Jerusalem: Arab Cultural Capital of 2009?
Amjad Samhan, Jerusalem Quarterly, n°34, 2008 “Jerusalem’s quarters and alleys are expected to be the site of an important celebration, beginning at the start of 2009. For 365 days, the city will be celebrated as the Arab cultural capital. The festivities are intended in part to confront Israel’s settlement activities, which are gradually crushing Palestinian hopes that the city’s eastern section will be the capital of a future state. (…)” Read the article Date of publication: January 12, 2014