Islam, Jews and the Temple Mount: The Rock of Our/Their Existence

2020 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter, Dvir Dimant...

This study presents the first comprehensive survey of the abundant early Islamic sources that recognize the historical Jewish bond to the Temple Mount (Masjid al-Aqsa) and Jerusalem. Analyzi...

What Might Happen if Palestinians Start Voting in Jerusalem Municipal Elections?

Published by Rand Corporation

2019 | Authors: Elizabeth M. Bartels, Jonathan S. Blake, Prof. Yit...

Gaming the End of the Electoral Boycott and the Future of City Politics: Since Israel’s annexation of East Jerusalem after the 1967 war, the vast majority of Palestinian residents of t...

From Jerusalem, to Mecca and Back - The Islamic Consolidation of Jerusalem: Executive Summary

2005 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter...

This study addresses the question of whether the issue of Jerusalem and the holy places are an unsolvable component in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It also asks: to what extent religiou...

Peacemaking in Jerusalem - A Task Team Report

2000 | Authors: Dr. Maya Choshen, Israel (Lulik) Kimhi, Ora Ahimei...

“This report was first published in Hebrew in June 2000, a week before the Camp David Middle East summit. It became the principal document consulted by Israeli negotiators when the Jer...

War, Peace International Relations in Islam: Muslim Scholars on Peace Accords with Israel

2008 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter...

This book analyzes the thinking of Muslim legal experts and muftis in the field of international relations, as well as their efforts to adapt Islamic law (shari’a ) to the realities of...

The Sheikh Jarrah Affair – The Strategic Implication of Jewish Settlement in an Arab Neighborhood in East Jerusalem

Pub no. 404

2010 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter, Dr. Lior Lehrs...

This paper aims to analyze the strategic implications of Jewish settlement in the heart of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood for the State of Israel’s vital interests. It also aims to examine t...

Allah's Safe Haven? The Controversy surrounding the Mamilla Cemetery and the Museum of Tolerance - Executive Summary

Pub no. 409

2011 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter...

This book discusses the controversy of the construction of the Museum of Tolerance in Mamilla, on a plot that in the past it had been a Muslim cemetery. This conflict reflects a clash betwee...

Towards Inclusive Israeli Citizenship

2011 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter...

The founders of Israel had a vision of a state that would fulfill the right of the Jewish people to self-determination and grant full equality to the Arab minority who remained after the con...