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Khuloud Khayyat Dajani
Ali Abu Shahla
The Younger Generation
Vol.18 No. 4, 2013
Table of Contents
by Ziad AbuZayyad
Through education, training and collective action, youth can bring about change in the political structure — but it must come from the youth themselves.
by Nidal Fuqaha
Dialogue groups do not lead to a particular and known political solution but to a more encompassing perception that enables us to cope and fosters a deeper, more accurate and comprehensive view of reality.
by Lior Amihai
We have no choice but to learn how to coexist and share this land; we cannot defeat each other militarily and that each nation is here to stay.
by Fadi Rabieh
The failure of new leaders to address the needs and aspirations of young people means that the youth-led revolution will not stop until real change is achieved.
by Khaled Diab
For all their potential and the lip service paid them as a majority group, Jordanian youth today are not being heard and see a system stacked against them.
by Jonah Shepp
Social media is not the agent changing the way we see things; rather, it is the minds that use it step by step to try to make a change.
by Ziad Khalil AbuZayyad
Instead of alternating between withdrawal and neoliberalism, the younger generation should reformulate a new agenda based on a vision for a “just society.”
by Doron Navot
The Oslo Accords’ dashed hopes, the Rabin assassination, the second intifada, and the policy of separation and military reality in the Occupied Palestinian Territories have defined younger Israelis’ outlook.
by Yael Patir
The younger generation should focus on gradual and systematic social change that includes promoting human rights values and various freedoms.
by Riman Barakat
Today’s youth accept the ambiguity of the status quo and reject the dichotomous world outlook on political, economic, and social issues, creating instead a a unified picture composed of the fragments.
by Dr. Roby Nathanson and by Dr. Ralf Hexel
The continuation of the conflict will only harm youth by stealing their energy, efforts, and financial resources that should be spent on creativity and education.
by Dareen Siam
The identities of young French Jews and Muslims have in common the elements of plural identities, double consciousness, the importance of collective memory and plural religiosity.
by Ygael Attali
With time and demographic trends on Hamas’ side, moderates on all sides must cooperate to bring about the two-state solution.
by Itamar Roi
We are still fighting — only the battle has become a shared one; it is for peace, justice and understanding.
by Hussam Rateb
Palestinian youth spoke with U.S. President Barack Obama about their struggles, accomplishments, and aspirations for themselves and their country.
by Stav Shaffir
Yael Patir, Daoud Abu-Libdeh, Arik Segal, Mousa Abassi, Lior Finkel, Apo Sahagian. Moderator: Hillel Schenker
Without a negotiated two-state settlement, eventually a bedraggled Palestinian state could emerge alongside an isolated and widely despised Jewish state.
by Tony Klug
As evident in the UN vote on Palestine’s status, the U.S. is losing clout and Israel is delegitimizing itself with its “expansion, occupation, and siege” mentality.
by Johan Galtung
Israel faces four major challenges: the economy, social divisions, the democratic process toward peace and ending the occupation through civic action.
by Tal Harris
by Dan Brook
by Robert Terpstra
by Basem el-Nabres
by Waleed and Reda Janem
Poems by: David Barbi , Adi Tishrai, Amir Or, Lital Michaeli, Raanan Ben-Tovim, Miya Shem-Ur, Gili Haimovich, Oded Hon, Mati Shemoelof