Since Israel’s occupation of East Jerusalem in 1967, Palestinians were given a “temporary residency status”, face residency revocations and obstacles to family unification. This fact sheet addresses these challenges and the Israeli laws and policies behind them.
There is an escalating trend of “self-demolitions” in East Jerusalem, whereby Palestinians are forced to demolish their own homes. This fact sheet explored the reasons behind this phenomenon in light of Israel’s planning, building and zoning policies in the city.
ThePalestine Archeological Museum, renamed the Rockefeller Museum since the Israeli occupation in 1967, is a spectacular iconic monument in Jerusalem. This essay looks at the history of the museum: its beginnings, establishment and administration over the years, and future prospects.
The permanent residency status of Jerusalemites makes them subject to a range of social and economic push factors, creating a coercive environment that serves the Israeli policy of displacement / expansion in East Jerusalem. This policy paper focuses on Silwan.