Special Series: Religious freedom and the Arab-Israeli relationship - 2010
by Marc Gopin
In the first article in our series on religious freedom in Israel and the Palestinian Authority, writer Marc Gopin advocates forging a new and less exclusive definition of “Jewishness”.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 12 November 2009) 
by Fr. Jamal Khader
In the second article in our series on religious freedom and the Arab-Israeli relationship, Fr. Jamal Khader, chairperson of the department for Religious Studies at Bethlehem University considers the transformative potential of religious studies on the perspectives of his Muslim and Christian students.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 19 November 2009) 
by Muli Peleg
In the third article in the CGNews series on religious freedom, Dr. Muli Peleg makes a case for greater religious freedom in Israel and Palestine as essential for averting a conflagration between the two peoples.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 19 November 2009) 
by Menachem Klein
In the fourth article of our series about religious freedom, political scientist Menachem Klein, considers how blending the national-territorial struggle with religion has impacted on Jewish-Islamic relations.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 26 November 2009) 
by Hussein Ibish
In the fifth article in our series on religious freedom in the Israeli-Palestinian context, Hussein Ibbish from the American Task Force on Palestine contends that in a future Palestinian state, religious freedom will be possible only if the state structure is founded on secular values.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 28 January 2010) 
by Aziz Abu Sarah
In the final article in our series on freedom of religion, Aziz Abu Sarah looks at the role religion and secularism play in Palestinian identity.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 04 February 2010) 
 
 
 
 
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