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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

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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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