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Khuloud Khayyat Dajani
Ali Abu Shahla
JERUSALEM, In the Eye of the Storm
Vol.17 No.12 2011
Table of Contents
by Ziad AbuZayyad and by Hillel Schenker
East Jerusalem is tied to the larger issue of Israeli-Palestinian relations, and Europe has both an opportunity and a duty to play a role in establishing peace.
by Dries Van Agt
Israel is heading towards further control of East Jerusalem, not towards disengagement.
by Marco Allegra
Untaxed American funds fuel settlement growth in East Jerusalem and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
by Michael Several
Europe must take a stronger stance against the occupation of and settlement-building in Jerusalem.
by Muriel Asseburg
The government’s complicity in right-wing settler activity in Silwan creates immense obstacles to a peaceful resolution on Jerusalem.
by Yehudit Oppenheimer
Jerusalem tourist sights and settlements are being used to promote an exclusively Jewish narrative of the city’s history.
by Hagit Ofran
With Israel’s manipulation of their space, East Jerusalemites are reappraising the credibility of the peace process.
by Omar Yousef
Palestinians search for ways to preserve their community in an occupied city
by Walid Salem
Housing demolitions contribute to the forced emigration of Palestinians from Jerusalem.
by Jeff Halper
The Jerusalem municipality’s failure to provide adequate funding has created an educational crisis in East Jerusalem
by Ata Qaymari
Since 1948, Israel has carried out an illegal policy of confiscating the property of Palestinian refugees from West Jerusalem
by Adnan Abdelrazek
In Silwan and the City of David, science is too often held hostage by ideology and used as a tool for political gain.
by Yonathan Mizrachi
There is enough justification for Palestinians to claim for their rights in both East and West Jerusalem.
by Rana Bishara
Qalandia checkpoint has become a nightmare for the Palestinian community of Jerusalem
by Ahmad Sub Laban
An in-depth look at the current “de-Palestinization” policies in East Jerusalem
by Jad Isaac and by Suhail Khalilieh
The Green Line is becoming irrelevant as Israel expands its control over Jerusalem and beyond
by Menachem Klein
The Jerusalem Municipality’s 2020 Master Plan will serve to consolidate Israeli control over East Jerusalem while bringing little benefit to its inhabitants
by Meir Margalit
The assertion that “Jerusalem is above politics” ignores the reality of life in the city
by Samir Mutawi
A two-state solution will require the establishment of a controlled border running through Jerusalem
by Izhak Schnell
An overview of the United Nations’ historical and current positions regarding the status of Jerusalem.
by Adnan Abdelrazek
Separating the Old City from the rest of Jerusalem could severely disrupt the city’s urban fabric
by Wendy Pullen and by Maximilian Gwiazda
In order to reach a just and stable resolution on Jerusalem, a number of steps must be taken to promote trust and equity between the populations
by Sam’an Khoury and by Sarah Kreimer
The creation of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital is a key step in mending relations between Israel and the Arab and Islamic worlds
by Moshe Maoz
Sovereignty over Jerusalem and its holy sites remains an area of deep division in the search for peace
by Taher Shash
Israel’s stances on Jerusalem have evolved since the unilateral “unification” of the city in 1967, but Olmert may have revisited the 1947 Partition Plan’s ideas
by Galia Golan
West Jerusalem was also once home to Palestinians
by Ibrahim Matar
To date, the status of Jerusalem has been determined not by negotiation or demography, but through conquest
by Afif Safieh
Palestinian NGOs face a myriad of challenges when operating in East Jerusalem
by Najat Hirbawi and by David Helfand
The Wadi Hilweh and Madaa Centers work to preserve the Palestinian community and its voice in Silwan
by Anna Koulouris
Israelis and Palestinians unite to save East Jerusalem families from eviction
by Sahar Vardi
Ir Amim works for the fair and equitable treatment of all Jerusalem residents
by Ela Greenberg and by Lexi Curtice
Urban planning must first and foremost address the needs and desires of the city’s inhabitants
by Efrat Cohen-Bar
The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions focuses on local activism to save Palestinian homes and end the occupation
by Jeff Halper
The Association for Civil Rights in Israel is using the legal system to fight discrimination and abuse in Jerusalem
by Ronit Sela
Jerusalem’s mayor is pursuing policies in the city that threaten the entire peace process
by Etai Mizra
The Separation Barrier has a wide range of damaging effects on daily life for Palestinians living in and around Jerusalem.
by Tovi Fenster and by Oren Shlomo
The Greek Orthodox Church and the Future of Jerusalem
by Anna Koulouris
Israeli activists must connect with young, secular American Jews through a liberal Zionism that allows for criticism of Israeli policy
by Peter Beinart
Israeli and Palestinian security forces cooperate in the enforced separation of two peoples
by Gil HochBerg
The success of the Fayyad Plan will benefit both Palestinians and Israelis
by Natalia Simanovsky
Nazi propaganda serves as a reminder of the dangers of the media distortion we live with today
by Danny Schechter
Reviewed by Benjamin Pogrund
Reviewed by Itamar Haritan
by Christine Leuenberger
by Bat-Chen Shahak
by Annonymous.Activist.Artists (A.A.A.)
Chronology of Events
by Najat Hirbawi