The latest addition to CPS programming and research areas, our Jerusalem project also includes a web presence, starting with a historical newspaper collection (beginning with al Quds, 1908-1914, the first private Palestinian newspaper), a map collection, a postcard collection, and the full searchable archive of the Jerusalem Quarterly—a journal dedicated to the history, present status, and investigative journalism on the city of Jerusalem. The core material will be continuously replenished with new data as new items are acquired.
This talk will examine the changing status of endowed properties (family and public) on the eve of Israeli occupation of the old city of Jerusalem and its subsequent annexation in 1968...
Projects & Resources
The Jerusalem Quarterly is the only journal focused on the city of Jerusalem's history, political status, and future. It addresses debates about the city and its predicament, as well as future scenarios for solving the problems of Jerusalem...
The Center for Palestine Studies (CPS) at Columbia is proud to launch, in conjunction with the Institute for Palestine Studies in Ramallah, the archives of this forgotten gem over a century after its birth in Jerusalem.
The Maps and Cartography section contains two kind of documents: original maps of Jerusalem reproduced here as a tool for researchers, and links to existing sets of Jerusalem maps—both historical and contemporary.