Ken's Blog

Ken Stein, "History of Modern Israel - From Abraham, Sinai, diasporas, Herzl, Balfour, Zionism, Ben-Gurion, and State Building to 1948" March 13, 2024 Spanish, Hebrew, Portuguese, Polish
Ken Stein, "Assessment of the Hamas-Israel War – Four Months – February 2024" March 7, 2024 Spanish Translation
Ken Stein, "Israel y el Medio Oriente Entrevista,  Israel and the Middle East,”  with Dr. Armando Alducin and Maurico Friedman (75 minutes) Spanish-English Interview
Ken Stein, "1991 – Stein and Lewis 'Lessons from Fifty Years of Arab-Israeli Negotiating Experiences,' A Study Group Report, USIP" February 21, 2024
Ken Stein, "Biden’s lifelong support for Israel: Compatibility to American Strategic Interests in the Middle East" Febrary 14, 2024
Ken Stein, "2004 - PM Ariel Sharon explains why Israel will leave Gaza in hopes for lasting Israeli-Palestinian agreement" February 14, 2024
Ken Stein, "1948 War - Palestinian and Arab historians explain why Palestinians lost the 1948-1949 War" February 1, 2024 Spanish Translation
Ken Stein, "75 Works of Art" February 1, 2024
Ken Stein, "January 2024 - Readings and Videos: Histories of Jewish Peoplehood, Zionism and Israel" February 1, 2024 Spanish Translation, Hebrew Translation
Ken Stein, "Ken Stein, The Arab-Israel War of 1948 – A Short History" January 30, 2024 Spanish Translation
Ken Stein, "2021 - Yahyah Sinwar, Hamas leader in Gaza, seeks Israel’s eradication; thanks Iran - his own words" January 27, 2024
Ken Stein, "After October War, Golda Meir takes responsibility for missteps, voluntarily resigns as Prime Minister" January 21, 2024
Ken Stein, "2003 - 2015 Former President Carter repeatedly embraces Hamas" January 6, 2024
Ken Stein, "The 1973 October War – A Short History" January 1, 2024 Spanish Translation
Ken Stein, "Profound anti-Israeli prejudice is intended when Israel's story begins ONLY from after the June 1967 War. No Arab complicity or responsibility?" December 23, 2023 - Presentation
Ken Stein, "Anti-Israeli teaching on American campuses: Origins, Extent, and Remedies" December 21, 2023 Spanish Translation
Ken Stein, "December 15, 1973 - Fifty Years Ago, in a lesson of Arab politics, Secretary Kissinger meets Syrian President after the October War" December 15, 2023 Spanish Translation
Ken Stein, "A Short History of Hamas" December 10, 2023 Spanish Translation
Ken Stein, "Origins of Israeli Democracy: Jewish Political Culture and Pre-State Practice" November 20, 2023
Ken Stein, "What if the Palestinian Elite had chosen Compromise rather than boycott Zionism: How might history have unfolded differently?" November 12, 2023
Ken Stein, "Zionism’s Overarching Concept: Seek and Preserve Jewish Self-determination" November 11, 2023 
Ken Stein, "Yitzhak Rabin’s explanation for recognizing the PLO in 1993: Diminish the influence of Hamas" November 4, 2023 Spanish Translation
Ken Stein, "Suggested Videos on the Hamas-Israel War" November 2, 2023
Ken Stein, "Oct 7, 2023 – Ken Stein –  Analyses of Hamas Attack on Israel" October 8, 2023 (video: 8 minutes)
Ken Stein, "30 Years Since Oslo - Curated Readings" September 18, 2023
Ken Stein, "Dayenu – From Exodus to Contemporary Israel" July 21, 2023
Ken Stein, "Historiography of Israel" June 24, 2023
Staff, "Selected Works in Hebrew/Israeli Literature" June 13, 2023
Ken Stein, "Context for the June 1967 War" May 25, 2023
Ken Stein, "2010 - Interview with Mark Siegel resigning due to the Carter administration's anti-Israeli turns - 1978" May 3, 2023
Ken Stein, "Reaction and Review of the Four Elements of the Planned Overhaul of Israel’s Judiciary" May 1, 2023
Ken Stein, "Elaykim Rubinstein, 'The Players of Camp David – An insider Israeli view on the personalities and ideas that drove the history-making Camp David Accords,' Cairo Review, Winter 2019. March 2, 2023
Ken Stein, "The Jordanian, Israeli, Palestinian Triangle" January 27, 2023 Spanish Translation
Ken Stein, "1994 Israeli - Jordanian Treaty Excerpts" January 25, 2023
Ken Stein, "CIE-ISMI Teen Israel Leadership Institute (TILI) – January/February 2023" December 2, 2022
Ken Stein, "The 1947-1949 period: critical turning points in Zionist/Israeli History: sources and the context" September 11, 2022 Spanish Translation
Ken Stein, "One Hundred Years of Social Change: The Creation of the Palestinian Refugee Problem" August 1, 2022 Hebrew Translation
Ken Stein, "Interviews with Ambassador Michael Sterner, Washington, DC" 
Ken Stein, "An Israel Syllabus that informs – decades of proof" January 4, 2022
Ken Stein, "The Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty – Context and Implications" December 27, 2021
Ken Stein, "Former Carter Advisor, Professor Kenneth Stein Reflects on Israel-Egypt Treaty, AJC Global Voice" December 10, 2021
Ken Stein, "The National Library of Israel" November 9, 2021
Ken Stein, "The October 1973 War and its Aftermath – Quotable Quotes and Key Conversations" October 17, 2021
Ken Stein, "Lessons from American Withdrawal from Afghanistan" August 25, 2021
Ken Stein, "Israeli – Palestinian Negotiations are not Ripe" April 26, 2021
Ken Stein, "Analyses of Palestinian community in 2021" April 12, 2021
Ken Stein, "Israel-Indo Asian Relations" February 18, 2021
Ken Stein, "American Officials on Zionism, Israel, the US-Israeli Relationship and Resolving the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1922-present" February 1, 2021
Ken Stein, "Options and Realities for Biden’s Foreign Policy in the Middle East" January 27, 2021
Ken Stein, "Hannukah: Predictions, Politics, the Pandemic, and Accountability" December 10, 2020
Ken Stein, "Sadat’s Leadership: Lessons for the Palestinians?" November 25, 2020
Ken Stein, "The Abraham Accords- US, UAE, Israel and Bahrain" September 27, 2020
Ken Stein, "Israel – United Arab Emirates Recognition" August 20, 2020
Ken Stein, "A Panacea in the Pandemic: Distance Learning" May 31, 2020
Ken Stein, "Atlanta Jewish Times: Israel Educator Workshop Goes Virtual" May 22, 2020
Ken Stein, "Is Passover a Legacy Moment in Jewish History?" April 12, 2020
Ken Stein, "Using Transcripts, Interviews and Conference Proceedings to Write History" March 18, 2020
Ken Stein, "Trump Plan for the Middle East: Context and Implications, Ken Stein (43:32)" February 20, 2020 - A Webinar
Ken Stein, "Yehoshua Porath (z’l) – Glowing Standard" December 30, 2019
Ken Stein, "The Jordanian-Israeli treaty at 25: Geography, Location and Mutual Interest" October 28, 2019
Ken Stein, "The Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty at 40: Lessons Learned and Impacts Sustained" March 27, 2019
Ken Stein, "Impassioned Zionist Max Nordau- the case for a J ewish state," December 12, 2018

