Books

Blog Post Resurrecting Lifta, a Microcosm of Palestine pre-1948

A recent book describes the cultural heritage of the depopulated Jerusalem village of Lifta and the struggle of its displaced residents to thwart state plans to erase its remains.

Video The Great Book Robbery

The story of how Palestinian homes in Jerusalem (and elsewhere) whose owners fled in search of temporary safety were systematically looted, including their libraries, even before the war had ended

Blog Post Book Review: Jerusalem as It Was and What It Could Be Again

Jerusalem was once a vibrant regional hub with a dynamic civil society, but its natural evolution was abruptly halted by the cataclysm of 1948.