TEST
Vol. 8 No. 3 , 2001
Post-Oslo: Impasse and Options
Editorial
The scapegoat is a recurring theme of Jewish history. In biblical times, it was a real goat upon which the Jewish high priest cast all the sins of the people. In exile, it was frequently the Jews themselves, denounced and vilified for the misdeeds of others. Now it is the turn of Yasser Arafat, the Jewish state's erstwhile partner for peace and currently its supreme villain.
In the wake of the collapse of the Camp David Summit in July 2000, the finger of blame was instantly pointed at the Palestinian president, charging him with wilful sabotage of the peace process by repudiating Ehud Barak's "generous offer," by indirectly espousing the liquidation of the Jewish state and then by launching a violent uprising to this end. He has been reviled as an unrepentant terrorist and an inveterate liar, who could no longer suppress his true aims. Even U.S. President Clinton and many self-proclaimed supporters of the Israeli peace camp - nursing a deep sense of trust betrayed - joined the org
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Table of Contents
    Editorial
  1. Ariel Sharon is Courting Disaster ( )

    By Victor Cygielman Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  2. Harassment ( )

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  3. Focus
  4. The Infernal Scapegoat ( )
    Israeli society tends to self-delusion rather than self-criticism in its approach to what happened at Camp David.
    By Tony Klug Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  5. Events in the Eye of the Camera ( )

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  6. Interview
  7. A Palestinian State is a Historical Necessity ( )
    Not the Oslo accords but their violation by the Israelis and the mentality of occupation led to a crisis.
    By Ahmad Qurei‘ Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  8. Roundtable
  9. Taking Stock: Looking at the Past, Searching for the Future ( )
    A Palestine-Israel Journal discussion with Yossi Beilin, Khalil Shikaki, Ziad Abu-Zayyad, Reuven Merhav, Danny Rubinstein and Nasser A. Jawad.
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  10. Viewpoint
  11. Oslo Reconsidered ( )
    The peace process urgently needs a revised mechanism.
    By Ziad AbuZayyad Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  12. The "Jerusalemite" Question ( )
    Why are there so few Jerusalemites in Jerusalem? How do the city‘s current hegemonic policies compare to those of other cities in the world?
    By Michael Safier Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  13. The Dilemmas of Peace Education in Intractable Conflicts ( )
    It is necessary to view the other‘s collective narrative as legitimate.
    By Gavriel Salomon and Baruch Nevo Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  14. Review Essay
  15. Israel as a Nuclear-Weapon State ( )
    Israel and the Bomb by Avner Cohen, reviewed by Hillel Schenker. A call for transparency in Israel‘s nuclear option in a book which is said to necessitate the rewriting of Israel‘s history.
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  16. Economics
  17. Targeting the Poor in the West Bank and Gaza ( )
    According to the World Bank, an estimated 64% of the population in the Palestinian territories is living under the poverty line.
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  18. Culture
  19. A Longing for the Good Land ( )

    By Mahmoud al-Rimawi Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  20. Mahmoud, My Friend ( )

    By Avital Talmor Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  21. From I Saw Ramallah ( )

    By Mourid Barghouthi Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  22. Documents
  23. The Clinton Minutes ( )
    December 2000
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  24. On Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B‘Tselem) ( )
    June 2001
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  25. Joint Israeli-Palestinian Declaration ( )
    July 2001
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  26. Letter by 62 Israeli High School Students ( )
    August 2001
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  27. One Year of the al-Aqsa Intifada ( )
    Reports by LAW and B‘Tselern, September 2001
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  28. Chronology of Events
  29. April 1, 2001 - July 1, 2001 ( )
    Prepared by Najat Hirbawi
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