Ken Stein, "40 years Since Camp David," September 18, 2018 - A Webinar

Ken Stein, "Reassessing Sadat, Begin and Carter" June 29, 2018

Ken Stein, "Rocky Independence Path Delayed Declaration Work" May 12, 2018

Ken Stein, "Israel at 70: Unfinished” A live, 60 minute webinar with Professor Ken Stein May 5, 2018

Ken Stein, "Israel@70: Israel’s Tougher Neighborhood" April 13, 2018

Rich Walter, "Zionism Taps Into Parallels to Exodus," March 18, 2018

Margaux Nijkerk, ISMI Intern, “Why it is Time for a Stronger French-Israeli Connection?” March 15, 2018

Eli Sperling, "Pork in Israel Reflects Clash of Cultures," March 14, 2018

Ken Stein, "Two State Solution: Why Not Now?" March 2, 2018

Eli Sperling, "Downed F-16 Doesn’t Alter Israel’s Air Dominance," February 21, 2018

Ken Stein, "American Officials on Zionism, Israel, and the US-Israeli Relationship, 1947 – 2018" February 20, 2018

Ken Stein, "One Tribe, Multiple Minyans" February 13, 2018

Eli Sperling, "Higher Education Forms Bedrock of Israel’s Success," February 1, 2018

Rich Walter, "Israel’s Early Years Reveal Jerusalem’s Status," January 24, 2018

Eli Sperling and Ken Stein, "Cooperation Continues Between Saudis, Israel," January 9, 2018

Rich Walter, "Summer Camps Are Perfect for Israel Learning," January 4, 2018

ISMI Staff, "Jerusalem Timeline," December 14, 2017

Ken Stein, "Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has merit, not harm" December 13, 2017

