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By the Rivers of Babylon

The date palm is mentioned in the Tanach several times but following the Babylonian exile, the tree died out in the Israel
Philistines

Philistines and Hitech

The misnomer is Philistines were rude and uneducated. As Kay shows, nothing could be further from the truth.
Simcha Blass

Making the Desert Bloom

How Simcha Blass invented drip irrigation, which went on to transform the lives of millions of farmers in over 150 countries
Khalil Totah

Khalil Totah & Hitler’s Mufti

Efforts to turn US public sentiment against the idea of a Jewish state, back in 1947, show a linkage with the Muslim Brotherhood
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Know Your History: Eleanor Roosevelt on Solving the Palestinian Arab Refugee Issue

Six days a week, from 1935 to 1962, Eleanor Roosevelt wrote “My Day” a syndicated daily newspaper column that reached millions of Americans.
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Know Your History: Eleanor Roosevelt on the Palestinian Arab-Israeli Conflict

Six days a week, from 1935 to 1962, Eleanor Roosevelt wrote “My Day” a syndicated daily newspaper column that reached millions of Americans

Know Your History: The Flag of Palestine

Behold the flag of Palestine according to the League of Nations, before the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948
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Know Your History: Jews Helping Needy Arab Farmers in Palestine, 1930

I have already in the past posted how Jews in then Palestine were looking out for their Arab neighbors. Here is another example.
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Know Your History: Treatment of Jews at the Western Wall, 1928

In 1928, the New York Times dealt with a controversy: the British tearing down a partition separating men and women at the Western Wall

Know Your History: Arabs Welcoming Jewish Immigration to Palestine (1921)

A series where I bring to you news from the newspaper archives and historical documents to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East conflict. One of the...

Know Your History: How Infamous “Zionism is Racism” UN Resolution Passed

A series where I bring to you news from the newspaper archives and historical documents to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East conflict. The infamous "Zionism...

Know Your History: Even the Term “Free Palestine” Was Co-opted From the Jews (Part...

Over a year ago, I posted how the words “Free, free Palestine!” - words shouted out by Israel haters worldwide, more often than not an expression of their wish for the destruction of the state of Israel - were first used by the Zionist group American League for a Free Palestine (ALFP) in 1944

Know Your History: Jews Looking Out for Their Arab Neighbors Following Earthquake of 1927...

The Jewish Yishuv asked for funds for earthquake relief - and not just for the Jews
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