Dan Leon

Dan Leon

Dan Leon is a long-time peace activist, former senior editor of New Outlook and a former co-managing editor of PIJ. His last book was Who’s Left in Israel? (Sussex Academic Press, 2004).


Journal Jottings
What Do Zionists Believe? by Colin Shindler
Binationalism: A Bridge over the Chasm
In Zionist history, the binational idea was a genuine, though unsuccessful, attempt to reconcile Palestinian and Israeli aspirations in a common political framework.
The Right of Return: Different Approaches to a Crucial Issue
Amos Oz‘s win-all or lose-all approach to the problem of Return may obscure the prospects of more mutual understanding and fruitful discussion.
Reviews two recent studies on the economics of Middle East peace
Women in Judaism
How the application of orthodox Judaism by the Rabbinical establishment of our time discriminates against the woman Dan Leon with Alice Shalvi
Journal Jottings
The Shamgar Report: an Evasion of Responsibility
"I Am a Short-Term Pessimist and a Long-Term Optimist"
The Oslo-Cairo Agreements, the tempo of negotiations, Jerusalem and Syria: the end of the process must be Palestinian sovereignty
Israeli Public Opinion Polls on the Peace Process
Israeli support tor the peace process depends on Arafat’s ability to "deliver ilie goods."
Binyamin Netanyahu and the Peace Process
Milestones towards an Impasse
A Blood-Dimmed Tide: Dispatches from the Middle East by Amos Elon Amos Elon thinks that peace has been possible since the 1970s, but at a price which Israeli governments have not been prepared to pay.
The Tip of the Iceberg
A glaring injustice in Israel: preventing the use of public land by non-Jews.
The Jewish National Fund: How the Land Was ‘Redeemed’
The JNF’s historical concept of exclusively Jewish land is wholly anachronistic.
History in the Making
The Process: One Thousand and Ten Days that Changed the Middle East by Uri Savir Reviewed by Dan Leon An important book on the day-to-day negotiations and the historical significance of the Oslo process.
No Easy Search
The Palestinian Exodus 1948-1998. Edited by Ghada Karmi and Eugene Cotran, Ithaca Press, 1999.
Repudiating Holocaust Denial
Exposing a deliberate historical falsification.
Refusal to Serve: An Israeli Phenomenon and its Implications
Have the refuseniks had any effect in changing Israeli political discourse?
Scrutinizing the Mandate
A review of Tom Segev‘s book "One Palestine, Complete" by Dan Leon.

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