Benny Morris

Benny Morris is a visiting professor in Israel studies at Georgetown University and the author of, among other books, 1948: A History of the First Arab–Israeli War (Yale, 2008).

How David Ben-Gurion Felt about the Size of the "Tablecloth"

How much of an expansionist was the leader of the yishuv, soon to be the first prime minister of the state of Israel?

April 9 2018 1:10AM

The UN Partition Vote in November 1947 Was Important, but Not Crucial

A Jewish state would have arisen even if the vote had never happened, or had gone the other way, because the yishuv had in effect created the state already.

Nov. 13 2017 12:01AM

Zionism's "Black Boxes"

Martin Kramer shows how Ari Shavit manipulates and distorts Israeli history; but Kramer has an agenda of his own.

July 13 2014 9:02PM