Newsletter July 2016

The Arab League meets in Cairo in May: Netanyahu has been deliberately ambivalent towards the Arab peace plan. Credit: UN News Center

Credit: UN News Center

Netanyahu and the Palestinian Conundrum
Dr. Leslie Susser

Is Netanyahu’s maneuvering aimed at putting in place regional conditions for resolving the Palestinian conflict or is it meant to create a substitute for the two-state solution?… Read more


The only thing propping up Israel’s economy was a wave of consumer spending; shoppers at the Malha Mall in Jerusalem. Credit: Yehudit Garin-Kol / PikiWiki

Credit: Yehudit Garin-Kol / PikiWiki

Beware The Black Swan
Prof. Shlomo Maital

Israel’s economic growth is slowing down. Economist Prof. Shlomo Maital indicates how to handle the situation… Read more


Demonstrators in Taksim Square, 15 June 2013. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Credit: Wikimedia Commons

The Honeymoon is Over
Prof. Dror Zeevi

Europe and Turkey need each other, but Turkish membership of the EU is an unlikely scenario… Read more


President Reuven Rivlin, on an official visit to the European Union in Brussels, meets the President of the European Council (and former Polish Prime Minister) Donald Tusk, June 21. Credit: Mark Neiman - GPO.

Credit: Mark Neiman – GPO.

Forged in Blood
Dr. Laurence Weinbaum

Israelis and Poles seek to explore their common heritage and to map a common future… Read more


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