The term "Palestinian" to refer to the Arabs who were living here pre-1948, as well as their descendants, is a relatively recent invention. Here's another example showing this.
I've dealt with it before: contrary to the palestinian Arab narrative, the land was a desolate mess before the mass immigration of Jews returning to their indigenous homeland. But it never hurts to provide more proof.
There was a time the New York Times would never have dreamed of writing something like this
A fascinating look back at the NY Times coverage of one of the most important events of Israel's modern history
The New York Times stating the obvious over 40 years ago, but what they won't state now
Another fascinating look back in time
Introducing a new series where I bring to you news from the newspaper archives to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East conflict
More insight into that fateful day 87 years ago
"Free, free Palestine!"These are the words shouted out by Israel haters worldwide, more often than not an expression of their wish for the destruction of the state of Israel. But did you know the first use of the words "Free Palestine" were for the exact opposite objective?
From the indispensable Palestinian Media Watch
The awkward moment the Israel haters inadvertently educate you on ancient Jewish history
A new installment in my latest series
With the anniversary if the Six Day War coming up, some relevant history