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.
The mere sight of it terrified the invaders and roused the spirits of the outnumbered defenders.
While comparing Jews to Nazis.
The myth of Lydda returns.
Tom Derek Bowden, in memoriam.
Wilfred Canter survived capture by the Nazis twice, but died fighting for Israel.