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Commissioned Studies

Commissioned Studies

Please note that all arguments presented within the research reports represent the opinion of their authors, and do not necessarily reflect the official stance of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative.

Security Arrangements in the Old City of East Jerusalem
by Yaser Dajani and Jibrin Bakri

Jaffa Gate Crossing Facilities: Spatial Study
by Yehuda Greenfield-Gilat and Karen Lee Bar-Sinai
Graphics and Layout by Nimrod Schenkelbach
Saya Architecture and Consultancy

Mapping Factors of Stabilization and Destabilization in the Old City
by Nazmi Ju'beh and Daniel Seidemann

Jerusalem Security Principles: The Old City
by Issa Kassissieh & Nazmi Ju'beh

Security Mechanism in the Holy Basin
by Pini Meidan-Shani, Arieh Amit and Moty Cristal

Security Mechanism in the Holy Basin - Phase II
by Pini Meidan-Shani, Peri Golan, Reuven Berko and Moty Cristal

Security Mechanism in the Holy Basin - Phase II/2
by Pini Meidan-Shani, Peri Golan, Reuven Berko and Moty Cristal
Read Report Annex
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Security Mechanism in the Holy Basin - Phase II/3
by Pini Meidan-Shani, Peri Golan, Reuven Berko and Moty Cristal
Read Report Annex

Conflict Resolution in the Old City, Past and Future
by Daniel Seidemann, and Dr. Nazmi Ju'beh

Events Surrounding The Mugrabi Gate: 2007 Case Study
by Daniel Seidemann

Old City Governance
By The Al Mustakbal Foundation

The Legal Framework for a Special Regime: The Old City of Jerusalem
By Mazen Qupty

The Legal Parameters of the Old City of Jerusalem Special Regime
By Gilead Sher, Jonathan Gillis and Amir Kadari

A Plan for Governance in a Special Regime in Jerusalem
By Gilead Sher with Jonathan Gillis and Naomi Vestfrid

International norms and the preservation of culture and heritage in the Old City of Jerusalem: A study of the role of UNESCO
By Michael Dumper

A Security and Management Framework for the Holy Sites of the Old City.
By Michael Dumper

Options for the Administration of the Holy Places in the Old City of Jerusalem
By Yitzhak Reiter

Property Rights and Ownership in the Old City of Jerusalem
By Michelle Oliel

Report on the Socio-Economic Conditions in the Old City of Jerusalem by Joseph B. Glass and Rassem Khamaisi (click on each heading for pdf files)

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Gender Issues in the Old City
By Shayna Zamkanei 

Implications of Alternative Israeli-Palestinian Trade Agreements on the Jerusalem Old City Special
Regime

By Nadav Halevi and Ephraim Kleiman