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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

40 Years Later

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Table of Contents


  • In Memoriam: Victor Cygielman

  • Jerusalem ... 40 Years Later
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • The Disintegration of the Jerusalem Unification Policy
          Given the failure of “unification,” the division of Jerusalem may accomplish more.
         by Moshe Amirav

  • East Jerusalem: 40 Years of Occupation
          In discussions of Jerusalem’s future, the people are usually forgotten or marginalized.
         by Nazmi Ju’beh

  • Discrimination and Deprivation in Jerusalem1
         City Hall policy derives from ideology and a discriminatory organizational culture.
         by Meir Margalit

  • The Socioeconomic Impact of the Wall on East Jerusalem
         The separation wall has made of thousands of Palestinians exiles in their own homes.
         by Bernard Sabella

  • The Impact of the Separation Wall on Jerusalem
         The separation wall may critically endanger the peace process, harm residents and risk further destabilization.
         by Nora Biatra-Rayan and by Daniela Yanai

  • Jerusalem in Public International Law
         Jerusalem is an Arab city occupied and subject to the applicability of the law of belligerent occupation.
         by Ibrahim M. Sha’ban

  • Some Reflections on Jerusalem
          National aspirations, religious and municipal aspects and the periphery require compromises.
         by Ruth Lapidoth

  • The "Unification" of Jerusalem
          Israel has failed to “unify” Jerusalem; the city remains divided 40 years on.
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • When the 1967 War and the 1977 Peace Visited My Home in Jerusalem
         On that Friday night, my one-dimensional perception of the Arab “other” cracked.
         by Menachem Klein

  • Israeli Policy in Jerusalem after 1967
         Although they deliberated about modalities, the Israelis were overwhelmingly in favor of the annexation of Jerusalem.
         by Sufian Abu Zaideh

  • Joint Activism in Jerusalem: Is a Joint Community-Based Agenda Possible?
         Can joint peace projects be transformed to meet the needs of the population?
         by Walid Salem

  • Jerusalem, Past, Present and Future
         interview with Meron Benvenisti

  • 40 Years Later
         Moshe Amirav, Menahem Klein, Ruth Lapidoth, Nazmi Ju’beh, Riad Malki, Mazen Qupty. Moderators: Ziad AbuZayyad, Amnon Kapeliouk

  • A Curious Story: Palestinians and the Arab States
         The Arab League Peace Initiative could change the whole Israel-Palestine equation
         by Paul Scham

    Book Review
  • City of Oranges: Arabs and Jews in Jaffa
         by Adam LeBor, reviewed by John Bunzl

  • Bridging the Divide: Peace Building in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, edited by Edy Kaufman,     Walid Salem and Juliette Verhoeven
         Amnesty After Atrocity? Healing Nations after Genocide and War Crimes by Helena Cobban, both reviewed
         by Sol Gittleman

  • Closures and Separation and Their Impact on East Jerusalem’s Economic Sectors
         by Azzam Tawfiq Abu Saud

  • In Jerusalem
         by Mahmoud Darwish

  • To Jerusalem
         by Yusuf Hamdan

  • Looking at Henry Moore’s Elephant Skull Etchings in Jerusalem During the War
         by Shirley Kaufman

  • A Braid of Voices: a literary essay on Jerusalem
         by Ariel Hirschfeld

  • Riyadh Declaration (March 2007)

  • Israeli Statement on the Arab Summit in Riyadh (March 2007)

  • The Arab Peace Initiative (Beirut, 2002)

    Chronology of Events
  • January 1, 2007 to April 1, 2007
          Compiled by Najat Hirbawi

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