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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




Education in Times of Conflict
Vol.8 No.2 2001

Table of Contents

Editorial

  • Education: New Beginnings
         by Victor Cygielman

    Focus
  • The Arab Image in Hebrew School Textbooks
          How the Arabs were represented in Hebrew textbooks in Jewish and Israeli schools over one hundred years.
         by Daniel Bar-Tal

  • The Palestinian Educational Development Plan: Promise for the Future
          Based on respect for their historical and cultural narrative, a serious and dedicated effort is under way to build a new Palestinian educational system.
         by Ramzi A. Rihan

  • Teaching the Israeli-Arab Conflict
          A teacher‘s experience shows that ignoring the human dimension of the conflict renders it impossible to teach the subject realistically.
         by Yitzhak Komem

  • Educating for Peace: Visions and Reality
          In view of the violence and mistrust of the recent period, can we still talk of peace education? Conditionally, the answer is positive.
         by Salem I. Aweiss

  • The ‘Other‘ in Israeli Education
          How Israeli education has tended to see the Other, particularly the Arab, as a non-person, and the Jews as victims who must rely on the language of force.
         by Haggith Gor Ziv and by Rela Mazali

  • Schoolbooks in the Making: From Conflict to Peace
          What was the approach behind the writing of 18 out of the 29 new Palestinian textbooks recently completed by the Palestinian Ministry of Education?
         by Sami Adwan

    Roundtable
  • Not Only at School: Education, Occupation, Activism and Dialogue
          A Palestine-Israel JOllnzal discussion with Ari Rath, Ziad Abu-Zayyad, Lamis Alami, Lucy Nusseibeh, Naftali Raz and Gila Svirsky.

    Viewpoint
  • The Right of Return: Different Approaches to a Crucial Issue
          Amos Oz‘s win-all or lose-all approach to the problem of Return may obscure the prospects of more mutual understanding and fruitful discussion.
         by Dan Leon

  • Perceiving the ‘Other‘ in the al-Aqsa Intifada
          After years of occupation, with its suffering, restriction on movement, brutality and deep humiliation, the resulting trauma is bound to carry serious implications for the Palestinian people.
         by Elia Awwad

    Economics
  • The Israeli Economy and the Challenges of Globalization
          The impact of the Intifada and the Nasdaq crisis on Israel‘s economy.
         by Ephraim Davidi

    Eye of the Camera
  • Image: Events in the Eye of the Camera

    Culture
  • The Tragedy of Asel Asleh - An essay and a eulogy

    Documents
  • The Palestinian Curriculum and Textbooks
          May 12,2001

  • Report of the Sharm el-Sheikh Fact-Finding Committee - The Mitchell Report
          April 30, 2001

    Chronology of Events
  • January 1, 2001- April 1, 2001
          Edited by Najat Hirbawi


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