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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

Hamas and Kadima
Are They Up to the Challenge?

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Table of Contents


  • Initiatives Now
         by Hillel Schenker

  • Letters to the Editors

  • Conflict Management, Not Overall Solution 
          An end to the occupation, a 10-year cease-fire, and future negotiations.
         by Moshe Amirav

  • Hamas and Palestinian Religious Moderation
          Palestinians have always adhered to a moderate brand of Islam.
         by Mohammed Dajani

  • Chances for Peace
          A comprehensive peace deal including Lebanon and Syria may be the answer.
         by Galia Golan

  • The Concept of Hudna (Truce) in Islamic Sources
          The origin and implication of hudna.
         by Mustafa Abu Sway

  • New Policy Options after the War
          Policy-oriented civic action through media discourse can lead to political change.
         by Didi Remez

  • Hamas, Islam, and the Authority
          The implications of the participation of an Islamic movement in a secular system.
         by Ali Khashan

  • Are Israelis the New Crusaders?
          The radical religious symbolism of the Zionist-Crusader takes on new significance.
         by David Ohana

  • A National Unity Government: One More Factional Deal?
          The Palestinians should rise above narrow factional interests.
         by Hisham Awartani

  • I Did It My Way: Ehud Olmert and the Sinatra Doctrine
          The Israelis use a peace paradigm, the Palestinians a freedom paradigm.
         by Mient Jan Faber

  • Dissatisfied with Hamas, but Would Not Vote for Fateh
          A public opinion poll assessing the degree of satisfaction with Hamas and Fateh.
         by Khalil Shikaki

  • Hamas between Hope and Disillusionment
          Why Hamas did not live up to the expectations of the Palestinians. 
         by Ata Qaymari

  • Khaled Ma’shal
          The Criterion Is the Interest of the Palestinian People

  • “Seek Peace and Pursue It”
         by Shaul Arieli

  • Impact of the Lebanon War on Hamas and Kadima.
          Professors Mustafa Abu Sway, Bernard Sabella, Naomi Chazan, Menachem Klein Moderators: Professors Galia Golan, Khuloud Khayyat Dajani: Khaled Abu Aker

  • Middle East Peace in Light of the Lebanon War and the Iranian Nuclear Program
          An international conference seems to be the only option.
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • The Lebanon War, the Peace Camp, and Israel
          The hope is that Israel will choose peace with the Palestinians and Syria.
         by Daniel Bar-Tal

  • The Middle East: What Peace Might Look Like
          Imagine a Middle East Community of Israel and five border states.
         by Johan Galtung

  • The World (Cup) and the Palestinian State
          The situation in Gaza a year on after the disengagement.
         by Stuart Reigeluth

    Book Review
  • An A.B. Yehoshua Tale Set in Jerusalem’s Gloomy Days.
          A Woman in Jerusalem: A Passion in Three Parts by A.B. Yehoshua; by Anne Sassoon
         by Benjamin Pogrund

  • The Barrier from Both Sides
          Barrier: The Seam of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict by Isabel Kershner
    The West Bank Wall: Unmaking Palestine by Ray Dolphin; by Paul Scham

  • Setting a Palestinian National Food Security Strategy
         by John Ashley and by Nedal Jayousi

  • Uri, My Dear Son
          Eulogy to his son Uri
         by David Grossman

  • To the Martyr Rami al-Ghazzawi
          Eulogy to his son Rami.
         by Izzat al-Ghazzawi

    Chronology of Events
  • July 1, 2006 to October 1, 2006
          Compiled by Najat Hirbawi

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