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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

Vol.2 No.4 1995

Table of Contents


  • The Murder of Yitzhak Rabin
         by Victor Cygielman

    Letters to the Editors
  • Letters to the Editors

  • Seeking Justice
          Failure to solve the refugee problem threatens the prospect of peace.
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • The Future of Palestinian Refugees in the Peace Negotiations
          The refugee issue: toward final status negotiations (May, 1996).
         by Salim Tamari

  • AMaterial and Spiritual Homeland
          The places left behind are the documents of Palestinian identity.
         by Danny Rubenstein

  • Who Is a Refugee?
          Defining just who is a refugee can be of critical importance.
         by Don Peretz

  • Mutual Recognition of Suffering
          Only seeing and internalizing the suffering of the other side can lead to reconciliation.
         by Victor Cygielman

  • The Evolution of the Palestinian Refugee Problem
          An integral part of the multilateral talks, the problem must receive greater priority.
         by Manuel Hassassian

  • Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return
          Categories, points of contention, and incompatible proposals.
         by Elia Zureik

  • A Time of Hardship and Agony: Palestinian Refugees in Libya
          human tragedy of displaced Palestinians who cannot find refuge in any country.
         by Abbas Shiblak

  • The Palestinian Exodus 1948
          There is a direct correlation between Jewish attack and Arab departure.
         by Danny Rubenstein

  • The Refugee Working Group of the Middle East Multilateral Peace Negotiations
          The role of the Refugee Working Group in advancing peace negotiations.
         by Rex Brynen and by Jill Tansley

  • Refugee Resettlement: The Gaza Strip Experience
          Israeli resettlement plans have not destroyed the dream of return.
         by Norma Masriyeh

  • Solving the Refugee Problem: A Prerequisite for Peace
          Israelís political establishment has consistently denied the Palestinian right of return.
         by Shlomo Gazit

  • The Palestinian Refugee Problem: A Possible Solution
          Observations on some prerequisites for solutions of attainable justice:
         by Rashid Khalidi

  • Israel, the Jews and the Mediterranean: Dilemmas of a Cultural Identity
          A reoriented (or re-Oriented) Israel could find its true vocation.
         by Shlomo Elbaz

  • The Perception of the Enemy: A Psychological View
          A society first creates and then supports the image of the íevilí enemy.
         by Rafael Moses

    Book Review
  • Painful Reading
          Torture, Human Rights, Medical Ethics and the Case of Israel
    Edited by Neve Gordon and Ruchama Marton; reviewed by Dan Leon

  • South African Parallels to the Palestinian-Israeli Talks
          Tomorrow Is Another Country
    By Allister Sparks; reviewed by Simcha Bahiri

    Journal Jottings
  • Nabil Khatib and Alice Shalvi

  • The Amman Economic Summit
          Daoud Kuttab speaks with Dr. Simcha Bahiri
         by Daoud Kuttab

  • The Predicament of Palestinian Cultural Production
          Isolated since 1967, Palestinian culture will now express a new society.
         by Salim Tamari

  • Poems
          by Mahmoud Darwish, Naomi Shihab Nye, Avot Yeshurun, and Dahlia Ravikovitch

  • U.N. General Assembly Resolution 194
          December 11, 1948

  • The Israeli Position
          Multilateral Working Group on Refugees Opening Remarks for Israel

  • The Palestinian Position
          Multilateral Working Group on Refugees Opening Remarks by Eli Sanbar

    Chronology of Events
  • July 1 to October 1, 1995
          Edited by Anat Cygielman

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