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Khuloud Khayyat Dajani
Ali Abu Shahla
Time For Justice And Peace - End the Occupation
Vol.22 No.2 & 3, 2017
Table of Contents
by Hillel Schenker
The hard reality is that change is not self-generating; yet transformative change is possible, and it starts with transformative leaders.
by Daniel Kurtzer
Israel must choose now between peace with the dispossessed indigenous people of their state, or face another half-century of isolation with the backdrop of a rapidly encroaching demographical dilemma.
by Sam Bahour
The Israeli occupation has eroded Israeli democracy through a narrow neo-Zionist patriotism, a culture of disregard for the law and a divided national identity.
by Izhak Schnell
Given that the U.S. government is not prepared to advance peace in the Middle East, it is crucial that the EU step into a leadership role in the effort.
by Arne Lietz
Revisiting the November 1947 UNGA Resolution 181, the Partition Plan, adjusting it to today’s reality or applying it as is.
by Ziad AbuZayyad
The occupation has created processes that have dramatically changed the Israeli state and society, and only with the return of political power to the majority will it be possible to set in motion a process that will lead to the end of the occupation.
by Daniel Bar-Tal
Israel must either end the occupation without further procrastination and pretext, and work with the Palestinians to build their own state or, pending a future final settlement, grant equal rights in the meantime to everyone subject to Israeli jurisdiction.
by Tony Klug
While Palestinians have long understood their national identity to be pluralistic and not based on religion, a more exclusive Zionist narrative post-1967 has sought to deny their historical existence in their homeland.
by Hind Khoury
The power of the Court to review the constitutionality of legislation such as the Settlement Legalization Law is an essential part of democratic governance, as is NGOs' standing to petition for judicial intervention.
by Frances Raday
The effects and implications of the siege, internal Palestinian divisions, boycotts by the international community and three Israeli wars have left Gaza in a catastrophic situation on the political, economic and social levels.
by Omar Shaban
Both the standing of the UN as a whole and the fate of Resolution 2334 will be determined by the struggle between Trump and Haley on one side and the rest of the world on the other.
by Alon Liel
Israel's land seizure and settlement policy, house demolition strategy, and matrix of control on the movement of Palestinians has undermined the “two-state solution” and the peace process altogether.
by Jad Isaac
The claim that because a peace agreement has not been signed between the Israelis and Palestinians peace activists have failed is baseless
by Tamar Hermann
Palestinian society is fragmented by the long-term trauma — exacerbated in some cases by aspects of its own culture — and everyday struggles imposed by the ongoing Israeli occupation.
by Safa Dhaher
The political will of the Israeli leadership has been a key factor in past breakthroughs and near-breakthroughs in negotiations to make peace, and presumably will be in the future.
by Galia Golan
With the Palestinians facing a belligerent occupation, an apartheid system that favors Jewish settlers and a growing settler colonial project, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is becoming chronic, an ongoing Nakba.
by Walid Salem
The occupation of the Palestinian Territories is based on corruptive and corrupting practices that originate from and feed back into Israel.
by Edward Kaufman
Palestinians in the annexed areas have been subjected to systematic Israeli policies to seize and Israelize their land, separating them from their West Bank families and socioeconomic and political life.
by Adnan Abdelrazek
There is a striking absence of Israeli public awareness and discussion regarding the effects of the occupation on Israeli society.
by Jessica Montell
Ofer Zalzberg, Ilan Baruch, Nisreen AbuZayyad, Lior Amihai, Amaal Abu Ghoush, Walid Salem . Moderated by Ziad AbuZayyad and Hillel Schenker
The use of comparisons of the Palestinian situation to South African apartheid may hold practical implications for peace, not just discourse.
by Barry Shapiro
Evisceration of the Palestinian Economy: 1967-2007: The Destruction of 50 Years of Israeli Colonizing Military Occupation on the Palestinian Economy.
by Mohammed Samhouri
by Mahmoud Darwish
by Amos Oz
by Assaf Harel
by Lynne Reid Banks
Executive Summary - United Nations-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
by Arie Arnon and by Saeb Bamya
Palestinian-Israeli Pulse: Public Opinion of Palestinians & Israelis