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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

Peace Economics
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Table of Contents


  • To Our Readers
         by Victor Cygielman and by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • Time for Reconciliation
          The Intifada proved to Palestinians and Israelis alike that they could not ignore each other. Now itís time for negotiation and reconciliation.
         by Hisham Ahmed

  • The Road to Mutual Recognition
          For years Israelis and Palestinians denied each otherís right to national existence; but both peoples are now on their way to finding a reasonable compromise between their vital national interests.
         by Victor Cygielman

  • From Armed Struggle to Negotiation
          The Palestinian national leadership has created the institutions to adapt itself to changing conditions over the years
         by Manuel Hassassian

  • Gaza and Jericho First: The Economic Angle
          A deep water port and a free economic zone might help jump-start the Gaza economy; but plans for Jericho and the rest of the territories must follow quickly if peace is to work.
         by Simcha Bahiri

  • Crash Program for Economic Survival
          The Declaration of Principles comes at a time when Palestinian economic institutions are facing collapse; emergency relief is essential.
         by Samir HuleiIeh

  • The Best Way for Both Sides
          The economic relationship between Israel and the Palestinians should be transformed - not dismantled - with the Palestinians taking advantage of their proximity to Israel.
         by Ezra Sadan

  • Needed: A Modern Infrastructure
          The Palestinian economy has been sadly neglEíCted for the past 25 years of occupation. Immediate steps must be taken to develop the infrastructure for a flourishing, service¨based economy.
         by Samir Hazboun

  • The Peace Dividend: Regional Trade and Cooperation
          So far Arab nations have not traded or cooperated very much with each other. With peace the prospects can improve; but the regionís entrepreneurs must not be shackled.
         by Gideon Fishelson

  • KOOR ready to Cooperate
          A new economic relationship between the former enemies must be established, and KOOR stands ready to play its part; but Palestinian sensibilities must be respected.
         by Shlomo Ben-Ami

  • Conference Time
          Economic encounters between Israelis and Palestinians are increasingly frequent.
         by Samir Hazboun

  • Reviews two recent studies on the economics of Middle East peace
         by Dan Leon

  • The Business of Peace
         by Daniel Gavron

  • Creating Jobs for the Palestinians
          Even with massive international aid for Palestinian economic development, many Palestinians will have to go on working in Isreal for many years
         by Gil Feiler

    Literature and the Arts
  • To See the Other
          Palestinian and Israeli film makers get together in Stockholm
         by Freddy Rokem

  • Reviews a book on Palestinian folk lore and a Palestinian prison memoir
         by Galit Hasan-Rokem

  • Extracts from Point of Departure
         by Izzat al-Ghazzawi

  • Yitzhak Laor: Two Poems

  • The exchange of letters: Rabin - Arafat - Holst

  • The Declaration of Principles: Final Agreed Draft

  • Whatís in it for the Palestinians?

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