The Struggle for Jerusalem's Holy Places

Wendy Pullan, Maximilian Sternberg, Lefkos Kyriacou, Craig Larkin, and Michael Dumper | Routledge (2013)
Book Review (University of Cambridge) | CampusBooks

Our Harsh Logic: Israeli Soldiers' Testimonies from the Occupied Territories, 2000-2010

Breaking the Silence | Metropolitan Books (2013)
Book Review (Publisher's Weekly) | CampusBooks

History of Mid-East Peace Talks

BBC News (July 29, 2013)
Provides brief historical snapshots of each of the main Arab-Israeli and Israeli-Palestinian peace proposals since 1967. Concluding with the 2010 peace talks, the timeline also features links to relevant official documents. Read More >

The World Through Arab Eyes

Shibley Telhami | Basic Books (2013)
Book Review (Publishers Weekly) | CampusBooks

When Peace Is Not Enough: How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice

Atalia Omer / University of Chicago Press (2013)
Book Review (Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies) | CampusBooks

Joint Israeli Palestinian Poll (June 2013)

The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace / Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research / Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (June 2013)
Shows that a majority of Israelis (62%) supports a two-state solution while 33% oppose it. Among the Palestinians, 53% support and 46% oppose the two-state solution. However, findings also show that Israelis and Palestinians continue to display pessimism regarding the peace process and perceive the other side as constituting a threat to its very existence. PDF >

APN-OC: Op-eds - Israeli Settlements

Ibish_SettlementsIllegal Of Course Settlements are Illegal
Hussein Ibish / Foreign Policy
May 15, 2013

"One of the most tiresome things about a long-term engagement with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the endless need to push back against those who insist on living in a more pleasurable but entirely fictive alternate reality . . ." Read More >

 

Laying Bare The Facts About Netanyahu And The Settlements
Lara Friedman / The Daily Beast
January 18, 2013
"On December 31, 2012, Time Magazine published an article entitled, “The West Bank’s 2012: The Year of the Israeli Settlement.” Earlier this week, the Israeli Peace Now movement released a new report that makes a case for a different title: 2009-2013: the Years of the Israeli Settlements . . ." Read More >

 

Lara Friedman Responds to Dani Dayan
Lara Friedman / The Daily Beast
July 26, 2012

"Today’s New York Times features an op-ed by Dani Dayan, the head of the Yesha Council (the group that represents settlers and their interests). There isn’t really any news here: it shouldn’t surprise anyone that the settlers want the world to believe that settlements are good, peace efforts are pointless, and that the way forward should be premised on leaving all settlements in place, and leaving the West Bank under Israeli control . . ." Read More >

 

How Settlers Prevented The Construction of a Palestinian Hospital
Hagit Ofran / The Huffington Post
February 18, 2010
"Once again, even Americans can not stand up to a small group of settlers, who show - more often than not - that they have the last word on what takes place in the West Bank. This time, a small group of settlers insisted, and succeeded, to squash a plan for building a hospital for Palestinian children at "Oush Grab" ("the Crow's Nest") east of Bethlehem . . ." Read More >

 

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The Rise and Fall of Arab Jerusalem: Palestinian Politics and the City since 1967

Hillel Cohen | Routledge (2013)
Book Review (Jewish Book Council) | CampusBooks

Compensation to Palestinian Refugees and the Search for Palestinian-Israeli Peace

Rex Brynen and Roula El-Rifai (Ed.) | Pluto Press (2013)
Book Review (AbeBooks) | CampusBooks

Disillusionment Among Israelis, Palestinians About Peace

PBS Newshour (2013)
Margaret Warner travels to the West Bank and Gaza to hear from Palestinian and Israeli citizens about whether they think peace is possible in their part of the world. Includes interviews with policy experts Yossi Alpher and Ghassan Khatib, as well as Israeli and Palestinian citizens on the ground. (10:41) Watch >

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