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A series where I bring to you news from the newspaper archives and historical documents to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East conflict.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...
A series where I bring to you news from the newspaper archives and historical documents to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East conflict.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...
Three years after the Six Day War, business had dramatically improved for some Bethlehem-based handicraft manufacturers
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
The offer that never had a chance
The Jewish Yishuv asked for funds for earthquake relief - and not just for the Jews
A JTA report about certain proceedings of the Shaw Commission, established to investigate the violent rioting in Palestine in late August 1929, which included the Hebron massacre
A fascinating read that makes clear the Jews worked hard and raised the standard of living, not just for themselves but also the Arabs
In February 1970, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser was interviewed by James Reston of The New York Times
From the July 24th edition of Life Magazine
Jewish initiatives to improve the infrastructure of Jerusalem for the benefit of all inhabitants
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?
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.
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.