Israeli War of Independence

Exonerating those accused of treason after the shelling of the Altalena.

Shlomo Nakdimon
June 18 2020 12:01AM

And helped organize one of the war’s worst massacres.

Meir Zamir
May 20 2020 12:01AM

The White House peace plan gets its history wrong.

Raphael Bouchnik-Chen
Feb. 20 2020 12:01AM

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

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?

Feb. 3 2020 12:01AM

And exposes other myths about Israel’s War of Independence.

Yoav Gelber
Dec. 31 2019 12:01AM

Accusing the victims of becoming the executioners in order to play on European sympathies.

Dec. 16 2019 12:01AM

The Manichean distinction between “colonized” and “colonizers” does not stand the test of historical scrutiny.

Emmanuel Navon
Oct. 31 2019 12:01AM

Israel’s first prime minister was no enthusiast of ethnic cleansing.

Oct. 17 2019 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

The myth of Lydda returns.

Mosaic
June 24 2019 12:01AM

Tom Derek Bowden, in memoriam.

Stephen Daisley
June 19 2019 12:01AM

Wilfred Canter survived capture by the Nazis twice, but died fighting for Israel.

Aron Heller
May 16 2019 12:01AM