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Adnan Abu Amer, “Palestinian factions mull next steps after Abbas calls off elections,” Al-Monitor, May 7, 2021.

Anan Abu Baker, “Postponed Palestinian Elections: Causes and Repercussions,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, May 11, 2021.

Associated Press, “World Bank: Lebanon’s crisis among world’s worst since 1850s,” republished in Y-Net, June 1, 2021,

Naama Barak, “Everything you need to know about the Iron Dome,” Israel21c, May 19, 2021.

Nahum Barnea, “Jerusalem is a volatile cocktail of poor decisions,” Ynet News, May 9, 2021.

BBC Monitoring, “Israel-Gaza violence dominates Arab media,” BBC, May 12, 2021.

Ofra Bengio, “As Pogroms Targeted Aleppo’s Jews, My Family Made a Dangerous Choice: To Flee,” Moshe Dayan Center, May 14, 2021.

Ron Ben Yishai, “The land incursion that never came,” Ynet News, May 14, 2021.

British Israel Communications and Research Center, “The postponement of the Palestinian Elections: Causes and Significance ,” BICOM Briefing, May 2021.

Hannah Brown, “Israel’s French Film Festival celebrates 18th anniversary,” Jerusalem Post, May 12, 2021.

Center for Israel Education, “Palestinian-Israeli Clashes, May 2021,” Webinar (53:34), Sarah Feuer, Mario Karpuj, Ken Stein, May 28, 2021,

Center for Israel Education, “Israel on Board [Video]: The Presidency,” Center for Israel Education, June 2021. 

Ethan Chorin, “What Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Does—And Doesn’t—Mean For The Abraham Accords,” Forbes, May 16, 2021.

Barry Davis, “Heartwarming Israel Festival project bonds us with the food we eat,” Jerusalem Post, May 26, 2021.

James M. Dorsey, “Playing Politics: Saudi Arabia Targets Middle America,” BESA Center, May 12, 2021.

Michael Eisenstadt, Henry Obering III, Samantha Ravich and David Pollock, “An Expanded Agenda for U.S.-Israel Partnership: New Technologies, New Opportunities [YouTube Video],” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 7, 2021.

Steven Erdlanger and David E. Sanger, “U.S. and Iran Want to Restore the Nuclear Deal. They Disagree Deeply on What That Means.” New York Times, May 9, 2021.

Sarah Feuer, “The Real Impact of the War Between Hamas and Israel,” The National Interest, May 21, 2021.

Jonathan Frenkel, “How struggle enables Israelis to achieve difficult things [in tech],” Israel21c, May 23, 2021.

Dore Gold, “Hamas is Acting as an Arm of Iranian Power,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, May 18, 2021.

Tom Grater, “WestEnd Boards Israeli Female Army Comedy-Drama Series ‘Dismissed,’” Deadline, May 5, 2021.

Sol Gruffy, “Tel Aviv blooms in a post pandemic reawakening,” Israel21c, May 6, 2021.

Yoel Guzansky and Gallia Lindenstrauss, “The Growing Alignment Between the Gult and the Eastern Mediterranean,” Middle East Institute, May 25, 2021,

Nasreen Hadad Haj-Yahya, “Why Are Israel’s Mixed Cities on Fire?” Israel Democracy Institute, May 19, 2021.

Hussein Haridy, “Wasted chances for Palestinians,” al-Ahram Online, May 6, 2021. 

Tamar Herman and Or Anabi, “Israelis Assess Operation “Guardian of the Walls,” Israel Democracy Institute, May 24, 2021,

Ben Hubbard, Farnaz Fassihi and Jane Arraf, “Fierce Foes, Iran and Saudi Arabia Secretly Explore Defusing Tensions,” New York Times, May 1, 2021.

Stephen Kallao and John Myers, “Meet Tamar Aphek, The Israeli Guitarist Who Plays ‘Jazz & Roll’ [Video Performance],” NPR, May 6, 2021.

Ofer Kenig, “Prime Minister from a Small Party? Impossible? Well… There are Examples,” Israel Democracy Institute, May 30, 2021.

Elsa Keslassy, “As Social Media Amplifies Israel-Palestine Conflict, Film Industry Bonds Are Strained,” Variety, May 19, 2021.

Isabel Kershner, “Who Is Yair Lapid, Israel’s Would-Be Prime Minister?” New York Times, May 5, 2021.

