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Editorial Board

Adnan Abdelrazek

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Daniel Bar-Tal

Walid Salem

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

The Road Ahead
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Table of Contents


  • Binyamin Netanyahu and the Peace Process
         by Dan Leon

    Letters to the Editors
  • Letters to the Editors

  • Palestinian Self-Rule, Israeli Security - An interview
          A close associate of the Israeli prime minister outlines Israeli policy guidelines.
         by David Bar-Illan

  • What It Takes to Make Peace - An interview
          Palestinian expectations after the Hebron agreement and toward permanent¨status negotiations.
         by Saeb Erekat

  • Jerusalem: The Palestinian Vision - An interview
          Palestinian approaches to assure the success of the negotiations.
         by Faisal Husseini

  • Can Jerusalem Become More Human?
          Jerusalem needs a slow process of "winning of hearts" so as to dissolve the hostility.
         by Thomas Stransky

  • The Present and Future of Jerusalem
          The task of saving Jerusalem from occupation is too large for the leadership alone.
         by Gershon Baskin

  • The Alpher Plan for Israeli-Palestinian Final Status in the Territorie
          Details of what Joseph Alpher considers the only mutually acceptable solution for the two sides.

  • Israeli Settlement Policy: Its Impact on the Scope oj Peace in the Region
          Israelís settlement policy closes the option of Palestinian statehood. Peace and settlements are incompatible.
         by Ghassan Khatib

  • Citizenship and Palestinian Refugees
          The position of the Palestinian refugees and their need for international protection.
         by Najeh Jarrar

  • A Technical Framework Jor Final-Status Negotiations over Water
          How a Palestinian State should approach the principles of sovereignty and cooperation over water.
         by Abdel-Rahman Tamimi

  • A Water-for-Peace Plan
          A just solution to the water problem is a condition for peace.
         by Hillel Shuval

  • Binyamin Netanyahu: Ideology and Realism
          The dilemmas of the Netanyahu government - ideology against pragmatism.
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • Towards an Alternative Israeli-Palestinian Discourse
          Instead of "two states for two peoples," a civil state shared by the two communities is proposed.
         by Asíad Ghanem and by Sarah Ozacky-Lazar

  • The Palestinian Opposition and Final-Status Negotiations
          The taboo imposed in the early days of the peace process is being broken.
         by Riad al-Malki

  • Israeli Public Opinion and the Peace Process - An interview
          Israeli public opinion polls reveal a legitimization of the Oslo peace process.
         interview with Tamar Hermann

  • Palestinian Public Opinion and the Peace Process
          Support for the peace process, reservations over implementations of agreements.
         by Leila Dabdoub

  • Closure and Borders
          An examination of Israeli closure policies as unique in the world, their implementation and consequences.
         by Muhammad Nakhal

  • A Perspective on Communication in Palestinian Society
          An analysis of communication patterns in Palestinian society shows major shifts expressing new realities.
         by Randa S. Zaharna

  • Selective Refusal
          Yesh Gvul (There Is a Limit), a movement of soldiers refusing to serve in Lebanon and in the occupied territories.
         by Peretz Kidron

  • The Impact of Dialogue
          Grass-roots Palestinian-Israeli dialogue as a path to peace.
         by Yehudit Green

    Review Essay
  • Bibi among the Nations
          A Place among the Nations: Israel and the World by Binyamin Netanyahu Reviewed by Hillel Schenker Instead of "Read my lips," Netanyahu says "Read my book."
         by Hillel Schenker

    Journal Jottings
  • Hospital and Handcuffs
          How two wounded Palestinian youths were handcuffed to their beds in Hadassah Hospital.
         by Guy Hessel

  • Israeli Impediments to Investment in Palestine
          Obstacles to the creation of a profitable Palestinian business environment.

  • Four Poems
         by Rachel Bluwstein

  • Emile Habiby: A Palestinian Writer in the Context of Israeli Culture
          Habibyís work has gained an important status within Hebrew culture.
         by Hannan Hever

  • Jasmine and Wood
          A chapter from a novel by a Palestinian writer of novels, short stories and childrenís literature.
         by Liana Badr

  • Extracts from the Protocol Concerning the Redeployment in Hebron
          January 15, 1997

    Chronology of Events
  • April 1, 1996 to October 1, 1996
          Edited by Anat Cygiebnan and Uzi Bechar

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