The historian is admitting that the number of Arabs who remained in Israel in 1948 was not 160,000, as he first claimed, but less than 143,000.
Historian Benny Morris is right when he mentions the ‘atmosphere of transfer’ that gripped Israel from April 1948, but he errs when he claims that this atmosphere was never translated into policy.
Tzachi Hanegbi claims there is no 'smoking gun' in the documents of inquiry into the Yemenite children who disappeared so long ago. But that leaves us with as many questions as answers.
Twenty years ago, Haaretz ran a series of reports about the disappearance hundreds of Mizrahi infants, most from Yemenite families, during Israel’s early years. Were they kidnapped and put up for adoption? Had they died and been buried without their parents’ knowledge? Or is there a third possibility?
On the occasion of the 68th anniversary of the Partition Plan, a comprehensive survey of the resolution's place in Israel's history and its demographic ramifications today.
Is Israel a Jewish nation or a Hebrew nation? And what is the difference between the Jewish community and the Jewish people? A look at the Declaration of Independence offers clear and telling distinctions.
A photograph cropped in two ways, captioned with two newspapers, Haaretz and Makor Rishon, purported to show left-wing vs. right-wing photojournalism. The only problem: Neither newspaper actually published the photo in question.
A surprise attack on Israel's army, a massive aerial and ground response that met with strong resistance, hostage-taking, a prisoner swap - this is not a description of the recent war in Lebanon, but the plot of an untold story from 1948 involving the 'Little Triangle' area near Haifa.
The Red Commissar by Jaroslav Hasek, translated from Czech by Ruth Bondy. Gvanim Publishing, 131 pages, NIS 68.