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Editorial Board

Adnan Abdelrazek

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Daniel Bar-Tal

Walid Salem

Galia Golan

Gershon Baskin

Hind Khoury

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Moshe Maoz

Munther Dajani

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Lucy Nusseibah

Meir Margalit

Menachem Klein

Ali Abu Shahla

Ilan Baruch

Hanna Siniora

Yehudit Oppenheimer

Mossi Raz

Susie Becher

Frances Raday

Right of Return
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Table of Contents


  • Two Peoples ... Two States
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • The Palestinian Refugee Problem and the Final Status Negotiations: A Review of Positions
          A summary of Palestinian-Israeli disagreements on the refugee issue and potential compromises in search of its resolution
         by Nazmi Ju’beh

  • The Refugee Problem at the Peace Conferences, 1949-2000
          How the refugee problem has derailed negotiations for the last half-century
         by Shelly Fried

  • Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return in International Law
          The Right of Return in the context of international law
         by Badil

  • The Exiled: Refugees in their Homeland Refugees in their Homeland
          The internal refugees received Israeli citizenship but not their full rights
         by Wakim Wakim

  • Jewish Israelis on the “Right of Return”
          Surveying current attitudes to the issue in Jewish Israeli society
         by Dan Zakay and by Yechiel Klar

  • The Internal Refugees in the State of Israel: Israeli Citizens, Palestinian Refugees
          Uprooted from their homes, the internal refugees became 'present absentees'
         by Hillel Cohen

  • The Refugee Problem at Taba
          Interview with Yossi Beilin and Nabil Sha’ath, the main Palestinian and Israeli negotiators at the Taba conference of January 2001, about the Palestinian refugee problem.
         by Akiva Eldar

  • Seeking a Just Solution for the Palestinian Refugees
          A PIJ roundtable with Shulamith Aloni, Munther Dajani, Raphael Yisraeli and Nasser Atta. Danny Rubinstein and Zahra Khalidi moderated

  • There Can Be No “Return”
          A massive return of Palestinian refugees would conflict with the Jewish right to self-determination
         by Hillel Shuval

  • Citizenship and Return
          A solution based on two states cooperating, without segregation and enmity
         by Walid Salem

  • Postzionism: A Critique of Israel's Zionist Discourse
          The controversies surrounding postzionism represent a conflict of national memory and identity
         by Laurence J. Silberstein

  • Images: Events In the Eye of the Camera

    Book Review
  • A Vast Collective Feeling of Injustice
          Palestinian Refugees: The Right of Return, edited by Naseer Aruri. London: Pluto Press, 2001, pp. 294.
         by Zahra Khalidi

  • Reparations and Rehabilitation of Palestinian Refugees
          Analyzing the costs of implementing a form of return
         by Ruth Klinov

  • Closure and the Palestinian Economy
          The disastrous economic results of closure and seige
         interview with Mohammad Shtayyeh

  • Autocartography: The Case of Palestine, Michigan
         by Anton Shammas

  • Statement of Principles
          First printed in Ha’aretz, July 23, 2002
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • Urgent Appeal to Palestinians to Stop the Suicide Bombings

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

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