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.
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.
Most Palestinian Jerusalemites have a legal status that is unique in the world: Although they are indigenous, they are stateless.
A scene from daily life in Jerusalem at the end of the 19th century
“Every story of Jerusalem is also a story of its stone.”
An Israeli street sign in Qatamon in West Jerusalem, formerly a Palestinian neighborhood, demonstrates that the past is very much still present.
A glimpse back in time to life and boyhood in pre-Nakba Jerusalem
A glimpse of Jerusalem at the point when the New City was just beginning to breach the walls of the Old City
A long-discontinued military medal sheds light on the violent past of West Jerusalem.
A rare hand-colored photo of a Palestinian Jerusalemite family, circa 1900
A middle-class Palestinian Jerusalemite family enjoying afternoon coffee together, circa 1910
A Palestinian woman takes in the vista of Jerusalem beneath her balcony.