The starting point for anyone wanting to grasp the realities faced by Jerusalem’s Palestinians
Palestinians comprise nearly half the population of Jerusalem and have built, and shaped, the city for centuries, yet their stories are rarely told.
The erased and all-too-often forgotten violent history of how West Jerusalem came to be
In Jerusalem as in the rest of the country, land is the locus of the struggle for control. Here we explore the status of land in Jerusalem and its environs.
Israel has used Jewish settlement as a pivotal strategy to control, disrupt, and radically transform the Jerusalem geopolitical landscape.
How the city of Jerusalem works in tandem with the settler organizations to take away Palestinians’ private homes by force.
Jerusalem is known as an open, international, “city of peace.” For millions of Palestinians, however, it is a closed, virtually unreachable, city.
Israel's Separation Wall, called al-jidar by Palestinians, has drastically reshaped the geopolitical fabric of Jerusalem.
The 10 abandoned Palestinian neighborhoods of Jerusalem destined for excision from the city
Most Palestinian Jerusalemites have a legal status that is unique in the world: Although they are indigenous, they are stateless.
Who represents Palestinian Jerusalemites?
In East Jerusalem, education has been a battleground since Israel occupied it in 1967, and the struggle is only intensifying.
For centuries, Jerusalem has been holy to the three monotheistic religions. What are the realities facing those who wish to worship in this treasured holy space today?
How do ubiquitous surveillance, mass arrests, and prolonged detentions facilitate Israel’s iron grip of control over Palestinian Jerusalemites?
A quick visual overview of the demographic breakdown of Palestinians whom Israel counts as being resident inside the municipal boundaries of Jerusalem, based on Israeli data
The evolution of the legal status of Palestinians of Jerusalem, from the 19th century to today, with milestones of increasing precarity along the way
How the Separation Wall dismantles Palestinian Jerusalem
Who lived in the New City Palestinian neighborhood of Qatamon, which ceased to exist as such after 1948?
Milestone events in the evolution of Palestinian national and citizenship rights
Palestinians who hold permanent-resident status must satisfy the state that Jerusalem is their “center of life” in order to continue enjoying that status. But how frequently?
What does it mean to have “no status” (i.e., to be stateless) after the state revokes one’s residency?
How a routine bureaucratic requirement becomes a tool for subjugation and population control
A glimpse of the world that used to be