Eli Sperling, “Should Israel Give Life to the Death Penalty?” December 4, 2017

Eli Sperling, “[Israeli] Music Showcase Highlights Jewish Cultural Traditions,” November 28, 2017

Ken Stein, "UNGA Resolution 181" November 22, 2017

Rich Walter, "CIE Takes Israel Lessons on the Road," November 13, 2017

Eli Sperling, "Tensions with Ultra-Orthodox Rise Over Women in Public Spaces," November 1, 2017

Rich Walter, "Oft-Forgotten Israeli Pioneer Levi Eshkol," October 26, 2017

Eli Sperling, "Perceptions of Future Divide Israelis, U.S. Jews," October 11, 2017

Ken Stein, "Trust, Embrace and Own Israel’s Story" October 8, 2017

Rich Walter, "Israel Education Goes Online for Atlanta Teens," October 3, 2017

Rich Walter, "How to Infuse Israel Into Sukkot Celebration," September 26, 2017

Eli Sperling, "Retail Markets and Chains Boom in Israel," September 18, 2017

Ken Stein, "Zionism and Israel Are Pro-Choice: Embrace Them Both" September 15, 2017

Ken Stein, "CIE: It’s Past Time to End One Occupation," September 13, 2017

Eli Sperling, "A Summer in the Musical Jewish State," August 30, 2017

Ken Stein, "Making Wise Choices in College" August 23, 2017 

Rich Walter, "How Labor Got Organized in Israel," August 22, 2017

Eli Sperling, "BDS Makes No Exceptions for Israel’s Critics," August 7, 2017

Ken Stein, "CIE’s The June 1967 War" June 5, 2017

Ken Stein, "Israel’s Road to the June 1967 War – Timeline" June 1, 2017

Ken Stein, "Tell The Whole Story, Not as You Want it To Be" April 18, 2017

Ken Stein, "Sovereign Israeli Rights" March 3, 2017

Ken Stein, "The June 1967 War: Actions with Unfinished Consequences" February 13, 2017

Ken Stein, "Separation of Forces Agreement Between Israel and Egypt and MOU Between US and Israel" January 18, 2017

Ken Stein, "Kerry’s Frustration about Arab-Israeli Negotiations" January 11, 2017

Ken Stein, "From Truman to Obama: The Past, Present, and Future of US-Israel Relations" August 17, 2016

Ken Stein, "Palestinian Authority to Sue British Government Over Balfour Declaration" August 4, 2016

Ken Stein, "Articles and Books on BDS and Anti-Semitism on US Campuses" July 18, 2016

Ken Stein, "A View from Brussels" June 1, 2016

Ken Stein, "Antisemitic Activity in 2015 at US Colleges and Universities" March 25, 2016

Ken Stein, "Presidential Promises and Platitudes" March 5, 2016

Ken Stein, "American Jewish party preferences and Jewish voting percentages for presidents over time" February 1, 2016

Ken Stein, "Interview with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin Discussing Lebanon, Syria, & Palestinian Track" November 8, 2015

Ken Stein, "Stopping an Ominous Iran", September 1, 2015

Ken Stein, "Beyond Birthright and Advocacy" March 27, 2015

Ken Stein, "Alliances of Convenience Alongside Alliances of Conviction" January 29, 2015

Ken Stein, "Hamas Doctrine: Detest Israel – Hamas principles for the liberation of Palestine and Jihad against Zionism – In their own words – Part III" August 6, 2014

Ken Stein, "Hamas Doctrine: Detest Israel – On Israel and Israel’s illegitimacy – In their own words -Part II" August 4, 2014

Ken Stein, "Hamas Doctrine: Detest Israel-Part I" August 3, 2014

Ken Stein, "Five years ago, the US and Israel agreed to stop the flow of arms to Hamas in Gaza" July 30, 2014 

Ken Stein, "Recollections from the October War" October 9, 2013

Ken Stein, "Morsi Overthrow, Peace Talks & Civil War in Syria" August 26, 2013

Ken Stein, "Political Views of a Two-State Solution" August 15, 2013

Ken Stein, "Pre-Negotiations and Political Realities Frame Israeli-Palestinian Talks" August 14, 2013

Ken Stein, "What Works in Zionist Education" April 19, 2009

Ken Stein, "Annapolis: Precedents and Transactions, But Not Transformations" December 27, 2007

Ken Stein, "The Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace" February 19, 2005

Ken Stein, "Israel Education and the College Campus" February 19, 2004

Ken Stein, "Consequences of Mass Arab Immigration to Europe" July 24, 2002

Ken Stein, "A Zionist State in 1939" January 19, 2002

Ken Stein, "Camp David And the Pursuit of Peace: Comparing the Camp David Summits" September 19, 2000