Benjamin Pogrund

Benjamin Pogrund

Benjamin Pogrund is the former director of Yakar’s Center for Social Concern in Jerusalem and was deputy editor of the former Rand Daily Mail in Johannesburg. He is co-editor of Shared Histories: A Palestinian-Israeli Dialogue and is a member of the Palestine-Israel Journal’s Editorial Board.


Legal Pluralism in the Wild West Bank
While Israeli law cannot be applied in the West Bank without a formal annexation, the plural legal systems of Israeli military and Jordanian laws facilitate the appropriation of Palestinian land and settlement building.
Drawing Fire: Investigating the Accusations of Apartheid in Israel
Once upon a Time Jews and Arabs Were Partners in the Land
Lives in Common: Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem, Jaffa and Hebron by Menachem Klein. London Hurst, 2014, 290 pp.
Nelson Mandela and the Israel-Palestine Conflict: Lessons, Messages and Misinterpretations
Different Histories, Different Futures
South Africa’s one-man, one-vote, one-state solution will not solve the refugee problem.
Settlers Do as They Please, Legally and Illegally
Lords of the Land: The War for Israel’s Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967 – 2007 by Idith Zertal and Akiva Eldar.
South Africa Is Not a Model for Us
The South African unitary state model does not offer a realistic way forward.
An A.B. Yehoshua Tale Set in Jerusalem’s Gloomy Days.
A Woman in Jerusalem: A Passion in Three Parts by A.B. Yehoshua; by Anne Sassoon
The ANC Example
How non-violence worked for the African National Congress.

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