12 results for ""Saeb Erekat""

Issues & Analyses

The Impact of Covid-19 on Middle Eastern and North African Studies: A Curated Reading List (March 2020 through April 2, 2021)

Think tanks, scholars and analysts are producing excellent assessments of the impact that the Coronavirus pandemic is having on Middle Eastern countries. The number of monthly articles devoted to the pandemic was extraordinarily high until mid-July 2020,  when the topic took a back seat to intense discussions on speculations about Israel’s possible annexation of portions […]

Issues & Analyses

Constructive Ambiguity in Middle East Peacemaking

Constructive ambiguity is a concept sometimes utilized in international negotiations to overcome remaining, unresolved issues. In such cases, parties agree to adopt a word or an expression that is so ambiguous they can both accept it—typically allowing them to reach an agreement without departing from their original, contradictory positions on certain contentious issues. This article describes instances in Arab-Israeli relations in which fundamental disagreements between the parties have been resolved—in fact, papered over—through constructive ambiguity.

Resources for Educating Remotely

Yom Yerushalyim – Jerusalem Day: Resources for teaching and learning

Jerusalem Day, or Yom Yerushalayim in Hebrew, is a commemoration of the reunification of Jerusalem after the Six-Day War in June 1967. It is celebrated on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar. On this day, the city is pampered and beautified just for the sake of celebration. So what typically takes place on this special day? Examples include official ceremonies, tours, tastings, a festive parade, a lot of music, unique characters with a story and everything Jerusalem has to offer.

Contemporary Readings

#13 Contemporary Readings and Analyses, March 2014

  Assembled by Ken Stein, Emory University and Center for Israel Education Today in Israeli History, Center for Israel Education, https://israeled.org/israeli-history/   Adan Abu Amer, “Hamas, Jordan Probe Possibility of Better Ties.” Al-Monitor. March 31, 2014. http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2014/03/jordan-hamas-palestine-relations-amman.html Ibrahim Al-Amin, “Gaza Violence: Questions to the Resistance and the Enemy.” Al-Akhbar English. March 15, 2014. http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/gaza-violence-questions-resistance-and-enemy Osama Al-Sharif, “Jordan’s Muslim […]