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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

Autonomy or Statehood?
Vol.3 No.2 1996

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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