May 15, 2003 | Justus Reid Weiner
In recent decades, municipalities and governments in all parts of the world have struggled with illegal building. However, compared with the incessant denunciation of rather infrequent demolitions by the Jerusalem Municipality, there has been nearly a complete lack of publicity when other governments demolish illegal structures.
The Palestinian Boycott of Jerusalem’s Municipal Political Process: Consequences for the Level of Public Services and Infrastructure
March 23, 2003 | Justus Reid Weiner
The lower standard of municipal services in the Arab neighborhoods is a consequence of, not the cause for, the boycott of the municipal political process dictated by the Palestinian leadership. Arab politicians could have made their mark in municipal politics just as ultra-Orthodox Jews have in Jerusalem, and as disadvantaged minority groups have done in democracies elsewhere.
August 15, 2002 | David Raab
April 30, 2001