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Peace Talks over Jerusalem: A Review of the Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Concerning Jerusalem 1993-2011
The issue of Jerusalem is at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and of the national, religious, and political discourse on both sides. This document aims to outline as clear and credible a picture as possible of the negotiations that have been held over the future of Jerusalem, including the identification of areas of disagreement and of agreement, and analyzes the manner in which negotiations were conducted, taking into consideration the inherent complexities and limitations.
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The Historic Basin – Problems and Possible Solutions
The main aim of this study is to highlight different scenarios for an agreement on Jerusalem's Historic Basin, which as we know, is the spiritual summit of hundreds of millions believers from all over the world, as well as the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The central innovation of this research is the discussion regarding the possibility of international intervention (to various degrees) in administering the basin. Such intervention could improve the chances of reaching an agreement, especially in light of the mistrust that has so deeply permeated the views of each side, as well as in light of the immense religious and cultural importance of the area.

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The Sheikh Jarrah Affair- Strategic Implications
In September 2010 the Supreme Court of Israel rejected Palestinian appeals claiming ownership of 57 housing units in the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem – where dozens of Palestinian families have resided since the days of Jordanian control over East Jerusalem – and accepted the claim of Jewish ownership of the property.

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Jerusalem: Facts and Trends
This publication presents an up-to-date and concise picture of Jerusalem, describing the trends and changes in the city in a wide range of fields, including population, employment, education, tourism, and construction.
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Towards Joint Management of City Centers: The Jerusalem City Center
Both Britain and the U.S have constructed joint public-private mechanisms for the management of city centers.This research evaluates prospects for adapting one of these models to the management of the Jerusalem city center..
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Culture as a Tool for Urban Regeneration
In many cities around the world government works to promote culture as a major tool for the physical and economic regeneration of cities. A great body of professional literature has been written in recent years regarding the role of culture in urban regeneration processes. Culture is perceived by policy-makers and planners as an important factor for preventing urban decline, while private investors and public institutions see culture as something that can elevate property values and hasten development. Various urban initiatives promote the cultural sector and cities make it a top priority as part of their urban regeneration policies.

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Jerusalem Vision: A Plan for the Rehabilitation of Jerusalem, Israel’s Capital
This document presents the key points raised by the Jerusalem Vision study. The main purpose of the study is to propose a plan for the rehabilitation of the city. The study emphasizes three catalysts that can motivate the process of rehabilitation: Doubling the size of the higher education and scientific research sector in the city; creating support networks and mutual cooperation between different sectors; and establishing a national taskforce to manage and budget the plan.

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The German Colony and Emek Refaim St.
This book describes the neighborhood's history from the earliest settlement by the Templers in the mid-nineteenth century, through life under the shadow of the swastika in the 1930s, the wars, periods of austerity and rationing during the early years of the state, and on to the area's urban renewal in the late twentieth century. Cogent text and hundreds of photographs and drawings reveal the changes that have occurred in the area since the German Colony was founded as a rural settlement on the margins of the city, and through to the present day, when the area has become a prestigious neighborhood centering around a bustling commercial route.
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A Community that Believes in Education: Evaluation Study in the Jerusalem Neighborhoods of Neve Yaakov and Beit Safafa
Neve Yaakov and Beit Safafa are two Jerusalem neighborhoods with a low socioeconomic profile whose education systems require support and growth. The “Community that Believes in Education” project offered a holistic approach to improving education and welfare among children and youth, based on a local, community and neighborhood-centered perspective. The purpose of this evaluation study is to describe and characterize the project components, and to analyze its implementation and outcomes.
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The Upper Kidron Valley, Conservation and Development in the Visual Basin of the Old City of Jerusalem
The Upper Kidron Valley is the subject of this study. The area contains most of Jerusalem's historic landmark sites and many of the holiest sites of the three monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The area's religious, historic and archaeological importance is enhanced by its prominent location, breathtaking landscape panoramas, colorful communities and rapid rate of development. However, increasing modernization and urbanization pressures present a threat to the Upper Kidron Valley's landscape and landmark sites, and subsequently, caution and careful consideration are called for in the planning and development of the area if its unique character is to be preserved and protected.

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