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Editorial Board

Adnan Abdelrazek

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Daniel Bar-Tal

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

Anti - Semitism & Islamophobia
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Table of Contents


  • Farewell after Four Challenging Years
         by Daniel Bar-Tal

  • Mirror Images: Perception and Interest in the Israel/Palestine Conflict
          The root causes of the New Anti-Semitism should be carefully examined.
         by John Bunzl

  • Islamophobia: Meaning, Manifestations, Causes
          A discussion and condemnation of Islamophobia.
         by Mustafa Abu Sway

  • The ‘New Anti-Semitism’ and the Middle East
          The New Anti-Semitism is nourished by international developments and interests.
         by Dina Porat

  • Islamophobia: A New Word for an Old Fear
          Anti-Muslim feelings are on the rise, but there are positive approaches to dealing with them.
         by Abduljalil Sajid

  • The Anti-Semitism of Hamas
          Anti-Semitism is a major pillar in the ideology of Hamas.
         by Meir Litvak

  • An East-West Dichotomy: Islamophobia
          Today’s Islamophobia harks back to the West’s depreciation of the Orient.
         by Eugenio Chahuan

  • Through the Squalls of Hate: Arab-Phobic Attitudes among Extreme Right and Moderate Right in Israel
          Fear and hate are central to Arab-Phobic attitudes on the Israeli right.
         by Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler and Eran Halperin

  • The Parallels of Islam and Judaism in Diaspora
          Jewish and Muslim Diasporas share certain common experiences.
         by Sander L. Gilman

  • Islam and Democracy: Are They Compatible?
          There is no direct correlation between the absence of democracy and Islam.
         by Abdelmajid Charfi

  • On Overcoming Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia
          We must gain a true, deep and sincere knowledge of each other.
         by Yehuda Stolov

  • Elections Should Be Open to All Palestinians
          An interview with Palestinian Authority Minister for Foreign Affairs.
         by Nasser al-Kidwa

  • The Peace Process and Civil Society
          A PIJ roundtable with Prof. Naomi Chazan, Dr. Walid Salem, Ziad Abu Zayyad, Danny Rubinstein, Prof. Saul Sosnowski, Dr. Tullo Vigevani and Noga Tarnopolsky

  • Fair and Balanced?: On Academic Freedom in Post 9/11 America
          A new McCarthyism is threatening freedom of expression on American campuses.
         by Marcy Newman

  • Demography and Politics in the Palestinian Authority
          Without lowering the birthrate, there is no chance to stabilize Palestinian society.
         by Amnon Kartin and Itzhak Schnell

  • Western Perceptions of Anti-Semitism in Arab and Islamic Discourse
          A vicious cycle of anti-Arab and anti-Semitic reactions must be broken.
         by Alexander Flores

    Special Report
  • After the Disengagement: Strategies for the Peace Movement

  • Lessons from the Disengagement
          Either there will be political progress or another disastrous round of violence.
         by Dan Jacobson

  • The Gaza Disengagement: Palestinian Perceptions and Expectations?
          The Gaza disengagement is a positive step but should be followed by others in the rest of the occupied territories.

  • To the Bone: A Reflection on Identity
          The reflections of a secular Muslim on visiting al-Haram al-Sharif.
         by Farid Abdel-Nour

    Book Review
  • Tackling Israeli prejudice
         by Sarah Ozacky-Lazar

  • Discovering Palestine
         by Stuart Reigeluth

  • Economic Policies and Institutions in Palestine: A View by the Business Community
         by Hisham Awartani

    Eye of the Camera
  • Castles Made of Sand: Palestinian Children in Refugee Camps
         by Shabtai Gold

  • Dispossession, Soil, and Identity in Palestinian and Native American Literature
          Both Palestinian and Native American literature focus on the theme of dispossession but from different perspectives.
         by Ben White

  • Report on East Jerusalem

    Chronology of Events
  • January 1, 2005 to July 1, 2005
          Edited by Najat Hirbawi

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