PALESTINE AND PALESTINIANS-The Rise and Fall of Arab Jerusalem: Palestinian Politics and the City since 1967
Radai, Itamar, The Middle East Journal
The Rise and Fall of Arab Jerusalem: Palestinian Politics and the City since 1967, by Hillel Cohen. New York and London: Routledge, 2011. 162 pages. $124 cloth; $45.95 paper.
Reviewed by Itamar Radai
Jerusalem has been at the core of the Arab-Israeli conflict since its beginning. Since the Oslo Accords (1993), the Palestinian authority strived to promote East Jerusalem as the future Palestinian capital, while Israel made efforts to consolidate its hold of all Jerusalem as its capital. The second Intifada (2000-2005) and its suppression by Israel diminished Palestinian hopes, cut East Jerusalem physically from the rest of the West Bank by erecting the Israeli "security …
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Publication information: Article title: PALESTINE AND PALESTINIANS-The Rise and Fall of Arab Jerusalem: Palestinian Politics and the City since 1967. Contributors: Radai, Itamar - Author. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 66. Issue: 4 Publication date: Autumn 2012. Page number: 749+. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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