Haganah

If the Jews could hang on through the tough early months, he thought, they would grow considerably stronger while their opponents might well become weaker. And so it proved to be.

Feb. 12 2020 12:01AM

The pre-state militia had actually prepared well for the outbreak of war in 1948. But its commanders generally hailed from rival political parties to Ben-Gurion’s.

Feb. 10 2020 12:01AM

The mere sight of it terrified the invaders and roused the spirits of the outnumbered defenders.

Robert Gandt
Sept. 5 2019 12:01AM

A forgotten part of a well-known story.

Tsilla Hershco
Aug. 22 2019 12:01AM

Orde Wingate’s counterinsurgency rules.

Aaron Eitan Meyer
June 20 2018 12:01AM

One new book debunks the nakba myth; another perpetuates it.

Arnon Groiss
Nov. 29 2017 12:01AM

Shattering a myth of the 1948 war.

Ofer Regev
Aug. 7 2017 12:01AM

“Grandma James Bond.”

Ofer Aderet
June 2 2017 12:01AM

Remembering John Henry Patterson.

Myrna Strapp
April 19 2016 12:01AM

Did you know he smuggled money for arms for the Haganah?

Shalom Goldman
May 18 2015 12:01AM

David Ben-Gurion’s 1948 order to attack and sink an armed Irgun ship marked a watershed, according to Abba Eban, “because you can’t be a government unless. . .

Joanna M. Saidel
June 21 2013 12:00AM