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.
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.
This research paper, by geographer Khalil Tufkaji, aims to shed light on the Third Generation law and raise the awareness of Jerusalemites, local, national, and international organisations about the dangers, consequences, and impact of this newly legal procedure used to displace Palestinians from Jerusalem.
Edited by Selim Tamari, a compilation of essays on the fate of the Arab neighborhoods and villages of Western Jerusalem that were either destroyed or appropriated by Israel during the 1948 war. Second revised edition, 2002.
Sven Hedin’s classical photographic essay on Jerusalem, published in Leipzig in 1918.
Full searchable archive of the Jerusalem Quarterly—a journal dedicated to the history, present status, and investigative journalism on the city of Jerusalem. Published continuously since 1998 by the Institute of Jerusalem Studies, an IPS affiliate, this journal is made available to readers and researchers by special arrangement with the Institute for Palestine Studies.