History Series

A series where I use history to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East 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: There’s Something About Lifta

The village of Lifta is often described by Israel haters as a wealthy, historically palestinian village that was ethnically cleansed by Israel. But what's the truth?

Know Your History: ‘Same Arab Race’ in Syria and Palestine (NY Times Sept 1,...

More proof there was no separate “palestinian” identity, and that the Arabs in the area considered themselves part of Syria.

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: Palestinian Art (NY Times Dec 11, 1929)

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.
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WATCH: Pillar Of Fire – The Jew Returns, The Arab Awakens (1896-1920)

Part one of the documentary series on Zionism, one of the biggest productions ever undertaken on Israeli Television
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Know Your History: The Jewish And Arab Reactions To The Partition Plan (British Pathé)

British Pathé news story on the respective reactions of the Jews and Arabs to the partition plan

Know Your History: Prince Faisal (NY Times March 28, 1920)

A new installment in my latest series

Know Your History: The Desolation of Palestine (NY Times May 3, 1880)

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.

Know Your History: Nazi-Arab Collaboration In Palestine, 1930s

Some little known facts about Nazi-Arab collaboration in Palestine during the 1930s

Know Your History: Jews Transforming The Land (NY Times, 1890-1912)

More illuminating reports from the New York Times back in the day

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


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