Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2016

Grading Professor

Prue Clarke

Subject Concentration


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


This project uses interviews with Palestinian residents of violent East Jerusalem neighborhoods to get at the root causes of a year-long wave of lone wolf Arab attacks against Jews in Israel and the West Bank.

Link to capstone project:

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Java Script timline

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Slider infographic

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Security cameras overlook Silwan streets (Jad Sleiiman, 08/09/16)

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Page screenshot

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Palestinian teens hang out in Silwan (Jad Sleiiman, 08/09/16)

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Palestinian children walk the streets of Silwan (Jad Sleiiman, 08/09/16)

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Security cameras overlook Silwan streets (Jad Sleiiman, 08/09/16)

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A mural depicts a section of a Palestinian poem in Silwan. (Jad Sleiiman, 08/09/16)

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Palestinian children pass armed settler security in SIlwan (Jad Sleiiman, 08/09/16)

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An East Jerusalem settler building rises over Silwan (Jad Sleiiman, 08/09/16)



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