Al-Khalidi

The ‘Palestine Paper Leaks’ and the Sacralization of Jerusalem City Space?

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 28.10.2011:

Autumn 2011,47

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Jerusalem Quarterly

The ‘Palestine Paper Leaks’ and the Sacralization of Jerusalem City Space?

Salim Tamari

Even before the crusades, Jerusalem had an enchanting hold on people’s imagination. Visitors imposed their aspirations, inner anguish, and dreams on what they saw as an eternal sacred city, whereas the w(...)

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Haganah collecting intelligence about Arab villages (1940s)

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 22.05.2011:

Haaretz

Published 11:03 20.05.11

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It took a village

In the 1940s, the Haganah collected detailed intelligence information about hundreds of Arab villages and photographed them, in many cases from the ground and also from the air. Only a few dozen of these 'village files' survive in local archives, but their photos constitute a valuable, (...)

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Identity and the Palestinians

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 20.02.2009:

By Sammy Kirreh

Introduction

Recently, there has been an increasing interest in questions concerning identity. Sociology and political science departments in universities have dedicated much research to the study of identity. Within political science, comparative politics, international relations, and political theory, identity plays a central role involving issues related to ra(...)

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Young Women in the City: Mandate Memories

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 27.01.2009:

Ellen Fleischmann

Jerusalem Quarterly File

Fall 1998, Issue 2

Focusing on Jerusalem‘s women provides us with a distinctive lens on the city during this period, illuminating in particular the pressures on and transformations in attitudes about gender which accelerated with the events of 1948, but which have their origins even earlier. These stories reveal rich information,(...)

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The Nakba – 60 Years of Dignity and Justice Denied

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 04.05.2008:

By Ingrid Jaradat Gassner and Hazem Jamjoum

At the beginning of the 20th century, most Palestinians lived inside the borders of Palestine, which is now divided into Israel and the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. At that time, Palestine was one of several Arab territories that were part of the Ottoman Empire, and the indigenous Arab population aspired for independence and sovereignty(...)

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Yusuf Diya’ al-Khalidi (1842-1906), mayor of Jerusalem

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 07.01.2008:

An Ottoman Bismarck from Jerusalem

By Alexander Scholch

Source:

Jerusalem Quarterly

Summer 2006

Alexander Scholch was a leading light among the new geographic historians of Palestine and Egypt when he died prematurely in the 1983 at the young age of 43. We are reprinting here his profile of Yusuf al Khalidi, from his path-breaking book, Radical Transformatio(...)

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Body and Ideology: Early Athletics in Palestine (1900 – 1948)

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 18.12.2007:

Issam Khalidi

Source:

Jerusalem Quarterly

Summer 2006

Issue 27

Prior to 1948, there were some 65 athletic clubs in Palestine; approximately 55 of them members of the Arab Palestine Sports Federation (APSF).1 Jerusalem and its environs alone boasted some 18 clubs (half of these were established in the ‘40s). These clubs had a tremendous impact on the lives of(...)

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A Personal Account of the Life of Zahra al-Ja’uniyya

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 16.11.2007:

From Seferberlik to the Nakba: A Personal Account of the Life of Zahra al-Ja’uniyya

Adel Manna'

From: Jerusalem Quarterly

Institute of Jerusalem Studies

http://www.jerusalemquarterly.org/details.php?cat=4&id=237

My grandmother Zahra passed away at the age of over 70 on 6 March, 1968. Like most people of her generation, her exact birthday is unknown. Howe(...)

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The Short Life of Private Ihsan: Jerusalem 1915

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 16.11.2007:

Salim Tamari

From:

Jerusalem Quarterly

Institute of Jerusalem Studies

Jerusalem

http://www.jerusalemquarterly.org/details.php?cat=4&id=236

The hero of our story is Ihsan Hasan Turjman (1893-1917), an ordinary recruit in the Ottoman military headquarters in Jerusalem.1 His life was short and uneventful, having served as a clerk in the Logistics Dep(...)

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The Iron Cage, Rashid Khalidi

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 30.06.2007:

The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood

By Rashid Khalidi

Beacon Press, Boston, 2006, 281 pages, $24.95

At a time when a lasting peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis seems virtually unattainable, understanding the roots of their conflict is an essential step in restoring hope to the region. In The Iron Cage, Rashid Khalidi, one of the most respected(...)

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