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

Adnan Abu Amer, “Palestinian factions mull next steps after Abbas calls off elections,” Al-Monitor, May 7, 2021. https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2021/05/palestinian-factions-mull-next-steps-after-abbas-calls-elections

Anan Abu Baker, “Postponed Palestinian Elections: Causes and Repercussions,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, May 11, 2021. https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/84509

Associated Press, “World Bank: Lebanon’s crisis among world’s worst since 1850s,” republished in Y-Net, June 1, 2021, https://www.ynetnews.com/article/SJCrY5Xcd

Naama Barak, “Everything you need to know about the Iron Dome,” Israel21c, May 19, 2021. https://www.israel21c.org/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-iron-dome/

Nahum Barnea, “Jerusalem is a volatile cocktail of poor decisions,” Ynet News, May 9, 2021. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/BkOgnfHOO

BBC Monitoring, “Israel-Gaza violence dominates Arab media,” BBC, May 12, 2021. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-57086370

Ofra Bengio, “As Pogroms Targeted Aleppo’s Jews, My Family Made a Dangerous Choice: To Flee,” Moshe Dayan Center, May 14, 2021. https://dayan.org/content/pogroms-targeted-aleppos-jews-my-family-made-dangerous-choice-flee

Ron Ben Yishai, “The land incursion that never came,” Ynet News, May 14, 2021. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/rkDkf12du

British Israel Communications and Research Center, “The postponement of the Palestinian Elections: Causes and Significance ,” BICOM Briefing, May 2021. https://www.bicom.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Palestinian-Elections-May-2021.pdf

Hannah Brown, “Israel’s French Film Festival celebrates 18th anniversary,” Jerusalem Post, May 12, 2021. https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/culture/israels-french-film-festival-celebrates-18th-anniversary-667987

Center for Israel Education, “Palestinian-Israeli Clashes, May 2021,” Webinar (53:34), Sarah Feuer, Mario Karpuj, Ken Stein, May 28, 2021, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvjs48N96vw

Center for Israel Education, “Israel on Board [Video]: The Presidency,” Center for Israel Education, June 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3ZItnS-DSQ 

Ethan Chorin, “What Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Does—And Doesn’t—Mean For The Abraham Accords,” Forbes, May 16, 2021. https://www.forbes.com/sites/ethanchorin/2021/05/16/what-israeli-palestinian-conflict-doesand-doesnt-mean-for-the-abraham-accords/?sh=591f9f2746bf

Barry Davis, “Heartwarming Israel Festival project bonds us with the food we eat,” Jerusalem Post, May 26, 2021. https://www.jpost.com/food-recipes/heartwarming-israel-festival-project-bonds-us-with-the-food-we-eat-669249

James M. Dorsey, “Playing Politics: Saudi Arabia Targets Middle America,” BESA Center, May 12, 2021. https://besacenter.org/category/perspectives-papers/page/4/

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. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/expanded-agenda-us-israel-partnership-new-technologies-new-opportunities

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. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/09/world/middleeast/biden-iran-nuclear.html

Sarah Feuer, “The Real Impact of the War Between Hamas and Israel,” The National Interest, May 21, 2021.  https://nationalinterest.org/feature/real-impact-war-between-hamas-and-israel-185917?page=0%2C1

Jonathan Frenkel, “How struggle enables Israelis to achieve difficult things [in tech],” Israel21c, May 23, 2021. https://www.israel21c.org/how-struggle-enables-israelis-to-achieve-difficult-things/

Dore Gold, “Hamas is Acting as an Arm of Iranian Power,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, May 18, 2021. https://jcpa.org/hamas-is-acting-as-an-arm-of-iranian-power/

Tom Grater, “WestEnd Boards Israeli Female Army Comedy-Drama Series ‘Dismissed,’” Deadline, May 5, 2021. https://deadline.com/2021/05/westend-israeli-female-army-comedy-drama-series-dismissed-1234750219/

Sol Gruffy, “Tel Aviv blooms in a post pandemic reawakening,” Israel21c, May 6, 2021. https://www.israel21c.org/tel-aviv-blooms-in-a-post-pandemic-reawakening/

