 2021.

Aaron Boxerman, “Ra’am’s guiding charter backs Palestinian right of return, calls Zionism racist,” Times of Israel, April 4, 2021.

Center for Israel Education, “Political Statements on a Two-State Solution to Resolve the Arab (Palestinian) – Israeli Conflict, 1937-Present,” Center for Israel Education, April 19, 2021.

Udi Dekel and Carmit Valensi, “After a Decade of War in Syria, Israel Should Change its Policy,” INSS, April 7, 2021.

Dan Diker and Khaled Abu Toameh, “Mansour Abbas, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Abraham Effect,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, April 21, 2021.

Oded Eran and Yohanon Tzoreff, “Possible Rapprochement between Fatah and Hamas: Is Israel Ready?” INSS, April 5, 2021.

Daniel Egel, Shira Efron, Linda Robinson, “Peace Dividend Widening the Economic Growth and Development Benefits of the Abraham Accords,” The Rand Corporation, March 2021.

Shlomi Fogel and Rotem Sella, “[Vimeo] How the Israeli Economy Will Overcome the Corona Crisis ,” Tikvah Fund JLC, April 2021.  

Gabe Friedman and JTA, “Before Helen Mirren Plays Golda Meir, Here Are 7 Other Movies About Israeli Prime Ministers,” Haaretz, April 11, 2021.  

Dore Gold, “Recalibrating the diplomacy of Middle East peace – Opinion,” Jerusalem Post, March 25, 2021.   

Yosef Haresh, “A Stock Market Fad Now, Israeli Food-tech Is Riding a Revolution in Eating,” Haaretz, April 14, 2021.

Ari Heistein and Elisha Stoin, “Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Understanding the Houthi Threat to Israel,” INSS, April 27, 2021.

Sarah Henderson, “Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates spring,” Jerusalem Post, April 19, 2021.

Tamar Herman, Gidi Rahat and Elie Rekhess, “Divided We Stand,” Israel Democracy Institute and Northwestern Israel innovation Project, April 13, 2021.   

Tamar Herman and Or Anabi, “48% of Israelis Support Forming a Government with Support From Arab Parties,” Israel Democracy Institute, April 5, 2021.  

Ben Hubbard, Farnaz Fassihi and Ronen Bergman, “Iran Rattled as Israel Repeatedly Strikes Key Targets,” New York Times, April 20, 2021.

Efraim Inbar and Eran Lerman, “Ramifications of an American Return to the 2015 Nuclear Agreement,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, April 28, 2021.

Jerusalem Post, “Israeli, Lebanese singer collaborate on Arabic version of Hebrew song,” Jerusalem Post, April 12, 2021.

Allison Kaplan Sommer, “Two Films About Power Dynamics in Israel and West Bank to Face Off at the Oscars,” Haaretz, April 25, 2021.  

Isabel Kershner, “My Life in Israel’s Brave New Post-Pandemic Future,” New York Times, April 30, 2021.

Mehdi Khalaji, “The Zarif Tape: Revelations on Russia, the Qods Force, and Iran’s Election,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 29, 2021.

Jack Khoury, “Foiling Netanyahu Vote, Islamist Party’s Strategy Pays Off. Now the Pressure Begins,” Haaretz, April 21, 2021.  

Patrick Kingsley, “Palestinian Vote Delayed, Prolonging Split for West Bank and Gaza,” New York Times, April 29, 2021.

Kuperwasser, Yossi, “President Biden’s Middle East Policy,” Fathom, April 2021.

Abigail Klein Leichmann, “Artists from Bahrain, Iran take part in Haifa exhibition,” Israel21c, April 14, 2021.  

Josh Kram, “Expanding U.S.-Israel Partnerships in Health Innovation,” US Chamber of Commerce, April 2021.  

Meir Litvak, “Iran, the Shia, and the Arab Upheaval: The Ideological Response,” INSS Strategic Assessment, January 2021.   

Marisa Mazrai-Katz, “How the Artists Behind ‘Shtisel’ Brought Akiva’s Journey to Life,” New York Times, April 20, 2021.  

Middle East Institute (12 authors), “The Biden Administration and the Middle East: Reflecting on the first 100 days, Middle East Institute, April 28, 2021.

Adveith Nair and Sylvia Westall, “UAE Firm Led by Key Royal Sets Up Data JV With Israel’s Rafael,” Bloomberg, April 19, 2021.

Salah Nasrawi, “Palestinians’ looming political crisis,” Ahram Online, April 27, 2021.’-looming-political-crisis-.aspx  

Ali al-Nuaimi, Zeina Barakat and El Mehdi Boudra, “Teaching the Holocaust in the Arab World,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 12, 2021.  

Ghaith al-Omari, “To Vote or Not to Vote: Implications of Postponing Palestinian Elections,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 28, 2021. 

Office of the Director of National Intelligence, “Annual Threat Assessment: report of worldwide threats to the national security of the United States,” Office of the Director of National Intelligence, April 9, 2021.

Gal Perl Finkel, “”War Month”: A Test of the IDF’s Operational Concept and a Dress Rehearsal for the Next War,” INSS, April 25, 2021.

Yohanan Plesner, “Breaking Israel’s Political Deadlock,” Israel Democracy Institute, April 14, 2021.

David Pollock and Sander Gerber, “Biden’s ‘Open Door’ to the Palestinian Authority,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 26, 2021.

Haviv Rettig Gur, “Did a dry, procedural Knesset vote just signal the end of the Netanyahu era?” Times of Israel,  April 20, 2021.

Reuters, “Facing the first elections since 15 years, young Palestinians demand reforms,” al-Arabiya News, April 5, 2021.  

Dennis Ross, “For Diplomacy to Work, Iran Must Understand That It Cannot Overplay Its Hand,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 26, 2021.

Robert Satloff and Gaith al-Omari, “The Hamzah Affair: Context and Implications of Jordan’s Royal Crisis,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, April 5, 2021.   

Michael Sauers, “UN: Morocco, Israel Discuss Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture,” Morocco World News, April 23, 2021.  

Jon Schiller, “Emiratis, Israelis launch deal at Start-Up Nation Central,” Israel21c, April 25, 2021.  

Tom Segev and Dov Waxman, “A State at Any Cost: The Life and Legacy of David Ben-Gurion,” UCLA’s Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, April 15, 2021.

Assaf Shapira and Amir Fuchs, “The Return of Direct Elections for Prime Minister?” Israel Democracy Institute, April 20, 2021.  

Eldad Shavit and Sima Shine, “A Return to the Nuclear Agreement? Contacts between the United States and Iran,” INSS, April 13, 2021.

Kenneth Stein, “Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations are not Ripe,” Center for Israel Education, April 28, 2021.

Jessica Steinberg, “After Abraham Accords, Jewish-Arab art show tries to transcend historic conflict,” Times of Israel, April 5, 2021.  

Times of Israel, “Over half of Israel’s Holocaust survivors require food handouts — survey,” Times of Israel, April 7, 2021.

Tova Tzimuki, Eli senior, Ahiya Raved, “AG launches probe into police conduct at Meron as local chief takes blame,” Ynet News, April 30, 2021.  

Yohanan Tzoreff and Kobi Michael, “Fatah and the Legislative Council Elections: The Split and Its Implications,” INSS, April 25, 2021.