History Series

A series where I use history to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East conflict.

Know Your History: James Finn’s Observations In The Holy Land 1846-1856

Some more fascinating writings which can help break some myths about the conflict

Know Your History: The Jewish And Arab Reactions To The Partition Plan (NY Times...

Why the palestinians did not get a state in 1947

Know Your History: A Map Of Palestine, 1855

In this battle of ideas, accuracy, words and concepts do matter, and to claim otherwise is foolish

Know Your History: Sabena Hijacking Rescue Operation (NY Times May 14, 1972)

When the NY times was in awe of Israel's daring

Know Your History: The ‘Palestinian Refugees’ As Pawns (NY Times April 20, 1972)

The New York Times stating the obvious over 40 years ago, but what they won't state now

Know Your History: King Hussein’s Plan & The Reaction Of “West Bank” Arabs (NY...

Some more history the haters will not like

Know Your History: Israel’s Offer to Repatriate Arab Refugees (NY Times July 1967)

Another fascinating glimpse at the past

Know Your History: The “Refugee Problem” (NY Times Jan 4, 1957)

The New York Times opinion on the "refugee" issue back in 1957

Know Your History: The Six Day War (NY Times June 8, 1967)

A fascinating look back at the NY Times coverage of one of the most important events of Israel's modern history

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