Yoel Guzansky and Gallia Lindenstrauss, “The Growing Alignment Between the Gult and the Eastern Mediterranean,” Middle East Institute, May 25, 2021, https://www.mei.edu/publications/growing-alignment-between-gulf-and-eastern-mediterranean

Nasreen Hadad Haj-Yahya, “Why Are Israel’s Mixed Cities on Fire?” Israel Democracy Institute, May 19, 2021. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/34541

Hussein Haridy, “Wasted chances for Palestinians,” al-Ahram Online, May 6, 2021. https://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContentP/4/410548/Opinion/Wasted-chances-for-Palestinians.aspx 

Tamar Herman and Or Anabi, “Israelis Assess Operation “Guardian of the Walls,” Israel Democracy Institute, May 24, 2021, https://en.idi.org.il/articles/34565

Ben Hubbard, Farnaz Fassihi and Jane Arraf, “Fierce Foes, Iran and Saudi Arabia Secretly Explore Defusing Tensions,” New York Times, May 1, 2021. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/01/world/middleeast/Saudi-Iran-talks.html

Stephen Kallao and John Myers, “Meet Tamar Aphek, The Israeli Guitarist Who Plays ‘Jazz & Roll’ [Video Performance],” NPR, May 6, 2021. https://www.npr.org/2021/05/06/994271145/meet-tamar-aphek-the-israeli-guitarist-who-plays-jazz-roll

Ofer Kenig, “Prime Minister from a Small Party? Impossible? Well… There are Examples,” Israel Democracy Institute, May 30, 2021. https://en.idi.org.il/articles/34259

Elsa Keslassy, “As Social Media Amplifies Israel-Palestine Conflict, Film Industry Bonds Are Strained,” Variety, May 19, 2021. https://variety.com/2021/film/global/israel-palestine-2021-film-industry-impact-1234975511/

Isabel Kershner, “Who Is Yair Lapid, Israel’s Would-Be Prime Minister?” New York Times, May 5, 2021. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/05/world/middleeast/yair-lapid-israel.html

Aharon Kleiman, “First Among the Nations? A Cautionary against Triumphalism in Israeli Foreign Policy,” Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, April 8, 2021.  https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23739770.2021.1892311?src=

Lisa Klug, “The Israel-Arab woman bringing diversity to Hebrew University,” Israel21c, May 4, 2021. https://www.israel21c.org/the-israel-arab-woman-bringing-diversity-to-hebrew-university/

David Koren, “Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel: Between Conflict and Containment,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, May 24, 2021. https://jiss.org.il/en/koren-jewish-arab-relations-in-israel-between-conflict-and-containment/

Ephraim Lavie, Meir Eran, Ilham Shabari, Khader Sawead and Jony Essa, “Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel, April-May 2021,” INSS, May 31, 2021. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/arabs-and-jews-in-israel/?utm_source=activetrail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=INSS%20Insight%20%7C%20Jewish-Arab%20Relations%20in%20Israel,%20April-May%202021

Doron Matza, “Operation Guardian of the Walls: Tactical Victory, Strategic Defeat,” BESA Center, May 25, 2021. https://besacenter.org/operation-guardian-of-the-walls-tactical-victory-strategic-defeat/

Michael Milstein, “Changing the rules of the Gaza game,” Ynet News, May 27, 2021. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/BJFq1gTKO

David Makovsky, “Why Blinken Will Have a Tough Sell,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 25, 2021. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/why-blinken-will-have-tough-sell

Asher Maoz, “The true motives of the ultra-Orthodox parties,” Ynet News, May 28, 2021. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/S1ZduypKd 

David May and Jonathan Schanzer, “The truth about Hamas,” The Washington Examiner, May 20, 2021. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/the-truth-about-hamas

Jonathan Nizar Elkhoury, “Is there a Shift in Lebanese Public Opinion toward Israel?” Moshe Dayan Center, May 26, 2021. https://dayan.org/content/there-shift-lebanese-public-opinion-toward-israel

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. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/israel-gaza-violence-means-biden-must-avoid-emboldening-hamas-any-cease-fire-deal

Gaith al-Omari, “Palestinian Politics Are More Divided Than Ever,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 27, 2021. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/palestinian-politics-are-more-divided-ever 

