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Khuloud Khayyat Dajani
Ali Abu Shahla
JERUSALEM: The Key to Peace
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Table of Contents
by Ziad AbuZayyad
Recently Received Books and Publications
The processes that Jerusalem has been going though in the past 50 years have severely hurt the city, and a major change in direction is needed.
by Menachem Klein
There is a dire need to seek a political solution and to postpone negotiations about narratives, history and religion until peace is restored and, with it, the freedom to discuss, negotiate and research freely.
by Hind Khoury
Today’s Jerusalem is a place of administrative and governmental anomaly, where residents of the eastern half of the city do not have the same status, benefits, or public systems
by Nir Hasson
Muslim (and Christian) holy places and property are also Palestinian national issues, and Israeli occupation policies with regard to Al-Aqsa Mosque are in contravention of international law, universal conventions and the peace treaty with Jordan.
by Mustafa Abu Sway
A secure and stable life in Jerusalem can exist only based on recognition of the full extent of the connections of both of these peoples to the city.
by Yehudit Oppenheimer
Given that the Palestinian people are a nation living under occupation and struggling for freedom, the Israeli occupation has no right to interfere in what we teach our children in our homes, schools or universities.
by Naser Issa Hidmi
Barkat's focus on running the city like a business to his own political benefit is a driving force behind the increased poverty and rising tensions among Jerusalem's diverse populations.
by Laura Wharton
Contrary to portrayals in Western social media, Palestinian Christians and Muslims are united in resisting the Israeli occupation, which is the true cause of Christian emigration.
by Manuel Hassassian
Living together with respect for both the Jewish and Muslim religious and historical narratives of the holy site is a pre-condition for a successful final negotiation; in the interim, we should return to the "status quo" of tacit understandings that prevailed between 1967 and 1996.
by Yitzhak Reiter
The Israeli occupation tried to force on the Palestinian schools in East Jerusalem its curriculum, which seeks to teach Palestinian children to accept, at the expense of their own national identity, religion and values, a Jewish state that views the Jews as superior to any other race or religion.
by Musa Ismael Basit
Peace should be more than a formula for ending violence; it must include a plan for a new political order, based on human rights, equality and inclusion for all.
by Eetta Prince-Gibson
Without local and international support, Jerusalem and the entire region could lose one of its most revered, respected and historically significant cultural institutions.
by Samer Al-Saber
In the East Jerusalem village of Sur Baher, discriminatory practices that left residents dependent on Israeli health clinics have resulted in manipulation and tensions.
by Eliezer Yaari
The village of Walaja, at the southern edge of the area that Israel annexed to Jerusalem in 1967, is a bitter example of Israeli policies carried out across East Jerusalem
by Aviv Tatarsky
Envisioning Jewish and Palestinian children coming together to walk and talk their neighborhoods as the city's future leaders who will be able to see beyond a divided Jerusalem.
by Jill Levenfeld
President Trump decision lacks international legitimacy and encourages Israel to continue its occupation and colonial activities.
by Ziad AbuZayyad
by Azzam al-Ahmad
Omar Yousef, Dahlia Scheindlin, Khuloud Dajani, Yudith Oppenheimer, Riman Barakat and Eran Tzidkiyahu. Moderated by Hillel Schenker
The kidnapping and murder of an Italian activist illustrates the context in which Hamas has faced increased opposition from Salafi-Jihadi groups, which filled the vacuum left by Fateh's exile from Gaza in 2007.
by Bjorn Brenner
by Dana Negev
by Nizar Qabbani
by Ruth Fogelman
by Sami Al Jundi
by Hadassah Haskale
by Harun Hashim Rasheed