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Editorial Board

Hisham Awartani

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Boaz Evron

Walid Salem

Ari Rath

Zahra Khalidi

Daniel Bar-Tal

Ammar AbuZayyad

Galit Hasan-Rokem

Khaled Abu Aker

Galia Golan

Nazmi Ju'beh

Gershon Baskin

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Simcha Bahiri

Nadia Naser-Najjab

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Dan Leon

Anat Cygielman

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Separation or Conciliation
Vol.9 No.3 2002

Table of Contents


  • Separation or Conciliation
         by Ziad AbuZayyad and by Daniel Bar-Tal

  • Forms of Separation Between Israel and Palestine
          An introduction to the Issue
         by Izhak Schnell

  • Proposals for Walls and Fences, and their Consequences
          An overview of various Israeli proposals for unilateral separation.
         by Gershon Baskin

  • Seeking the Road to Peace
          Reforms in the PA, an Israeli withdrawal from the Territories and a return to negotiations are the only way to improve the current situation.
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • Political and Security Complications of the Israeli Separation Fence
          Political and practical issues will undermine the separation plan.
         by Mamdouh Nofal

  • The Implication of Economic Borders Between Israel and Palestine
          Palestinian-Israel economic agreements so far have been "incomplete contracts".
         by Arie Arnon

  • Separation as a Form of Apartheid
          Any system of segregation imposed by the strong on the weak is a form of apartheid.
         by Jamil Hilal

  • The Depths of the Wall
          Despite the threat it poses, the Palestinians have so far failed to come up with a strong response to the wall.
         by Riad al-Malki

  • Separation, Integration and Conciliation: Preliminary Thoughts
          The real task facing this region is to build conciliation through separation and integration, based on equality.
         by Arie Nadler

  • Separation and International Intervention
          As none of the unilateral separation proposals provide a real element of hope, the alternative may be an international observer force or interim trusteeship.
         by Galia Golan

  • Camp David, Oslo and the Future
          The implications of recent setbacks, and the options now available.
         interview with Dan Meridor

  • Roundtable: Separation or Conciliation
          A PIJ roundtable with Naomi Hazan, Nazmi Jubeh, Danny Rothschild and Khalil Tofakji. Khalid Abu Aker was moderator.

  • Images: In the Eye ofthe Camera

  • Refusal to Serve: An Israeli Phenomenon and its Implications
          Have the refuseniks had any effect in changing Israeli political discourse?
         by Dan Leon

  • The Principle Facets of the Refugee Problem
          An outline of the main obstacles to resolving the refugee problem.
         by Khalil Shikaki

  • Postzionism: A critique of Zionist Discourse (Part 2)
          The controversies surrounding the conflict of national memory and identity.
         by Laurence J. Silberstein

    The Cost of Closure

          An abridged version of the recent UNSCO study on the Palestinian economy.

  • Hooriyya’s Teaching
         by Mahmoud Darwish

  • The US Roadmap
          Elements of a Performance-Based Road Map for a Permanent Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

  • Israeli Proposals for Unilateral Separation

  • Bad Fences Make Bad Neighbors

    Chronology of Events
  • April 1, 2002 to July 1, 2002
          Edited by Najat Hirbawi

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