Vol. 1 No. 1 , 1994
Peace Economics
This Israeli-Palestinian quarterly, the first of its kind, was born out of a conviction that a joint platform is needed, where basic aspects of the Palestinian-Israeli problem can be analysed in a frank and serious manner.
Its founders are Ziad Abu Zayyad, former publisher of "Gesher", a Palestinian
weekly in Hebrew, and Victor Cygielman, former deputy-editor of the Israeli peace journal "New Outlook", two professional journalists, who for years have worked for Israeli-Palestinian peace, based on mutual recognition of the two peoples' national rights.
We intend to follow and analyse the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, to study the outstanding issues, to look for common ground, and, whenever possible, to outline compromise solutions.
In this, our first issue, we deal with Peace Economics, that is with the economic problems and opportunities arising from the emerging structural changes in the relationship between the two peoples.
Our next issue will focus on "Relig
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Table of Contents
  1. To Our Readers ( )

    By Victor Cygielman and Ziad AbuZayyad Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  2. Focus
  3. Time for Reconciliation ( )
    The Intifada proved to Palestinians and Israelis alike that they could not ignore each other. Now it’s time for negotiation and reconciliation.
    By Hisham1 Ahmed1 Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  4. The Road to Mutual Recognition ( )
    For years Israelis and Palestinians denied each other’s right to national existence; but both peoples are now on their way to finding a reasonable compromise between their vital national interests.
    By Victor Cygielman Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  5. From Armed Struggle to Negotiation ( )
    The Palestinian national leadership has created the institutions to adapt itself to changing conditions over the years
    By Manuel Hassassian Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  6. Documents
  7. The exchange of letters: Rabin - Arafat - Holst ( )

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  8. The Declaration of Principles: Final Agreed Draft ( )

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  9. What’s in it for the Palestinians? ( )

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  10. Economics
  11. Gaza and Jericho First: The Economic Angle ( )
    A deep water port and a free economic zone might help jump-start the Gaza economy; but plans for Jericho and the rest of the territories must follow quickly if peace is to work.
    By Simcha Bahiri Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  12. Crash Program for Economic Survival ( )
    The Declaration of Principles comes at a time when Palestinian economic institutions are facing collapse; emergency relief is essential.
    By Samir HuleiIeh Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  13. The Best Way for Both Sides ( )
    The economic relationship between Israel and the Palestinians should be transformed - not dismantled - with the Palestinians taking advantage of their proximity to Israel.
    By Ezra Sadan Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  14. Needed: A Modern Infrastructure ( )
    The Palestinian economy has been sadly neglE’Cted for the past 25 years of occupation. Immediate steps must be taken to develop the infrastructure for a flourishing, service¬based economy.
    By Samir Hazboun Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  15. The Peace Dividend: Regional Trade and Cooperation ( )
    So far Arab nations have not traded or cooperated very much with each other. With peace the prospects can improve; but the region’s entrepreneurs must not be shackled.
    By Gideon Fishelson Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  16. KOOR ready to Cooperate ( )
    A new economic relationship between the former enemies must be established, and KOOR stands ready to play its part; but Palestinian sensibilities must be respected.
    By Shlomo Ben-Ami Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  17. Conference Time ( )
    Economic encounters between Israelis and Palestinians are increasingly frequent.
    By Samir Hazboun Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  18. Reviews two recent studies on the economics of Middle East peace ( )

    By Dan Leon Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  19. The Business of Peace ( )

    By Daniel Gavron Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  20. Creating Jobs for the Palestinians ( )
    Even with massive international aid for Palestinian economic development, many Palestinians will have to go on working in Isreal for many years
    By Gil Feiler Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  21. Culture, Literature and the Arts
  22. To See the Other ( )
    Palestinian and Israeli film makers get together in Stockholm
    By Freddy Rokem Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  23. Reviews a book on Palestinian folk lore and a Palestinian prison memoir ( )

    By Galit Hasan-Rokem Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  24. Extracts from Point of Departure ( )

    By Izzat Ghazzawi Vol. 1 No. 1 1994
  25. Yitzhak Laor: Two Poems ( )

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