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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

Psychological Dimensions of the Conflict
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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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