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Editorial Board

Adnan Abdelrazek

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Daniel Bar-Tal

Galia Golan

Gershon Baskin

Hind Khoury

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Moshe Maoz

Munther Dajani

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Lucy Nusseibah

Meir Margalit

Menachem Klein

Ali Abu Shahla

Ilan Baruch

Hanna Siniora

Yehudit Oppenheimer

Mossi Raz

Susie Becher

Frances Raday

Post-Oslo: Impasse and Options
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Table of Contents


  • Ariel Sharon is Courting Disaster
         by Victor Cygielman

  • Harassment

  • The Infernal Scapegoat
          Israeli society tends to self-delusion rather than self-criticism in its approach to what happened at Camp David.
         by Tony Klug

  • Events in the Eye of the Camera

  • A Palestinian State is a Historical Necessity
          Not the Oslo accords but their violation by the Israelis and the mentality of occupation led to a crisis.
         by Ahmad Qurei‘

  • Taking Stock: Looking at the Past, Searching for the Future
          A Palestine-Israel Journal discussion with Yossi Beilin, Khalil Shikaki, Ziad Abu-Zayyad, Reuven Merhav, Danny Rubinstein and Nasser A. Jawad.

  • Oslo Reconsidered
          The peace process urgently needs a revised mechanism.
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • The "Jerusalemite" Question
          Why are there so few Jerusalemites in Jerusalem? How do the city‘s current hegemonic policies compare to those of other cities in the world?
         by Michael Safier

  • The Dilemmas of Peace Education in Intractable Conflicts
          It is necessary to view the other‘s collective narrative as legitimate.
         by Gavriel Salomon and by Baruch Nevo

    Review Essay
  • Israel as a Nuclear-Weapon State
          Israel and the Bomb by Avner Cohen, reviewed by Hillel Schenker. A call for transparency in Israel‘s nuclear option in a book which is said to necessitate the rewriting of Israel‘s history.

  • Targeting the Poor in the West Bank and Gaza
          According to the World Bank, an estimated 64% of the population in the Palestinian territories is living under the poverty line.

  • A Longing for the Good Land
         by Mahmoud al-Rimawi

  • Mahmoud, My Friend
         by Avital Talmor

  • From I Saw Ramallah
         by Mourid Barghouthi

  • The Clinton Minutes
          December 2000

  • On Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B‘Tselem)
          June 2001

  • Joint Israeli-Palestinian Declaration
          July 2001

  • Letter by 62 Israeli High School Students
          August 2001

  • One Year of the al-Aqsa Intifada
          Reports by LAW and B‘Tselern, September 2001

    Chronology of Events
  • April 1, 2001 - July 1, 2001
          Prepared by Najat Hirbawi

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