Pew Research Center, “Jewish Americans in 2020,” Pew Forum, May 11, 2021. https://www.pewforum.org/2021/05/11/jewish-americans-in-2020/

Yohanan Plesner, “Israel must differentiate between Hamas, Arab riots—opinion,” Jerusalem Post, May 20, 2021. https://www.jpost.com/opinion/israel-must-differentiate-between-hamas-arab-riots-opinion-668686

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. https://israeled.org/jews-and-moslems-in-jerusalem-har-ha-bayit-and-al-haram-al-sharif-1917-present-a-history/

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. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23739770.2021.1904624

Haviv Retig Gur, “Wednesday’s presidential race is a microcosm of Israeli Jews’ deeper divides,” Times of Israel, June 2, 2021. https://www.timesofisrael.com/wednesdays-presidential-race-is-a-microcosm-of-israeli-jews-deeper-divides/

Paul Rivlin, “The UAE and Israel: Developing Relations and the Challenge Ahead,” Moshe Dayan Center, May 30, 2021. https://dayan.org/content/uae-and-israel-developing-relations-and-challenge-ahead

Grant Rumley and Neri Zilber, “A Military Assessment of the Israel-Hamas Conflict,”  Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 25, 2021, https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/military-assessment-israel-hamas-conflict

Robert Satloff, “What’s wrong with the NY Times’ report on children’s deaths? So much.” Times of Israel, May 31, 2021. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/what-was-wrong-with-the-ny-times-report-on-childrens-deaths-so-much/

Jonathan Schanzer, “The War Between Wars Heats Up,” Pundicity, June 2021. http://schanzer.pundicity.com/25388/the-war-between-wars-heats-up 

David Schenker, “Rehabilitating Assad: The Arab League Embraces a Pariah,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 4, 2021. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/rehabilitating-assad-arab-league-embraces-pariah

H. Alan Scott, “Unorthodox’s Shira Haas Is the New Face of Israeli Cinema,” Newsweek, May 26, 2021. https://www.newsweek.com/2021/06/11/unorthodoxs-shira-haas-new-face-israeli-cinema-1594709.html

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. https://jcpa.org/irans-supreme-leader-the-global-balance-of-power-is-tilting-toward-palestine-and-muslims/

Eldad Shavit, “The United States and Israel: Insights following Operation Guardian of the Walls,” INSS, May 30, 2021. https://www.inss.org.il/publication/guardian-of-the-walls-usa/ 

Shoshana Solomon, “Israel’s political stalemate impacts economy more than Hamas rockets – Moody’s,” Times of Israel, May 20, 2021. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israels-political-stalemate-impacts-economy-more-than-hamas-rockets-moodys/

Shoshana Solomon, “Israeli tech surges with investors jumping in as COVID spurs digitalization,” Times of Israel, May 26, 2021. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-tech-surges-with-investors-jumping-in-as-covid-spurs-digitalization/ 

Daniel Sonnefeld, “How Israeli Startups made a splash in Europe,” Y-Net News, May 29, 2021, https://www.ynetnews.com/business/article/rJzIseOw00

Kenneth Stein, “Analyses of Palestinian Community in 2021,” [Arab sources], Center for Israel Education, April 2021, https://israeled.org/analyses-of-palestinian-community-in-2021-bibliography-and-references/

Kenneth Stein, “Hamas Charter totally rejects Israel and Zionism,” Center for Israel Education, May 27, 2021, https://israeled.org/hamas-charter-totally-rejects-israel-and-zionism/

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. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israels-eden-alene-makes-it-into-eurovision-finals/

Asher Susser, “Still Standing, but Shaky: Jordan at 100,” Fathom Journal, May 2021. https://fathomjournal.org/still-standing-but-shaky-jordan-at-100/

Ben-Dror Yemini, “The truth about the Hamas terrorist organization,” Ynet News, May 18, 2021. https://www.ynetnews.com/article/ryFgHO11Yu 

Moran Zaga, “A look at UAE policy on the Israeli-Palestinian issue—opinion,” Jerusalem Post, May 10, 2021. https://www.jpost.com/opinion/a-look-at-uae-policy-on-the-israeli-palestinian-issue-opinion-667794