History Series

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

Know Your History: The Palestine Of 1897 (NY Times Aug 15, 1897)

From the New York Times August 15, 1897

Know Your History: Restriction on Access to Jerusalem Holy Site & Subsequent Strike (NY...

Some more historical context you need to know about

A Map Of Palestine From 1759!

The awkward moment the Israel haters inadvertently educate you on ancient Jewish history

Know Your History: Eyewitness To The Six Day War (National Geographic, Dec 1967)

Charles Harbutt's photo essay about the Six Day War is a gem

Know Your History: The 1929 Hebron Massacre

More insight into that fateful day 87 years ago

Another Map Of Palestine, Another Own Goal For Israel Haters

With enemies like this, who needs friends?

Know Your History: The Jewish And Arab Populations In The Holy Land (NY Times...

As usual, a fascinating look back at the past, from which we can learn a lot

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

Another fascinating glimpse at the past

Know Your History: Jerusalem, Right After The Six Day War (NY Times July 30,...

Another eye-opening article from the NY Times of old
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