Journal of Palestine Studies
In this overarching March 2014 inaugural lecture at the newly established Center for Palestine Studies at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, while reminiscing about the genesis and evolution o
In this forty-fifth anniversary year of the 1967 war and the annexation of Arab Jerusalem, JPS is publishing Walid Khalidi’s address to the UN General Assembly Special Emergency session of June–July 1967, together with a c
Looking around the Middle East and the world scene, one is struck by an extraordinary constellation of circumstances that seem conducive to a just and durable solu
For some time, the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) has been holding quarterly "brainstorming sessions" attended by senior editorial and research stafffrom its offices in Beirut, London, Paris, and Washington, as well
For some time, the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) has been holding periodic "brainstorming sessions" attended by senior editorial and research staff from its offices in Beirnt, London, Paris, and Washington as well
This article examines the 1947 UN resolution recommending the partition of Palestine into an Arab and a Jewish state as the fulfillment of fifty years of Zionist efforts to establish a Jewish state in Palestine and as the opportunity to expand that state.
SELECTED AND ANNOTATED BY WALID KHALIDI
One of the most difficult issues of the final status negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians is Jerusalem. The complexity of this issue has been compounded by U.S.
This year, from 17 to 21 June, the Congress of the World Zionist Organization (WZO) was held in Jerusalem, the thirty-fourth such congre ss to be held since the World Zionist Movement was launched in Basel, Switzerland, by
Almost fifty years ago, Walid Khalidi published “The Fall of Haifa” in the December 1959 issue of the now-defunct Middle East Forum.
Challenging the widely accepted premise that the 1948 war was a war of Jewish self-defense, the author demonstrates that the 1947 United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) partition resolution was fundamentally a green light
Hasib Sabbagh, who died on 12 January 2010 after a long illness, was arguably the preeminent Palestinian entrepreneur in the business and contracting fields in the post-1948 period.