A Dangerous Divide: The Deterioration of Jewish-Palestinian Relations in Israel
Author: Waxman, Dov
Source: The Middle East Journal, Volume 66, Number 1, Winter 2012 , pp. 11-29(19)
Publisher: Middle East Institute
Abstract:This article examines the relations between Jewish and Palestinian-Arab citizens of Israel since the events of October 2000, when massive Arab protests and riots took place and thirteen Arab demonstrators were killed. In the decade since then Arab-Jewish relations have been characterized by growing mutual mistrust, fear, and hostility. Together with these negative attitudes, political polarization between the two communities has also increased. This poses a serious threat to Arab-Jewish coexistence in Israel and to Israeli democracy itself.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2012
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