|The Palestine-Israel Journal is a quarterly of MIDDLE EAST PUBLICATIONS, a registered non-profit organization (No. 58-023862-4).|
Khuloud Khayyat Dajani
Ali Abu Shahla
Vol. 8 No 4, 2001 and Vol. 9 No 1, 2002
Table of Contents
by Daniel Bar-Tal
by Antonio Badini
Basic changes in Israeli society since 1948 have eroded the status of the old Labor elite, opening the way to fierce conflict between religious and liberal conceptions of Israeli national identity.
by Yoav Peled
A nation’s narration presents both a vision of the past and a foundation for viewing the future, though the construction of Palestinian identity poses other challenges
by Issam Nassar
The symbolic role of the border for Israeli identity underlines Israeli notions for unilateral separation.
by Dani Rabinowitz
The historical and ideological forces that shaped Palestinian national identity from the beginning of the twentieth century to the Al Aqsa Intifada.
by Manuel Hassassian
The essence of the Palestinian Israeli experience since the establishment of Israel has been rejection, exclusion and inequality. The events of October 2000 may have caused irreparable damage to a frayed relationship.
by Nadim M. Rouhana
As historical traumas and experiences of victimization, the Jewish Shoah (holocaust) and the Palestinian Nakba (disaster) sanctioned the passage to homogeneity.
by Ada Lonni
For both the religious and secularists, Israeliness has come to be considered outside of Jewishness and Jewishness outside of Israeliness.
by Eliezer Schweid
How the link between religion and nationality is unhealthy and immoral, and why nationality cannot depend on religion.
by Avraham B.Yehoshua
The myth of Israel as the "state of the Jewish people" may in the course of time give way to Israel as the "state of its citizens."
by Boas Evron
How the politicization of religion leads to polarization and inherited stereotypes about "Arabs," ’1ews" and "Muslims," and why a cultural perspective based on real history may hold promise.
by Basem L. Ra’ad
Israelis and Palestinians discuss the content and meaning of their national identities and the relationship between them.
The second part of an article raising the question why there are so few Jerusalemites in Jerusalem.
by Michael Safier
American Palestine by Hilton Obenzinger, reviewed by Basem Ra’ad How, in nineteenth century travel writing, fundamentalists created a "sacred geography" of the Holy Land, providing the background for a settler-colonial project.
by Basem L. Ra’ad
Local, regional and global factors behind the decline of the Palestinian labor market.
by Yael Epstein
Palestinian heritage developed over many centuries in a variety of ways, under the umbrella of the land.
by Majdi Shomali
Food offers a luminous window into the illusive concept of national identity.
by Yael Raviv
How Muslims, Christians and Jews lived together in Al-Andalus for nearly eight centuries, until 1492.
by Maria Rosa Menocal
There is a Choice: A Call by IDF Reservists, 25 January 2002 Declaration of Conscience by South Africans of Jewish Descent, 23 October 2001
Chronology of Events
Prepared by Najat Hirbawi