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Vol. 8 No. 1 , 2001
Jerusalem
Editorial
Jerusalem's centrality to the three monotheistic faiths - Islam, Judaism and Christianity - lent the city its uniqueness, but also made it the focus of strife throughout history. Jerusalem, today, remains an issue of contention that is at the core of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Since their occupation and unilateral annexation in 1967 of the Arab eastern part of Jerusalem, the Israeli authorities have been exploiting their position of control in the city in order to change its image and encourage its Judaization. Successive Israeli governments adopted this policy, which is underpinned by a twofold objective: to increase the Jewish population and to concurrently diminish the number of the Palestinian inhabitants. Jewish settlements were thus built within the municipal boundaries of Jerusalem and around it; these are being continuously expanded and increased, undermining any prospects for compromise over the city. From zero on the eve of the 1967 war, the number of residents in
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Table of Contents
    Editorial
  1. Jerusalem: A Need for Tolerance and Sharing ( )

    By Ziad AbuZayyad Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  2. Chronology of Events
  3. October 1, 2000 to January 1, 2001 ( )
    Edited by Najat Hirbawi
    Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  4. Documents
  5. UN General Assembly Resolution 2253 ( )
    July 4,1967
    Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  6. UN Security Council Resolution 478 ( )
    August 20,1980
    Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  7. UN General Assembly Resolution 2254 ( )
    July 14, 1967
    Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  8. Focus
  9. The Jerusalem Problem: The Search for Solutions ( )
    Eighty-five years of efforts to resolve the issues of Jerusalem sovereignty.
    By Gershon Baskin Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  10. Jewish Settlement in the Old City of Jerusalem after 1967 ( )
    Double standards are applied to permit Israelis what is denied to Palestinians.
    By Nazmi Ju’beh Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  11. Jerusalem’s Religious Significance ( )
    Jerusalem in the faiths of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
    By Yitzhak Reiter and Marwan Abu-Khalaf Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  12. Our Jerusalem ( )
    Our Jerusalem must be the capital of two states living side by side in this country.
    By Uri Avnery Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  13. Jerusalem: Excursion Up a Blind Alley? ( )
    The Palestinian refugee problem ranks no less in importance than the Jerusalem issue.
    By Ghada Karmi Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  14. A Chronicle of Municipal Discrimination in Jerusalem ( )
    How the municipality discriminates against one-third of Jerusalemites.
    By Meir Margalit Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  15. Education in East Jerusalem: A Study in Disparity ( )
    Children pay the price of the political conflict in Jerusalem.
    By Azra Khan Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  16. Roundtable
  17. Jerusalem: Symbols, Control, Sovereignty ( )
    A Palestine-Israel Journal discussion with Prof. Menachem Klein, Dr. Shmuel Berkowitz, Mr. Ibrahim Dakkak, Dr. Nazmi Ju‘beh and Dan Leon.
    Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  18. Viewpoint
  19. Repudiating Holocaust Denial ( )
    Exposing a deliberate historical falsification.
    By Dan Leon Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  20. The Palestinian in Israel ( )
    A million Palestinian Israelis are sons and daughters of the homeland but are not equal citizens of the state.
    By Lutfi Mash'our Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  21. Time for a New Language of Peace ( )
    Misleading language is a major obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace.
    By John V. Whitbeck Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  22. Two States, One Common Land ( )
    Forging the missing link to achieve genuine and lasting reconciliation.
    By Walter Ruby and Aref Dajani Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  23. The ‘Other’ in Zionism: The Case of the Mizrahim ( )
    Immigrants from Arab and Muslim countries were viewed in Eurocentric eyes not as an independent entity but as an object to be shaped.
    By Henriette Dahan-Kalev Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  24. Human Rights Watch Center of the Storm: A Case Study of Human-Rights Abuses in the Hebron District ( )
    The violation of international human-rights statements in Hebron.
    Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  25. Economics
  26. The Declining Economy of East Jerusalem ( )
    East Jerusalem‘s business community is being destroyed.
    By Hanna Siniora Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  27. The Impact on the Palestinian Economy of Confrontations, Mobility Restrictions, and Border Closures--An Executive Summary. ( )
    The people are suffering unprecedented socioeconomic hardships in the Palestinian territories.
    Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  28. Eye of the Camera
  29. Events in the Eye of the Camera ( )

    Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  30. Review Essay
  31. Eight Decades of tile‘ Iron Wall‘ Concept ( )
    The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World by Avi Shlaim, reviewed by Jeff Hillper Examining Israel‘s relations with the Arab world, a "new historian" shows the overriding importance of a theory dating back to 1923.
    Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  32. Culture, Literature and the Arts
  33. The God of Urushalim - A Poem ( )

    By Mu'in Bseiso Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  34. Sense of Freedom - An extract from his book Before Mountains Disappear ( )

    By Ali Qleibo Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  35. Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land - An extract from the Introduction ( )

    By David K. Shipler Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  36. Three Jerusalem Poems ( )

    By Yehuda Amichai Vol. 8 No. 1 2001
  37. A City of Stone - A prose poem from his book Jerusalem in the Heart ( )

    By Ali Qleibo Vol. 8 No. 1 2001


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