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Israeli War of Independence

Was there a massacre at Deir Yassin?

Shmuel Rosner
March 14 2018 12:01AM

Bab el-Wad.

Vivian Eden
Feb. 2 2018 12:01AM

Prague, unlike Berlin, joined Washington in recognizing Israel’s capital.

Dec. 19 2017 12:01AM

One new book debunks the nakba myth; another perpetuates it.

Arnon Groiss
Nov. 29 2017 12:01AM

The usual answer is Truman—but it could just as easily be Stalin. In fact, thanks to Zionist diplomacy, it was both; and therein lies a lesson for the Jewish state today.

Nov. 6 2017 12:01AM

Shattering a myth of the 1948 war.

Ofer Regev
Aug. 7 2017 12:01AM

A war that could have been prevented.

Matthias Kuenzel
April 1 2016 12:01AM

Little has changed.

Martha Gellhorn
Oct. 27 2015 12:01AM

Despite the UN, not because of it.

Eugene Kontorovich
April 30 2015 12:01AM

Michael Kinsley, the founding editor of Slate, is incensed by what he has read in Ari Shavit’s My Promised Land about a 1948 massacre, allegedly. . .

Feb. 25 2015 12:01AM

In his much-vaunted book My Promised Land, the Israeli journalist Ari Shavit devotes a chapter to a “massacre” of Arabs that he claims took place. . .

Dec. 29 2014 12:01AM

Known for his fine translations from Hebrew, Walter Lever lived in Israel at the time of its birth and left a deeply thoughtful memoir of. . .

Sept. 10 2014 12:01AM

Israel is still fighting its war of independence. A secure peace will be possible only once the Jewish character of the state is widely accepted.  

Feb. 25 2014 12:01AM