The Meaning of "Massacre"
The debate between Benny Morris and Martin Kramer over Israel's wartime conduct enters its second round.
About the author: Martin Kramer teaches Middle Eastern history and served as founding president at Shalem College in Jerusalem, and is the Walter P. Stern fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
This is a response to What Happened at Lydda, originally published in Mosaic in July 2014
An aerial view of Lydda in the 1930s. From the G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection, Library of Congress.