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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




The New Generation
Vol.6 No.4 1999

Table of Contents

Editorial

  • A Crisis of Confidence
         by Victor Cygielman

  • Letter to the Editors

    Focus
  • What Has Become of the ‘Children of the Stone’?
          A comprehensive survey of the involvement of Gaza youth in the Intifada, and its long-term consequences.
         by Brian Barber

  • Youth in the Palestinian National Movement: Painful Truths
          The slow process of political progress fosters political apathy in Palestinian youth
         by Samir Seif

  • Reflections of an Activist
          Personal impressions of a young peace activist who doubts the movement‘s effectiveness.
         by Galia Yahav

  • The Palestinian Student Movement after Oslo
          The changing face of the student movement in Bir Zeit University.
         by Ihab Al-Jariri

  • Underprivileged Israeli Youth: Changing Perceptions of the Conflict
          This youth is moderating its views under the influence of a changing political climate and of global cultural trends.
         by Karen Akoka

  • Young Palestinian Writers: Shifting Trends
          Trends in the writings of young Palestinians -- the short story, the novel, the poem.
         by Tahseen Yaqeen

  • New Priorities for Israeli Youth?
          While paying lip service to the old ideals, Israeli youth tends to give priorities to the personal ra ther than to the general good.
         interview with Avi Levi

    Roundtable
  • ‘Your Parents Built Their Country, and Our Parents Lost Their Country’
          A Palestine-Israel Journal debate by young Israeli and Palestinian people in their twenties, moderated by Prof. Edy Kaufman.

    Viewpoint
  • ‘The Problem of the Palestinian Refugees Will Be Solved When They Are Assured the Right of Return‘
         interview with Salim Tamari

  • The Economic Advantages of a Trilateral Israeli-Jordanian-Palestinian Confederation
          A united geographical area and a common market can facilitate speedy economic growth.
         by Arieh Hess

  • Toward a Confederation of Israel, Palestine and Jordan
          An American professor promotes the argument for confederation.
         by William M. Evan

  • ‘Reconciliation and Normalization Must Precede Confederation’
          Without first achieving independence, trilateral confederation would come at the expense of the political and economic rights of the Palestinians.
         interview with Ghassan Khatib

    Economics
  • A Case for a Palestinian Currency
          A national currency is the symbol of an independent state. This study argues for a Palestinian currency mainly on economic grounds.

    Culture
  • New Historiography Challenges Old Narratives
          The Israel-Palestine Question, edited by Ilan Pappe, reviewed by Bernard Sabella Israeli and Palestinian historians are examining the Arab-Israeli conflict in this new anthology.
         by Bernard Sabella

  • In the Middle of Al-Za’atar -- Ashort story
         by Liana Badr

  • Vidui (Confession)-- A Poem
         by Aviva Cantor

    Public Event
  • MK Shimon Peres and Minister Ziad Abu-Zayyad: Questions of Peace and Dialogue

    Chronology of Events
  • July 1, 1999 to October 1, 1999
          Edited by Najat Hirbawi


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