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2007

Issue 29

JQ 29 (Winter 2007)

The Editorial

Theft in Full View of the Law

Features

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In the City of David: How Jerusalem of the Bible is reshaping the city of today
Omar Karmi
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Prisoner of War: Yusif Sayigh, 1948 to 1949. Excerpts from his recolletions
Rosemary Sayigh
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Historical Features

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Sixteenth Century Jerusalem: A Model of Coexistence?
Carmen Caruso
The city of Jerusalem has been a favourite topic of historians over the centuries. Surrounded by its magnificent stone wall, the Old City appears to admirers as a vast, open museum that boasts among its exhibits narrow alleys and vaulted markets, ancient remains and holy shrines and a unique mixture...
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Reviews

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Tracking the Representation of Palestinian Refugees in Art
Kimberly Katz
Karen Armstrong wrote that Jerusalem has a “sacred geography” from which people draw their conceptions of themselves–and therefore is so bound up in myth that objective reality becomes obscured.1 Rashid Khalidi believed it easy to see how the city is a “touchstone of identity” for all its...
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Jerusalem Diary

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Jerusalem Diary: January - April 2007
Editorial
Between Israeli alterations to the area just outside the sealed Mugharbeh Gate, and alterations to introduce a tram system to the city, Jerusalem’s face is rapidly changing.
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