Tel Aviv Notes is the Moshe Dayan Center's bi-monthly analytical update on current affairs and regional developments in the Middle East. It has a regular distribution schedule on the 10th and 26th of each month. On occasion, as events in the region become breaking news, research fellows provide special editions of Tel Aviv Notes to keep our subscribers updated as events unfold. Currently, we have archived issues dating back to 2011. If you are looking for an older article, please contact us and we will be glad to assist.
Tel Aviv Notes - Contemporary Middle East Analysis
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Brandon Friedman examines the firestorm of recent developments in Saudi Arabia.
The Demise of Islamism in Egypt? - The Dissolution of al-Gamaʿa al-Islamiyya’s "Building and Development" Party
MDC Researcher Michael Barak examines the consequences of Egypt's decision to dissolve the "Building and Development" Party, the political wing of al-Gamaʿa al-Islamiyya.
Arik Rudnitzsky examines changes in the historiography of Arab society in Israel and shows how new contributions highlight the elements of resistance that prevailed among the Arab population in the years following the establishment of the state.
MDC Researcher, Ronen Zeidel, analyzes recent developments in the war against the Islamic State in Iraq.
MDC Researcher Joel D. Parker explains the unique relationship between Lebanese Prime Minister Saʿad al-Hariri and his governing coalition in the context of Hizballah's recent conquest of ʿArsal and the Syrian war.
MDC Researcher Brandon Friedman examines Israel's relations with the conservative Sunni Arab regimes and the current crisis over access to Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount.
MDC Research Fellow Dr. Mira Tzoreff examines the changes in the Egyptian public discourse about the June 1967 War, on the occasion of its 50-year anniversary.
MDC Senior Research Fellow Ofra Bengio outlines the importance of Kirkuk to the Kurdish Region of Iraq and explains the elements of the Kurdish leadership's strategy for advancing towards independence.
MDC Principal Researcher Emeritus Gideon Gera examines the results of the Algerian parliamentary elections and explores their implications for stability and governance in Algeria.
MDC Researcher Brandon Friedman examines how the Saudis viewed U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia for the Arab Islamic American Summit.