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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

Our Jerusalem
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Table of Contents


  • Our Jerusalem
         by Ziad AbuZayyad and by Victor Cygielman

    Letters to the Editors
  • Letters to the Editors

  • Monologue of a Jerusalem Councilor
          What goes on behind the curtain of municipal blindness.
         by Anat Hoffman

  • Jerusalem: Logic and Emotions
          Israeli practices in Jerusalem are a threat to peace.
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • A Shared Jerusalem
          Nothing should undermine the reciprocity of goodwill and mutual aid.
         by Yehudi Menuhin

  • The Significance of Jerusalem: A Muslim Perspective
          The Palestinians must control Arab Jerusalem and Muslim religious sites.
         by Ziad Abu-Amr

  • The Significance of Jerusalem: AJewish Perspective
          Jewish religion is national, and Jewish nationhood is religious.
         by Raphael Jospe

  • The Significance of Jerusalem: A Christian Perspective
          Jerusalem is the core of the Christian faith.
         by Geries S. Khoury

  • Jerusalem: the View from Tel Aviv
          Tel Aviv is the real capital of modern Israel.
         by Hillel Schenker

  • The Legal Status of Jerusalem
          A flagrant violation of international law, tolerated by the international community.
         by Jonathan Kuttab

  • East Jerusalem: A Case Study in Political Planning
          How Israel has gained control of 87% of the land of East Jerusalem.
         by Sarah Kaminker

  • On Jerusalem
          The saddest part is the ravishing of the hills, valleys and countryside of the city.
         by Sari Nusseibeh

  • Would King David Have Approved?
          Celebrating a pluralistic 3,OOOth anniversary.
         by Daniel Gavron

  • The Palestinian Attachment to Jerusalem
          Jerusalem is a symbol of Palestinian religious, political and national identity.
         by Nazmi Ju’beh

  • The Third Jerusalem: the Ultra-Orthodox Dimension
          Can the ultra-Orthodox take over Jerusalem?
         by Ilan Shahar

  • In Search of Solutions
          A special Palestine-Israel Journal discussion with Dr. Mahdi Abdul-Hadi, Dr. Meron Benvenisti, Prof. Naomi Chazan MK, Ibrahim Dakkak and Robin Twite.

  • ’Separation’, ’Normalization’ and Occupation
          The dilemmas of a joint venture by Palestinian and Israeli women.
         by Daphna Golan

    Book Review
  • The Dimensions of Jerusalem
          Jerusalem, City of Mirrors by Amos Elon; reviewed by Dan Leon.

    Journal Jottings
  • Boas Evron and Khaled Abu Aker

  • The Cost of the Closure: Israeli Economic Measures in East Jerusalem
          Dr. Samir Abdullah is interviewed by Stephanie Nolen.

  • Jerusalem: Legacy and Deprivation
          Excerpts from This Side of Peace: A Personal Account
         by Hanan Ashrawi

  • Jerusalem Poems
         by Yehuda Amichai

  • Face Lost in the Wilderness
         by Fadwa Tuqan

  • B’Tselem Report
    A Policy of Discrimination: Land Expropriation, Planning and Building in East Jerusalem

    Chronology of Events
  • January 1 - April 1, 1995
          Edited by Anat Cygielman

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