An all-out Iran offensive against Israel can be neutralized using a simple declaration of just one sentence
Defense Ministry officials apparently hope their actions will raise doubts about the conclusions and credibility of various scholars, says renowned historian
Eventually there will be one state between the Mediterranean and the Jordan, but it will be wholly different from the one he envisions
Shimon Golan’s book on the military and political decisions in 1982 offers no major revelations but sheds light on the war’s goals and the leaders who stood behind them
The Palestinian refugee problem resulted from a Zionist master plan and ‘ethnic cleansing,’ historian Adel Manna incorrectly argues in his book ‘Nakba and Survival,’ where ‘slaughter’ and ‘expulsion’ appear on nearly every page
Daniel Blatman’s indirect comparisons with the Germans’ crimes against the Jews and others don’t reflect a serious way of writing history.
Prof. Daniel Blatman distorts history when he says the new State of Israel, a country facing invading armies, carried out a policy of expelling the local Arabs.
The Israeli government must prepare both the Israeli people and its allies for the next round against Hamas, and be prepared to deliver the killer blow.
A pre-emptive Iranian strike to ward off an Israeli or American attack on its nuclear project is a real threat, one that could send the region entirely off-kilter and one we must be ready for.
Christopher Hitchens, one of the most important journalists in the English-speaking world, needs to take a long, hard look at Palestinian history and at the nature, behavior and aims of the Palestinian national movement.
Six decades later, the official history of the Palmach has rolled off the presses. It certainly provides a useful introduction to the subject, but the authors' background as veterans of the legendary Haganah strike force does not necessarily contribute to the book's reliability.
With all his appeal, his humanity and his relative importance in the government, Allon never `took off.' Perhaps one needs a special incentive to write at length about the career of a No. 2.
My accusers forgot to mention just one thing - my participation in Jesus' crucifixion; all the rest - racism, rape, murder, genocide - can be found aplenty. Prof. Benny Morris responds to his critics.
"Zikaron Besefer: Reishita Shel Hahistoriografia Hayisraelit Shel Milhemet Ha'atzmaut, 1948-1958 " ("The Beginnings of the Israeli Historiography of the 1948 War"), by Mordechai Bar-On, Yisrael Galili Society and Ministry of Defense, 283 pages, NIS 58.