The massacre that wasn’t.
The fate of every Jewish settlement that fell to the Arabs: the killing of fighters and civilians alike, mutilation of their bodies, and looting of property.
Half a loaf of bread in exchange for water.
Jews have lived in Sheikh Jarrah since 1875.
Hill 24 Doesn’t Answer.
Exonerating those accused of treason after the shelling of the Altalena.
And helped organize one of the war’s worst massacres.
The White House peace plan gets its history wrong.
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.
On the eve of Israel’s statehood in 1948, with the massed forces of five Arab nations threatening invasion, David Ben-Gurion picked a fight with his own army. Why?
And exposes other myths about Israel’s War of Independence.
The Manichean distinction between “colonized” and “colonizers” does not stand the test of historical scrutiny.
Israel’s first prime minister was no enthusiast of ethnic cleansing.