A Report on the Psychological Effects of Overcrowding in Refugee Camps in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Dr. Randa Farah / International Development Research Centre (2000)
Report that provides an overview of the issue of overcrowding in refugee camps in the West Bank and Gaza, deals with the causes and effects of overcrowding, lists relevant priorities and recommendations, and gives a sense of the problem as expressed by refugees and workers in the camps. Read More >

Jerusalem's Holy Places and the Peace Process

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (1998)
Marshall Breger and Thomas A. Idinopulos author this thorough analysis of more than four hundred years of Jerusalem's history in an effort to glean practical, operational lessons from the Ottoman, British, Jordanian, and Israeli control of the city and its holy sites. Read More >

Yitzhak Rabin

60 Minutes (1995)
Mike Wallace and Bob Simon report on the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. They examine the influence of the conservative Likud party, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, and radical right-wing groups like Kahane Chai, both of which opposed the Oslo peace process. (14:21) Watch >

East Jerusalem: A Case Study in Political Planning

Sarah Kaminker / Palestine-Israel Journal (1995)
A former member of the Jerusalem City Council provides an overview of how Israel has used city planning to gain control of 87% of the land of East Jerusalem. Read More >

Jerusalem: Then and Now

Mick Dumper / Middle East Report (1993)
Historical overview of Jerusalem from the Roman expulsion of the Israelites in 70 AD until the 1990's, including a focus on the attachments to the city felt by Jews, Muslims, and Christians. Read More >

American Presidents and the Middle East

George Lenczowski / Duke University Press (1990)
Book Review (Foreign Affairs) | CampusBooks

Israel Faces the Uprising

Azmi Bishara / Middle East Report (March/April 1989)
Written in the midst of the first Intifada, and looks at the relevant actions of the Israeli government in the decades prior to the Intifada, the Israeli response to the uprising, and strategies employed by the Palestinians. Read More >

The West Bank Rises Up

Penny Johnson and Lee O'Brien / Middle East Report (May/June 1988)
Looks at daily life during the intifada, the origins of the uprising, and the actions- both peaceful and violent- of Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank. Read More >

Israel in the Mind of America

Peter Grose / Shocken (1984)
Book Review (Foreign AffairsCampusBooks

Basic Law: Jerusalem, Capital of Israel

July 30, 1980
Constitutional law establishing the status of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Also addressed the unity of Jerusalem, its holy places, the rights of members of all religions, and special preference with regards to development. Read More >

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