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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

Autonomy or Statehood?
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Table of Contents


  • A Laborious Birth
         by Victor Cygielman

    Letters to the Editors
  • Letters to the Editors

  • ’Conquering the Wasteland’
          Zionist Perceptions of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
         by Mordechai Bar-On

  • The Palestinian State Exists
          Israeli acceptance of Palestinian statehood is essential for peace
         by John V. Whitbeck

  • A State in the Making: an interview:
          We want an independent state on all the land occupied in 1967
         interview with Nabil Shaath

  • The Real Challenge
          In the final analysis Israel will be the loser in aborting the peace process
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • From Autonomy to Statehood: Challenges and Visions
          A special Palestine-Israel Joumal discussion with Daoud Kuttab, Meir Pa’il, Sari Nusseibeh and Judi Widetzky

  • Expectations and Reality in the Peace Process
          Israel has overwhelmingly succeeded in implementing its agenda in the region
         by Musa Budeiri

  • Settlements and Boundaries: a Mutually Enforcing Relationship
          Facts on the ground have a role in determining future political and territorial boundaries
         by David Newman

  • The Israeli Elections: Ideologies and Institutions
          The May 1996 elections were shaped by structural developments in Israeli society
         by Reuven Kaminer

  • Educating Palestinian Refugees
          Educating to preserve the cultural identity of a displaced people
         by Lamis AIami

  • Children Teaching Children
          Education towards peace at Givat Haviva Peace Education: Arab-Jewish encounters and curricula in Israel
         by Shuli Dichter and by Eitan Schiffman

    Book Review
  • How Effective Was the Peace Movement?
          The Politics of Protest - the Israeli Peace Movement and the Palestinian Intifada by Reuven Kaminer
    Reviewed by Dan Leon

  • Politics and Economics, Closure and Separation
          Palestinians should work for gradual separation from and balanced relations with Israel
         by Samir Hazboun

  • Economic Separation or Integration
          Maximum political separation with maximum equitable economic cooperation
         by Simcha Bahiri

    In Memoriam Emile Habiby
  • Emile Habiby: You All-Sarcastic Enchanter
         by Mahmoud Darwish

  • Emile Habiby - Free and Imprisoned
         by Yoram Kaniuk

  • The Letter Alif
          A chapter from a novel
         by Itamar Levy

  • Desert Island, Lost Lake
          Excerpts from a play
         by Yahya Yakhlif

  • Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel May 14, 1948

  • Declaration of Palestinian Independence November 15, 1988

    Chronology of Events
  • January 1, 1996 to April 1, 1996
          Edited by Uzi Bechar

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