Posts Tagged ‘fragmented’

Tools for connecting a fragmented Palestine

NETWORKED REFUGEESPalestinian Reciprocity and Remittances in the Digital Ageby Nadya Hajj 146pp. University of California Press. $34.95 Palestinians are undoubtedly a global community. Outside the Middle East, large communities of Palestinians are present in countries as varied as the United States, Chile, Honduras, Guatemala, and Germany. Many of them remain connected both to their native land and […]

This city that isn’t one: fragments on a fragmented city

The story is well known: On June 27, 1967, the Israeli Government officially annexed the seventy kilometers of land the Israeli army conquered a couple of weeks earlier. East Jerusalem and its 69,000 Palestinian residents were incorporated into the Israeli municipality of Jerusalem.  On July 30, 1980, the Israeli Knesset voted and approved the “Jerusalem […]

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