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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

Psychological Dimensions of the Conflict
Vol.1 No.4 1994

Table of Contents


  • Rabinís Political Schizophrenia
         by Victor Cygielman

    Letters to the Editors
  • Letters to the Editors

  • On Discourse with the Enemy: a Psychoanalytical Perspective
          Can psychoanalysis contribute to an understanding of the enemy? The enemy as part of ourselves as well as distinct from us.
         by Shmuel Erlich

  • Palestinian-Israeli Enmity: the Process of Transformation
          The peace process, against the background of the historical Israeli-Palestinian enmity, is not yet reconciliation. This must await a process of transformation which will take time.
         by Bernard Sabella

  • The Image of the Enemy: Cracks in the Wall of Hatred
          The inner and outer reality of the conflict and empathy in light of Jewish and Palestinian childrenís dreams.
         by Yoram Bilu

  • The Israeli-Palestinian Couple: from Confrontation to Joint Construction
          A psychiatrist and family therapist interprets the evolution of the conflict based on a model developed for couple psychotherapy.
         by Mony Elkaim

  • From Enmity toward Peaceful Coexistence: the Search for Meaning
          Israelis and Palestinians must find a "why" for tolerance, understanding, forgiveness and empathy for the construction of a new cognitive system.
         by Elia Awwad

  • The Dialectics of a Handshake
          The Rabin-Arafat handshake symbolized recognition, but the harsh terrain of dialogue is still ahead.
         by Zali Gurevitch

  • Fear of the Other
          In view of the rejection by Ashkenazi Jews of everything with an Oriental flavor, is Israeli society mature enough to respect the identity of a different people?
         by Hanna Biran

  • The Image of the Israeli: Its Evolution in the Palestinian Mind
          A Palestinian freedom-fighter defines through his life experience how he sees the changing image of the Israeli.
         by Jamal El-Deek

  • Shaping a Culture of Peace
          The Palestinians must address taboos and grave internal weaknesses, while Israel must tackle its arrogant colonial stance if the promise of peace is to become a reality.
         by Eyad El-Sarraj

  • The Peace Process and the Palestinian Interest
          A Palestinian leaderís view on Israeli-Palestinian separation, the poisoned atmosphere, Hamas, Palestinian priorities and solutions.
         by Daoud Kuttab

  • Consorting with the Enemy
          A Palestinian describes his many friendships with Jews throughout his life and asks his Jewish friends to encourage generosity in applying the peace process.
         by Said Aburish

    Book Review
  • Arafat: a Political Biography by Alan Hart
          Reviewed by Manuel Hassassian
         by Manuel Hassassian

  • Rabin of Israel by Robert Slater
          Rabin may be a great man but his biography is full of flaws.
         by Hillel Schenker

    Journal Jottings
  • Daoud Kuttab and Danny Rubinstein

  • Palestinian Industrial Development and Israeli-Palestinian Attitudes to Cooperation
          A Palestinian and an Israeli economist study cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian industrialists.
         by Samir Hazboun and by Simcha Bahiri

    Literature and the Arts
  • My Victory Parade
          A story translated from the Hebrew by Yael Lotan.
         by Yaacov Siman-Tov

  • Four Poems
          by Tawfik Ziyad

  • Four Poems
          Galit Hasan-Rokem

  • Treaty of Peace between the State of Israel and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan October 26, 1994

    Chronology of Events
  • 1994 - 1.7.94-1.10.94
          Edited by Anat Cygielman

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