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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

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Table of Contents


  • Jerusalem: A Need for Tolerance and Sharing
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • The Jerusalem Problem: The Search for Solutions
          Eighty-five years of efforts to resolve the issues of Jerusalem sovereignty.
         by Gershon Baskin

  • Jewish Settlement in the Old City of Jerusalem after 1967
          Double standards are applied to permit Israelis what is denied to Palestinians.
         by Nazmi Ju’beh

  • Jerusalem’s Religious Significance
          Jerusalem in the faiths of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
         by Yitzhak Reiter and by Marwan Abu Khalaf

  • Our Jerusalem
          Our Jerusalem must be the capital of two states living side by side in this country.
         by Uri Avnery

  • Jerusalem: Excursion Up a Blind Alley?
          The Palestinian refugee problem ranks no less in importance than the Jerusalem issue.
         by Ghada Karmi

  • A Chronicle of Municipal Discrimination in Jerusalem
          How the municipality discriminates against one-third of Jerusalemites.
         by Meir Margalit

  • Education in East Jerusalem: A Study in Disparity
          Children pay the price of the political conflict in Jerusalem.
         by Azra Khan

  • Jerusalem: Symbols, Control, Sovereignty
          A Palestine-Israel Journal discussion with Prof. Menachem Klein, Dr. Shmuel Berkowitz, Mr. Ibrahim Dakkak, Dr. Nazmi Ju‘beh and Dan Leon.

  • Repudiating Holocaust Denial
          Exposing a deliberate historical falsification.
         by Dan Leon

  • The Palestinian in Israel
          A million Palestinian Israelis are sons and daughters of the homeland but are not equal citizens of the state.
         by Lutfi Mash'our

  • Time for a New Language of Peace
          Misleading language is a major obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace.
         by John V. Whitbeck

  • Two States, One Common Land
          Forging the missing link to achieve genuine and lasting reconciliation.
         by Walter Ruby and by Aref Dajani

  • The ‘Other’ in Zionism: The Case of the Mizrahim
          Immigrants from Arab and Muslim countries were viewed in Eurocentric eyes not as an independent entity but as an object to be shaped.
         by Henriette Dahan-Kalev

  • Human Rights Watch
    Center of the Storm: A Case Study of Human-Rights Abuses in the Hebron District

          The violation of international human-rights statements in Hebron.

    Review Essay
  • Eight Decades of tile‘ Iron Wall‘ Concept
          The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World by Avi Shlaim, reviewed by Jeff Hillper Examining Israel‘s relations with the Arab world, a "new historian" shows the overriding importance of a theory dating back to 1923.

  • The Declining Economy of East Jerusalem
          East Jerusalem‘s business community is being destroyed.
         interview with Hanna Siniora

  • The Impact on the Palestinian Economy of Confrontations, Mobility Restrictions, and Border Closures--An Executive Summary.
          The people are suffering unprecedented socioeconomic hardships in the Palestinian territories.

    Eye of the Camera
  • Events in the Eye of the Camera

  • The God of Urushalim - A Poem
         by Mu'in Bseiso

  • Sense of Freedom
    - An extract from his book Before Mountains Disappear

         by Ali Qleibo

  • Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land
    - An extract from the Introduction

         by David K. Shipler

  • Three Jerusalem Poems
         by Yehuda Amichai

  • A City of Stone
    - A prose poem from his book Jerusalem in the Heart

         by Ali Qleibo

  • UN General Assembly Resolution 2253
          July 4,1967

  • UN Security Council Resolution 478
          August 20,1980

  • UN General Assembly Resolution 2254
          July 14, 1967

    Chronology of Events
  • October 1, 2000 to January 1, 2001
          Edited by Najat Hirbawi

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