Vol. 4 No. 1 , 1997
Children of The Conflict
Things move very slowly in this part of the world. Sometimes they even seem to move backward rather than forward. Indeed, since Binyamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud government came into office, it has been trying to reverse the peace process.
Security coordination has become the major issue in today's crisis. Security is a need. No one can deny the right of Israelis to have it. Suicide attacks and acts of violence emphasize the urgency of the matter. By contrast, Palestinian security is not on any party's agenda, and the implication of the measures taken by the Netanyahu government against the Palestinian population raises very little reaction or concern.
Following every attack, Israel automatically places the responsibility on the Palestinian Authority (PA) and imposes collective punishment on the Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip: more stringent closures, closure of borders with Jordan and Egypt, demolition of houses, etc. These Israeli punitive measures agai
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Table of Contents
  1. The Road to Nowhere ( )

    By Ziad AbuZayyad Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  2. Letters to the Editors
  3. Letter from the Editors ( )

    Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  4. Focus
  5. Children’s Human Rights: The Equation of Justice and Peace ( )
    Abuse of the human rights of children is widespread in modem armed conflict.
    By Nancy Dubrow Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  6. Palestinian Children and Violence ( )
    The long-term effects of trauma, violence and abuse.
    By Eyad El-Sarraj Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  7. The Impact of the Conflict on Israeli Children ( )
    Israeli education aims to protect children by turning the "abnormal" into "normal. "
    By Atar Oman and Haggith Gor-Ziv Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  8. Palestinian Children and Adolescents during and after the Intifada ( )
    A research project on the experiences and traumas of Palestinian children and adolescents during and after the Intifada.
    By Brian Barber Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  9. Protecting Children in Difficult Circumstances ( )
    Ensuring the protection and development of Palestinian children.
    By Cairo Arafat Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  10. The United Nations and the Rights of the Child ( )
    Every new-born child must be recognized by the responsible authorities.
    By Philip Veerman Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  11. The Consequences of Trauma ( )
    The effects on children of revoking Palestinian residency rights in Jerusalem.
    By Rana Nashashibi Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  12. Children’s Health Rights in Jerusalem ( )
    In East Jerusalem the death rate for babies is twice that of West Jerusalem babies.
    By Hadas Ziv Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  13. Viewpoint
  14. The Devastation of Children by War ( )
    Children pay the heaviest psychological price for war.
    By Mooli Lahad and Ofra Ayalon Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  15. Resolving the Conflict: The Nation-State and the Nation in IsraelfPalestine ( )
    Dissatisfaction with the twn-state solution has led to reconsideration of the binational state as a viable option.
    By Jeff Halper Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  16. The Peace Process: From Breakthrough to Breakdown? ( )
    When Netanyahu assumed power, the Palestinians had 34 grievances over agreed issues.
    By Afif Safieh Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  17. The Legal Status of Palestinians in Jerusalem ( )
    Legal practices to strengthen Jerusalem’s Jewish community and weaken that of the Palestinians.
    By Usama Halabi Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  18. Review Essay
  19. Memories Have Not Been Washed Away ( )
    Twenty recent books on Jerusalem are reviewed.
    By Chaia Beckerman Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  20. Economics
  21. Israel and the Palestinian Economy ( )
    The 1994 Paris economic protocol is not being implemented for political reasons.
    By Arie Arnon and Gideon Eshet Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  22. Culture, Literature and the Arts
  23. The Key Game ( )
    A short story on a Jewish family in the Holocaust.
    By Ida Fink Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  24. From: After the Apocalypse - A poem ( )

    By Samih AI-Qassem Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  25. Documents
  26. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - A The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child-- A Summary ( )
    November 20, 1989
    Vol. 4 No. 1 1997
  27. Chronology of Events
  28. October 1, 1996 - January 1, 1997 ( )
    Edited by Najat Hirbawi
    Vol. 4 No. 1 1997