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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

Education in Times of Conflict
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Table of Contents


  • Education: New Beginnings
         by Victor Cygielman

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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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