Ramallah: The Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies (MADAR) has recently published Israeli Planning in Jerusalem: Strategies for Control and Hegemony by Yousef Rafiq Jabarin. Totalling 144 pages, the book is premised on the fact that the Israeli “hegemony planning” in Jerusalem is ideological. It does not take account of the Palestinians’ right and existence in the city. It is a geopolitical planning with long term purposes and objectives. Exhibiting a dark side, power is the backbone of the Israeli hegemony planning system. Most often, it employs military and economic measures, land policies and planning to achieve Israel’s goals.
Ramallah: the Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies (MADAR) has published a research paper entitled: The settlers’ vision of their status and the political solution of the conflict: from “Gush Emunim” to the Jewish Home (HaBayit HaYehudi), written by Mohanad Mustafa, of 88 pages.
Ramallah: the Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies MADAR published a study by Dr. Ahmad Al-Atrash entitled “The Geography of Settlements: How the West Bank is Turned into Cantons”? The study presents a thorough analysis of the geography of settlements, the policies behind it, its severe implications on the Palestinian livelihood, and the Palestinians’ future potentials, demographically, economically, environmentally, and before all that politically.
Ramallah: the Palestinian Form for Israeli Studies “MADAR” published a study by Dr. A’as Atrash under the title “Settlements: Catastrophic Implications on the Palestinian Economy”. The study suggests that the Israeli settlements negatively affects all Palestinians in the West Bank, and all aspects of life; including production, trade, services, and its effects are seen in the living standards and distribution of income and welfare.
Ramallah: the Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies (MADAR) issued a report on “Settler Violence and its Impact on Palestinians” by researcher Nabil AlSaleh, monitoring settler violations in the occupied territories as violations of Palestinian human rights, and a cause of confusion to everyday life on both individual and collective levels.