Jerusalem: The key to Peace


This book consists of a compilation of studies on Jerusalem, written by renowned Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi over the span of many years. The earliest studies date back to 1967, at which time Khalidi worked as a consultant to the Iraqi delegation during the UN General Assembly’s emergency special session (14/7/1967) in the aftermath of the six Days war, later works featured include Khalidi’s speech at a special UN event, held in the UN’s Trusteeship Council Hall, to commemorate the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (30/11/2009). Many of these studies were presented in various Arab and Western capitals on various occasions and appeared in both English and Arabic languages.

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About the Author(s)

Born in Jerusalem, Walid Khalidi was educated at the University of London and Oxford University.  He taught at Oxford, the American University of Beirut, and Harvard.  Khalidi is a cofounder of the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS, Beirut), of which he was general secretary until recently.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a cofounder of the Royal Scientific Society, Amman.  He currently serves as President of the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPSUS, Washington, DC).

Introduction by:Mahmoud Soueid

Mahmoud SOUEID is the Senior Advisor of the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) and editor in chief of Majallat al-Dirasat al-Filastiniyah. He was General Manager of the Institute from 1982 to 2015.


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