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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

Hamas and Kadima
Are They Up to the Challenge?

Vol.13 No.3 2006

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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