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Editorial Board

Hisham Awartani

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Boaz Evron

Walid Salem

Ari Rath

Zahra Khalidi

Daniel Bar-Tal

Ammar AbuZayyad

Galit Hasan-Rokem

Khaled Abu Aker

Galia Golan

Nazmi Ju'beh

Gershon Baskin

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Simcha Bahiri

Nadia Naser-Najjab

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Dan Leon

Anat Cygielman

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Post-Oslo: Impasse and Options
Vol.8 No.3 2001

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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