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Khuloud Khayyat Dajani
Ali Abu Shahla
Narratives of 1948
Vol.9 No.4 2002
Table of Contents
by Ziad AbuZayyad
Although the Zionist movement nominally accepted the partition plan, its actions were unconducive to implementing it.
by Walid Salem
An examination of whether or not the Palestinians and Arabs actually rejected the partition plan.
by Moshe Ma’oz
The Jewish 'conquering' of Palestine can be viewed in the Western tradition of the-'crusades and imperialism.
by Muhsin Yusuf
The newly formed Israeli army was ultimately as large as the invading Arab armies combined and better armed.
by Yigal Eilam
The Palestinians can learn important lessons for the future, from past mistakes.
by Rami Nasrallah
Both sides must make an effort to understand the narrative of the other.
by Paul Scham
A roundtable debate organised by the Yakar Center, Panorama and the Truman Institute to discuss the issue of narratives brought Palestinians and Israelis together to compare and contrast the differing narratives surrounding the events of 1948.
Investigating territorial and topographical importance to states, given the increasing economic and social ties resulting from globalization.
by Arnon Sofer
Settlements are undermining the feasibility of creating a viable, contiguous Palestinian state.
by Jad Isaac and by Majed Rizik
Examining how the areas of land through which the Green Line stretches have evolved and been affected by the political turmoil of the last 50 years.
by Moshe Brawer
The ongoing conflict and the economic policies of successive governments have left the Israeli economy struggling to cope.
by Zvi Schuldiner
How narratives of the Nakba have evolved in the memories of exiled Palestinains
by Salim Tamari
Lost villages can be kept alive by passing place names down through generations of family members.
by Susan Slyomovics
UN Resolution 181 of 29 November, 1947
Chronology of Events
Edited by Najat Hirbawi