Aharon Kleiman, “First Among the Nations? A Cautionary against Triumphalism in Israeli Foreign Policy,” Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, April 8, 2021.

Lisa Klug, “The Israel-Arab woman bringing diversity to Hebrew University,” Israel21c, May 4, 2021.

David Koren, “Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel: Between Conflict and Containment,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, May 24, 2021.

Ephraim Lavie, Meir Eran, Ilham Shabari, Khader Sawead and Jony Essa, “Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel, April-May 2021,” INSS, May 31, 2021.,%20April-May%202021

Doron Matza, “Operation Guardian of the Walls: Tactical Victory, Strategic Defeat,” BESA Center, May 25, 2021.

Michael Milstein, “Changing the rules of the Gaza game,” Ynet News, May 27, 2021.

David Makovsky, “Why Blinken Will Have a Tough Sell,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 25, 2021.

Asher Maoz, “The true motives of the ultra-Orthodox parties,” Ynet News, May 28, 2021. 

David May and Jonathan Schanzer, “The truth about Hamas,” The Washington Examiner, May 20, 2021.

Jonathan Nizar Elkhoury, “Is there a Shift in Lebanese Public Opinion toward Israel?” Moshe Dayan Center, May 26, 2021.

Gaith al-Omari, “Israel-Gaza Violence Means Biden Must Avoid Emboldening Hamas in Any Cease-Fire Deal,” ,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 18, 2021.

Gaith al-Omari, “Palestinian Politics Are More Divided Than Ever,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 27, 2021. 

Pew Research Center, “Jewish Americans in 2020,” Pew Forum, May 11, 2021.

Yohanan Plesner, “Israel must differentiate between Hamas, Arab riots—opinion,” Jerusalem Post, May 20, 2021.

Yitzhak Reiter and Jon Seligman, “Jews and Moslems in Jerusalem—Har Ha Bayit and Al-Haram al-Sharif, 1917-present—A history,” Center for Israel Education, 2020.

Gideon Remez, ““But He Was Good for Israel, Wasn’t He?” A Reassessment of the Jewish State’s Embrace of Donald Trump,” Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, April 25, 2021.

Haviv Retig Gur, “Wednesday’s presidential race is a microcosm of Israeli Jews’ deeper divides,” Times of Israel, June 2, 2021.

Paul Rivlin, “The UAE and Israel: Developing Relations and the Challenge Ahead,” Moshe Dayan Center, May 30, 2021.

Grant Rumley and Neri Zilber, “A Military Assessment of the Israel-Hamas Conflict,”  Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 25, 2021,

Robert Satloff, “What’s wrong with the NY Times’ report on children’s deaths? So much.” Times of Israel, May 31, 2021.

Jonathan Schanzer, “The War Between Wars Heats Up,” Pundicity, June 2021. 

David Schenker, “Rehabilitating Assad: The Arab League Embraces a Pariah,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 4, 2021.

H. Alan Scott, “Unorthodox’s Shira Haas Is the New Face of Israeli Cinema,” Newsweek, May 26, 2021.

Michael Segall, “Iran’s Supreme Leader: The Global Balance of Power Is Tilting toward “Palestine” and Muslims,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, May 19, 2021.

Eldad Shavit, “The United States and Israel: Insights following Operation Guardian of the Walls,” INSS, May 30, 2021. 

Shoshana Solomon, “Israel’s political stalemate impacts economy more than Hamas rockets – Moody’s,” Times of Israel, May 20, 2021.

Shoshana Solomon, “Israeli tech surges with investors jumping in as COVID spurs digitalization,” Times of Israel, May 26, 2021. 

Daniel Sonnefeld, “How Israeli Startups made a splash in Europe,” Y-Net News, May 29, 2021,

Kenneth Stein, “Analyses of Palestinian Community in 2021,” [Arab sources], Center for Israel Education, April 2021,

Kenneth Stein, “Hamas Charter totally rejects Israel and Zionism,” Center for Israel Education, May 27, 2021,

Jessica Steinberg, “Israel’s Eden Alene makes it into Eurovision finals [Israel’s first Ethiopian contestant to do so],” Times of Israel, May 19, 2021.

Asher Susser, “Still Standing, but Shaky: Jordan at 100,” Fathom Journal, May 2021.

Ben-Dror Yemini, “The truth about the Hamas terrorist organization,” Ynet News, May 18, 2021. 

Moran Zaga, “A look at UAE policy on the Israeli-Palestinian issue—opinion,” Jerusalem Post, May 10, 2021.