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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

Young Voices from Jerusalem
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Table of Contents


  • Young Voices from the United-Divided City of Jerusalem
         by Ziad AbuZayyad and by Hillel Schenker

  • Israelization of East Jerusalem, Land through Identity and the Question of Citizenship
          Constrained under Israeli urban planning and demographic policies and disconnected from the Palestinian Authority, Palestinian Jerusalemites are facing fateful life decisions.
         by Tariq S. Nassar

  • Palestinians in West Jerusalem: Economic Dependency Amid Violent Contestation
          Growing economic dependency and the the global culture of consumption have fostered the mixing of the two populations in workspaces and commercial areas.
         by Marik Shtern

  • Education as a Tool to Preserve the Palestinian National and Cultural Identity in East Jerusalem
         How can Palestinian Jerusalemites empower educational institutions in East Jerusalem to ensure their right to education and maintain their national identity?
         by Yahya Hijazi

  • The Stones of Jerusalem
          Jerusalem is its people, not just its stones. And while the city stands tall, its people are in ruins.
         by Sahar Vardi

  • Lack of Security for Palestinians
          Whether Palestinians protest violently or nonviolently Israel responds with military force, so how can the violence end in the Occupied Palestinian Territories without an end to occupation?
         by Amira Abd Elrahim

  • The Fate of Jerusalem Should Be Decided by Its People
          If Jerusalem is the center and microcosm of the conflict, then Jerusalemites are the ones who need to lead the charge for change.
         by Shalom Boguslavsky

  • Freedom of Expression and Social Media in Palestine
          Social media should be protected as a platform for freedom of expression and not be used as a pretext to hunt down Palestinian activists.
         by Ziad Khalil AbuZayyad

  • Jerusalem Between the Veteran and the Younger Generation
         It is time for generational change in the Israeli peace camp, with the old guard’s insights about why it failed to win public support for a peace agreement.
         by Meir Margalit

  • An Assessment of Dialogue-Based Initiatives in Light of the Anti-Normalization Criticisms and Mobility Restrictions
          The positive impacts of dialogue-based initiatives are undermined by the lack of freedom of movement and unequal civil rights under the discriminatory system in place.
         by Silvia Hassouna

  • Young Palestinian Prisoners from East Jerusalem: Agitators of Community Activists?
         The more youth become actively involved in confronting the occupation, the more prison will remain a persistent feature of Palestinian society in Jerusalem.
         by Christopher Smith

  • Experiences, Best Practices, and Failures of Working with Youth in Jerusalem
         We can reform peace education to make it more effective, but teaching conflict transformation at a national level may be just as critical.
         by Liza Bernstein and by Deema Yusuf

  • Twenty Years of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Education: A Research Retrospective
          Hundreds of participants of youth peace education programs – Jewish Israeli, Israeli Palestinians, and Palestinians in the Occupied Territories – have gone on to engage in peace-building efforts.
         by Ned Lazarus

  • Forecasting the “Third Intifada” Storm? Thoughts on the Suitability of the Term to Address Violent Outbreaks in East Jerusalem
         History does not need to move forward lineally to a third or fourth or fifth intifada.
         by Ignacio Rullansky

  • Young Palestinian Voices from East Jerusalem
          Held on Saturday Oct. 24 in East Jerusalem with seven young Palestinians

  • Young Israeli Voices from West Jerusalem
          Held on Tuesday Oct. 20th in West Jerusalem Racheli Ibenboim, Hagit Ofran, Einat Yiftach-El, Yossi Saidov, Ehud Uziel, Eran Tzidikiyahu, and Hava Schwartz. Moderator: Shalom Boguslavsky.

  • Parameters for a Two-State Solution
         A detailed description of what is needed to achieve a two-state solution.
         by Raphael Cohen-Almagor

  • Dearest Love

    In the Casbah

         by Salma Khadra Jayyusi

  • A Prayer to the New Year
         by Fadwa Tuqan

  • Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No (58)

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