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Vol. 2 No. 4 , 1995
Refugees
Editorial
The trigger was pulled by the assassin Yigal Amir on November, 1995, but the bullets that tore into Rabin's body had started on their fatal course as far back as 1967.
Following the June 1967 war, Israelis, both leaders and citizens, were drunk with victory, and a political climate hitherto almost unknown emerged in the country. Rabbis claimed God's hand was in this victory, as it had been achieved in six days "and on the seventh the army rested." Thus the Almighty once again became "the Lord of Hosts." The chief Army Chaplain, Rabbi-General Shlomo Goren, was traveling up and down the newly conquered - in his view, liberated - territories, blowing his shofar (a ram's horn) from Nablus (Shchem in Hebrew), where, according to the Bible, Israel's first king Saul had been anointed by the prophet Samuel, up to Mount Sinai, where Moses is said to have handed down the Ten Commandments to the Children of Israel.
So it went on: suddenly, the secular State of Israel became increasingly
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Table of Contents
    Editorial
  1. The Murder of Yitzhak Rabin ( )

    By Victor Cygielman Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  2. Letters to the Editors
  3. Letters to the Editors ( )

    Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  4. Focus
  5. Seeking Justice ( )
    Failure to solve the refugee problem threatens the prospect of peace.
    By Ziad AbuZayyad Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  6. The Future of Palestinian Refugees in the Peace Negotiations ( )
    The refugee issue: toward final status negotiations (May, 1996).
    By Salim Tamari Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  7. AMaterial and Spiritual Homeland ( )
    The places left behind are the documents of Palestinian identity.
    By Danny Rubenstein Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  8. Who Is a Refugee? ( )
    Defining just who is a refugee can be of critical importance.
    By Don Peretz Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  9. Mutual Recognition of Suffering ( )
    Only seeing and internalizing the suffering of the other side can lead to reconciliation.
    By Victor Cygielman Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  10. The Evolution of the Palestinian Refugee Problem ( )
    An integral part of the multilateral talks, the problem must receive greater priority.
    By Manuel Hassassian Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  11. Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return ( )
    Categories, points of contention, and incompatible proposals.
    By Elia Zureik Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  12. A Time of Hardship and Agony: Palestinian Refugees in Libya ( )
    human tragedy of displaced Palestinians who cannot find refuge in any country.
    By Abbas Shiblak Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  13. The Palestinian Exodus 1948 ( )
    There is a direct correlation between Jewish attack and Arab departure.
    By Danny Rubenstein Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  14. The Refugee Working Group of the Middle East Multilateral Peace Negotiations ( )
    The role of the Refugee Working Group in advancing peace negotiations.
    By Rex Brynen and Jill Tansley Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  15. Refugee Resettlement: The Gaza Strip Experience ( )
    Israeli resettlement plans have not destroyed the dream of return.
    By Norma Masriyeh Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  16. Solving the Refugee Problem: A Prerequisite for Peace ( )
    Israel’s political establishment has consistently denied the Palestinian right of return.
    By Shlomo Gazit Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  17. The Palestinian Refugee Problem: A Possible Solution ( )
    Observations on some prerequisites for solutions of attainable justice:
    By Rashid Khalidi Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  18. Viewpoint
  19. Israel, the Jews and the Mediterranean: Dilemmas of a Cultural Identity ( )
    A reoriented (or re-Oriented) Israel could find its true vocation.
    By Shlomo Elbaz Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  20. The Perception of the Enemy: A Psychological View ( )
    A society first creates and then supports the image of the ’evil’ enemy.
    By Rafael Moses Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  21. Economics
  22. The Amman Economic Summit ( )
    Daoud Kuttab speaks with Dr. Simcha Bahiri
    By Daoud Kuttab Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  23. Journal Jottings
  24. Nabil Khatib and Alice Shalvi ( )

    Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  25. Culture
  26. The Predicament of Palestinian Cultural Production ( )
    Isolated since 1967, Palestinian culture will now express a new society.
    By Salim Tamari Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  27. Poems ( )
    by Mahmoud Darwish, Naomi Shihab Nye, Avot Yeshurun, and Dahlia Ravikovitch
    Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  28. Book Review
  29. Painful Reading ( )
    Torture, Human Rights, Medical Ethics and the Case of Israel Edited by Neve Gordon and Ruchama Marton; reviewed by Dan Leon
    Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  30. South African Parallels to the Palestinian-Israeli Talks ( )
    Tomorrow Is Another Country By Allister Sparks; reviewed by Simcha Bahiri
    Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  31. Documents
  32. U.N. General Assembly Resolution 194 ( )
    December 11, 1948
    Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  33. The Israeli Position ( )
    Multilateral Working Group on Refugees Opening Remarks for Israel
    Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  34. The Palestinian Position ( )
    Multilateral Working Group on Refugees Opening Remarks by Eli Sanbar
    Vol. 2 No. 4 1995
  35. Chronology of Events
  36. July 1 to October 1, 1995 ( )
    Edited by Anat Cygielman
    Vol. 2 No. 4 1995