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
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.
An inventory of Palestinian villages in the Jerusalem area pre-1948 and their erasure and replacement
A prolific diarist offers a glimpse of Jerusalem’s multi-confessional social traditions in the late Ottoman and British Mandate periods.
If Jerusalem is closed to you, what else cannot be accessed?
Musrara, a formerly New City neighborhood founded by Palestinians, had a unique fate in 1948.
The neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah has historically been the northern gateway to the Old City and a home to powerful Palestinian families and consulates.
A quick overview of the “total closure day” and how it operates within the larger closure regime.